Hallo hoppy reader, It’s Tuesday and that means I’ve taken a bat turn to the left and landed at Moscone for another Intel Developer Forum. This first installment concern’s the show’s opening keynote, from Paul Otellini and associates. Paul’ theme: A Continuum of Computing

Today’s Monday…It Must Be Nehalem

Hello happy reader, Back in August, I wrote a bit about Intel’s IDF here at Moscone. There’s plenty of coverage out there about the then new Larrabee and Atom processors but, at Intel, nothing stands still for long. At the end of last month, the latest IDF in Taiwan played host to a demo of […]

IDF 08 Pt. 2

Hello happy reader, Well, after that nondescript lunch thang, a turkey sammy, cardboard–tainted sweet and pasta salad, I headed over to meet w/the PCI folks. I sat down with Al Yanes, president and chair of the 918 member PCI-SIG, who met w/me to discuss v3 of PCIe, the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express bus. Here’s what I came away with… The spec […]

IDF 08

Hello happy reader, I’m currently at the Intel Developer Forum…Here’s my notes so far: ▼ Opening Forum Keynote — Intel Chairman Craig Barrett • Intro’d with thoughts on making good things happen by leveraging tech. • Stressed the lack of political will in the US to fund education ▼ The first segment  featured a Wii remote hacker, Johnny […]