Hot and Hotables: Wha is hot, what could become hot

The Important Many feel their privacy is under attack. There will be technological, entrepreneurial, and public sector responses At a time when the general-purpose CPU had been declared the winner in seemingly all IT domains, specialized silicon is arising: AI/ML, Storage, networking, and more. IT professionals need to learn the principles of the Cloud era…

Silicon Strikes Back

In a galaxy not too far away, fear spread that Moore’s law was coming to an end. It was getting harder to increase the frequency on a CPU, leakage was increasing even as transistor size was decreasing, and a breakthrough in material science seemed desperately necessary. What was a scared IT industry to do? Go…