Bittech: AMD Fusion CPU GPU to ship 2011

Bit-tech has a short interclip with AMD spokesperson Bob Grim on AMD’s attempts at GPGPU’s, vis a vis the upcoming Fusion, supposedly on target to ship first quarter 2011: “There was a fair bit of engineering work involved too, but we just have a tradition of building a piece of silicon from the ground up, […]

Processor In Memory: Return of the Transputer

The Memristor has recently brought about a lookback at early Processor In Memory attempts, one of which was the Transputer. INMOS, a UK semiconductor company from the early 1980’s, (later the familiar ST Electronics, NYSE:STM) invested heavily in concurrent computing microprocessor design, which, while missing the target on a viable “Plastic Pal who’s Fun to […]