As you'd know, Eli Harari founded SanDisk in 1988 and grew the company to $4B revenue. As an ex-SanDisk employee who saw Eli in action, I'll share with you some secrets behind his success...
Want to know what the next big technology is? Gartner periodically releases a chart called a "Hype Cycle" that tells you. In today's blog post, I'll talk about the 2011 Hype Cycle for Semiconductors...
Last week, the industry was abuzz with news of Hynix's 15nm NAND flash memory technology. This important milestone brings our industry into the quad patterning era. I'll talk about quad patterning and its implications today.
Is the transition from 300mm to 450mm wafers just driven by 20-30% cost reduction? Or is there more to it than meets the eye? Let's take a look...
It is commonly believed that the fundamental limit to MOSFET feature-size scaling is direct source-drain tunneling. We may hit this limitation around the 5nm node. Is that the end of the road for CMOS Scaling?
Shekhar Borkar, a Fellow at Intel, and Andrew Chien, the VP of Intel Research, wrote a provocative and much-circulated article titled "The Future of Microprocessors" a few months back. Let's discuss this article today...
Do semiconductor startups still make sense? A panel of high-profile Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists, Investment Bankers and Executives debated this issue last Thursday...
Sam Naffziger, an AMD Fellow, recently called for a "revolutionary improvement in on-chip interconnect to maintain the benefits of process scaling". Is the interconnect community up to the challenge?
Today, let's check out IntSim v2.5, the latest version of our open-source chip simulator. IntSim v2.5 has a powerful and simple-to-use GUI and helps optimize 2D and 3D chips.
Sam Naffziger, an AMD Fellow, gave a keynote on CPU-GPU integration recently. In this blog-post, I will summarize Sam's excellent talk and explain why this technology could change our industry.
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