Tag Archives: Technologies for our Lives

Fitting the Full Internet Into Our Pockets

Computex in Taipei got many of us got smarter and more excited about the mobile computing possibilities being designed around Moorestown, the next generation set of technologies built around the tiny, mighty Intel Atom processor. In “What Moorestown Means for … Read more >

Top Ten Reasons You Might Have an SSD in Your System

10) You always say yes to new OS and Applications patches without having to think about it 9) You never bother to use hibernate again 8) You don’t hesitate to open a 10MB PPT file to find that one slide … Read more >

WiMAX connecting Latinos in Washington County

As a Portland, Oregon resident and Intel employee, I’ve been lucky enough to experience wireless 4G WiMAX Internet broadband, as well as speak with others who are amazed by its speed, availability, and their overall experience. What I find most … Read more >

A night of semiconductor history

Below is a public reposting of an Intel internal blog written by Tom Waldrop – Intel’s Director of Issues and Policy Communications: Imagine, in one room, a group of scientists and engineers largely responsible for the advances in semiconductor-related technology … Read more >

Why would a 32GB SSD cost more than an 80GB SSD?

The landscape of solid-state drives is growing. Many companies, Intel included, have a growing portfolio of drives for sale. Various people much smarter than I have talked about how “Not all SSDs are created equal,” but there’s one fundamental difference … Read more >

Portland Youth Experience WiMAX “Outside the Walls”

The “Digital Divide” as we understand it doesn’t just exist in rural or third-world countries. The possibility to bridge this Divide can be realized in our own backyard, and WiMAX wireless Internet broadband here in Portland is helping us reach that potential. … Read more >

Don Verner

Don is a Senior Applications Engineer in Intel’s NAND Solutions Group and has worked with nonvolatile storage technologies since 1988. Don helped pioneer flash memory as BIOS storage in desktops and mobile systems as well as defining a new flash … Read more >

Intel Xeon 5500: The IT Manager’s ATM?

You’ve no doubt heard that Intel’s new Xeon 5500 series processors can deliver a return on investment in as little as 8 months when you replace an older, single-core Xeon server. You may even have heard Pat Gelsinger refer to … Read more >

Earthquake proof your code!

So, my first PR mentor taught me to start replies with the word ‘So’. This gives you valuable micro-seconds to compile a sophisticated and accurate reply to the daisy-cutter question just lobbed at you by the archetypal British reporter. Typically … Read more >