Chips, Chiplets, and Modules, Oh My!

In this week’s Fish Fry podcast, we’ve got an interview double header! First up, Peggy Carrieres (Avnet) joins me to discuss the electronic supply shortages we are experiencing today and why she believes constraint drives innovation. Next, Rob Mains (CHIPS Alliance) joins me to discuss how CHIPS Alliance is collaborating with a variety of different companies and universities to create a chip design ecosystem and the details of their unified memory standard developed with RISC-V international.

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Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Art by Physicist

Welcome to the fourth installment of a new special edition series of our long-running Fish Fry podcast called “Makers Today!”, where we highlight the movers and shakers in the maker space. In this month’s episode, my guest is Kitty Yeung, founder and designer at Art by Physicist.  Kitty and I discuss the variety of super cool designs she created as part of her kickstarter campaign, what her work as a creative technologist and senior program manager at The Garage entailed, her passion for quantum computing, and how the worlds of high tech fashion and quantum computing overlap in her life. 

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Adventures in Memory - Samsung’s HBM-PIM and A New Brain-Inspired Memory Device

In this week’s Fish Fry podcast, Nam Sung Kim (Senior Vice President of Samsung’s Memory Business Unit) joins me to discuss why he believes our computing architectures must evolve to meet the needs of artificial intelligence and machine learning applications and how breaking the traditional Von Neumann processor-memory boundary could be disruptive to both the hardware and software sides of our industry, and the details of Samsung’s new HBM Processing-In Memory. Also this week, I investigate a new brain-inspired memory device developed by the University of Singapore and why this new novel molecular memristor could represent a significant breakthrough in our quest to design low-energy computing. 

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FloatingPoint DSP for You and Me: Why Today’s Real World Designs Need FloatingPoint Digital Signal Processing

What do sweat-powered batteries and FloatingPoint digital signal processing have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast of course! We start things off with an investigation into the details of a revolutionary new battery developed by NTU Singapore that is powered by sweat and includes a unique silver flake electrode design. Also this week, Ted Chua (Cadence Design Systems) joins me to discuss the need for floating point digital signal processing today and the details of Cadence’s new Tensilica FloatingPoint DSPs.
 
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Taking Piracy out of the Driver’s Seat

In this week’s Fish Fry podcast, Ted Miracco (CEO - Cylynt) and I discuss the increased prevalence of software piracy in the automotive industry and what can be done to stem the tide of unauthorized software use today. We also discuss the current state of cybersecurity today and the details of their upcoming Cylynt Connect Software Monetization and Anti-Piracy Summit.  Also this week, I investigate a new soft and stretchable metal alloy-based energy harvester that converts movement into electricity developed by a team of researchers from North Carolina State University. (Spoiler alert: it works underwater too!)

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Crafting the Next Generation of AI - Deci is Looking to Change How We Build Artificial Intelligence

It’s Friday and we’re taking a deep dive into the world of artificial intelligence! Yonatan Geifman (Co-founder and CEO - Deci) joins me this week to discuss how we can use AI itself to craft the next generation of AI. We also chat about how developers can streamline artificial intelligence development and where AI is headed in the next couple years and decades to come. Also this week, I take a closer look at new research from an international group of researchers that aims to answer the question: What if photonics can help us better recognize patterns for machine learning?

 
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Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Max Maxfield

Welcome to the third installment of a new special edition series of our long-running Fish Fry podcast called “Makers Today!”, where we highlight the movers and shakers in the Maker space. In this month’s episode, my guest is the one and only Max Maxfield! Max and I chat about his creative process, what motivates him to create the fantastic projects he has designed, and why one particular piece of advice from his mother made all the difference in his life. 

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Building a Bridge Between Technology and Diplomacy: The Purdue Research Foundation Launches the Center for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue

In this episode of Fish Fry,  I am happy to announce that Mung Chiang (EVP and Dean of Engineering College at Purdue University) is joining me to discuss the new Center for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue University. Mung and I discuss the multi-layered connection between technology and freedom and how this new tech tank will build a bridge between the worlds of technology and diplomacy. Also this week, I check out new research from the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology in Japan that may have cracked the code of benefit and cost-based motivation (Spoiler alert: It involves manipulating the dopamine receptors of macaque monkeys!).

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Papa’s Got a Brand New Node: Intel Makes Waves in Process and Packaging

On your mark. Get set. Let’s fry some fish! In this week’s podcast, I chat with Sanjay Natarajan (Senior Vice President and Co-General Manager, Logic Technology Development at Intel) about what the roadmaps for Intel’s process and packaging technologies looks like, the motivations behind Intel’s move to a new node naming convention, and what Sanjay believes will be the key factors that will drive the continuation and success of Moore’s Law. Also this week, I check out how new research from the University of Tsukuba is improving the possibility of launching rockets using a high-power beam of microwave radiation.

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Automatic For The People: CacheQ’s New Compiler for Multithreaded Executables

In this week’s Fish Fry podcast, CacheQ CEO Clay Johnson joins me to discuss their new compiler for multi-threading acceleration for CPUs with multiple physical cores and why there is a need for a heterogenous compute development environment specifically for software developers. Also this week, I take a closer look at new self-healing, re-configurable, and recyclable stretchy skin-like circuits developed by Virginia Tech Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Macromolecules Innovation Institute.

 

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