Blog Review: June 14

CCIX; 17 years of EVs; cost of IoT breaches; DisplayPort; generative adversarial networks.


In a video, Cadence’s Tom Hackett looks at the evolving von Neumann computer architecture and the development of CCIX driven by recent cloud computing challenges.

Mentor’s Puneet Sinha notes it’s been 17 years since the Toyota Prius went on sale worldwide, and looks ahead to the next 17 years of electric vehicles.

Synopsys’ Sri Deepti Pisipati gives an overview of the different topologies of DisplayPort 1.4/1.3.

Rambus’ Aharon Etengoff points to a survey that says nearly half of U.S. companies using an IoT network have been hit by a recent security breach, and the significant cost of those breaches.

A Lam Research staff writer looks at the rise of smart cities across Asia and the challenges they’re addressing.

ARM’s Andrew Hopkins takes a look at the relation between safety and security in ARM systems.

In a podcast, Nvidia’s Michael Copeland chats with Google’s Ian Goodfellow about generative adversarial networks, which have the potential to make deep neural networks learn much faster with less human effort.

NI’s Doug Farrell points to three trends to watch for at the Automotive Testing Expo Europe next week in Stuttgart.

Writing for NXP, John C. Havens discusses the ethical implications of autonomous cars and whether someone could choose algorithms reflecting their own values.

Ansys’ Thierry Marchal presents efforts to involve and educate government on the role computer modeling and simulation can play in healthcare.

Silicon Labs’ Jason Rock reports back on five smart home trends found at this year’s Computex.

In a video, Mentor’s Colin Walls chat about multicore embedded systems and the various software architectures available.

Cadence’s Paul McLellan shares the latest information on Samsung’s roadmap, plus the development of the current foundry plus fabless model, from the Samsung Foundry Forum.

Synopsys’ Robert Vamosi notes a new report finds that 50% of the vulnerabilities found in software today are more than four years old.

And don’t miss the blogs from last week’s Low Power-High Performance newsletter:

Editor In Chief Ed Sperling points to a fundamental shift from faster processors to faster processes.

Executive Editor Ann Steffora Mutschler argues that sometimes a shock to the system is a good thing.

Rambus’ Mohit Gupta contends that as demand for higher bandwidth within a similar power envelope grows, so does the concept of SoC/ASIC disaggregation.

Cadence’s Dave Pursley finds that different power concerns lead to different solutions.

Synopsys’ Gordon Cooper observes that advances in embedded vision are powering autonomous driving.

ARM’s Sriram Ragunathan sees a new chapter beginning for mobile devices.

Mentor’s Progyna Khondkar digs deep into the Liberty syntax and other non-standard behavior model libraries.

SEMI’s Christian Dieseldorff notes that fab equipment outlay is expected to hit $49B in 2017, $54B next year.

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