What Does the Future of Content Management Look Like?

Content management is becoming increasingly important as organizations invest more heavily in both internal and external content. Broadly defined, content management refers to all the processes, systems, and workflows associated with creating, organizing, distributing, and securing content within an organization. Organizations are beginning to realize that content management cannot exist as a mere afterthought; it …

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Desktop GPUs Simulate 24 Billion Synapse Mammal Brain Cortex

Dr James Knight and Prof Thomas Nowotny from the University of Sussex’s School of Engineering and Informatics used the latest Graphical Processing Units (GPUs) to give a single desktop PC the capacity to simulate brain models of almost unlimited size. This work will make large brain simulations accessible to researchers with tiny budgets. The research …

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Next Tesla Full Self Driving Chip Will Use 5 Nanometer Lithography

Tesla will work with Samsung to develop a 5nm-class semiconductor for the HW4 version of the Tesla Full Self Driving Chip. Samsung is supplying 14nm chips to Tesla for the HW3 version of FSD. The in-vehicle infotainment system (IVI) uses a variety of chips such as processors, neural network processors (NPUs), security integrated circuits, memory, …

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Strained Diamond Electronics

Researchers at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have demonstrated large, uniform tensile elastic straining of microfabricated diamond arrays through the nanomechanical approach. This has the potential of strained diamonds as prime candidates for advanced functional devices in microelectronics, photonics, and quantum information technologies. Above – CAPTION Stretching of microfabricated diamonds pave ways for applications …

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Taiwan Semiconductors Future Lithography

TSMC’s 5nm is in mass production. The 3nm will also be put into production in 2022. The more advanced 2nm process is also reported to have made significant progress. The 2nm process will start mass production around 2023 to 2024. TSMC thinks risk trial production yield in the second half of 2023 can reach 90%. …

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Breakthrough Electronic Amoeba Analog Computer For Approximate Solving Traveling Salesman Problems

Many important and valuable planning and scheduling problems in logistics and automation are combinatorial optimization problems. The most famous problem of this type is the traveling salesman problem. The salesman problem is this question: “Given a list of cities and the distances between each pair of cities, what is the shortest possible route that visits …

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Taiwan Semiconductor Will Have Volume Production of 3 Nanometer Chips in 2022

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to expand extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography tools for its next-generation 3 nm (N3) node process. TSMC was the first company to use ASML’s EUV lithography machines for high-volume production and now has at least three processes that use EUV for select layers. They use EUV lithography for its N7+, …

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Google Career Certificates

Google has career certificates that can replace the four-year degree. People can complete the 3 to 6 month online programs that are taught by google employees. The certifications are currently for data analyst, Project Manager, IT Support Specialist and US Designer. A Pathway to Jobs Earning the certificate is an important first step. You will …

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Computer Chips Will Improve 1000 Times Within 5 Years

Intel’s Raja Koduri gave the Monday keynote talk at the Hotchips 32 conference today. He argued in the keynote that within the next 5 years the industry would be able to increase performance by 1000 times. Sander Olson attended this presentation. Raja describes a path to 50x Transistor Density. Pitch scaling will triple the density …

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COBOL Still Handles 70% of Global Business Transactions

IBM is updating its mainframe chips with the Z15. It is a 14-nanometer chip. This matters because COBOL and mainframes are still processing the bulk of global business transactions. The IBM presentation was at the Hot Chips conference which was attended by Sander Olson. The mainframe and enterprise assets are at the center of a …

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