Podcast EP72: Analog AI/ML with Aspinity

Podcast EP72: Analog AI/ML with Aspinity
by Daniel Nenni on 04-20-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Tom Doyle, CEO of Aspinity. Dan explores the benefits of Aspinity’s analog signal processing technology with Tom. The ultra-low power analog computing capability delivered by Aspinity has significant implications for the design and deployment of AI/ML systems.

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Podcast EP71: Critical Enablers for the Custom Silicon Revolution

Podcast EP71: Critical Enablers for the Custom Silicon Revolution
by Daniel Nenni on 04-15-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Dr. Elad Alon, CEO and co-founder at Blue Cheetah Analog Design, Elad’s experience includes Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley, co-director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center, and consulting or visiting positions with many global semiconductor companies.

Dan and Elad explore the trends for increasing … Read More


Podcast EP70: A Review of EDA and IP Growth For 2021 with Dr. Walden Rhines

Podcast EP70: A Review of EDA and IP Growth For 2021 with Dr. Walden Rhines
by Daniel Nenni on 04-08-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Dr. Walden Rhines in his capacity as Executive Sponsor for the SEMI Electronic Design Market Data Report. Wally provides an overview of the most recent report covering all of 2021. Spoiler alert: it was a record-breaking year in many areas.

Dan and Wally explore the details behind the numbers and what it may mean for… Read More


Podcast EP69: Ayar Labs and the Future of Optical I/O

Podcast EP69: Ayar Labs and the Future of Optical I/O
by Daniel Nenni on 04-01-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Hugo Saleh, senior VP of commercial operations and managing director of Ayar Labs, UK. Hugo discusses the technology and application of optical I/O, its use and impact now and in the future.

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Podcast EP68: The Foundation of Computational Electromagnetics

Podcast EP68: The Foundation of Computational Electromagnetics
by Daniel Nenni on 03-25-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Dr. Matthew Commens, product manager Ansys. Matt discusses an upcoming webinar series on the inner workings and capabilities of Ansys simulation software. How the series began, the impact and benefits and a view of the future are all covered.

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Podcast EP67: Corigine Combines Emulation and Prototyping

Podcast EP67: Corigine Combines Emulation and Prototyping
by Daniel Nenni on 03-18-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Jeff Critten, VP of sales at Corigine. They discuss the unique capabilities of Corigine that allows support of both emulation and prototyping in one platform.

Jeff Critten has been in the EDA industy for over 25yrs.  He started with Cadence as a verification AE in 1997 and moved into a sales role where he was promoted… Read More


Podcast EP66: The Data Center Revolution, the Speedata Point of View

Podcast EP66: The Data Center Revolution, the Speedata Point of View
by Daniel Nenni on 03-11-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Jonathan Friedmann, a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of Speedata. Jonathan discusses the current challenges of big data analytics and how Speedata fits into the landscape.

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Podcast EP65: Trust But Verify – The Backstory of Applied Materials and Cornami with Wally Rhines

Podcast EP65: Trust But Verify – The Backstory of Applied Materials and Cornami with Wally Rhines
by Daniel Nenni on 03-04-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by CEO of Cormani Wally Rhines. Wally discusses the recent strategic investment in Conrami made by Applied Ventures (the venture capital arm of Applied Materials Inc.). Wally explores what type of business models and manufacturing optimization can be made possible if fully homomorphic encryption (HFE) can… Read More


Podcast EP64: The real story behind Fairchild Semiconductor

Podcast EP64: The real story behind Fairchild Semiconductor
by Daniel Nenni on 02-25-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by John East, the former CEO of Actel. In the sixth episode of Semiconductor Insiders John explained the beginnings of Fairchild Semiconductor and the significance of the Traitorous Eight.

In this follow-up discussion, John recounts the rise and fall of Fairchild Semiconductor. This is a turbulent and significant … Read More


Podcast EP63: The growing importance of interconnect architecture

Podcast EP63: The growing importance of interconnect architecture
by Daniel Nenni on 02-18-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by Matt Burns, technical marketing manager at Samtec. Matt focuses on why interconnect architecture has become so important for state-of-the-art system designs. The markets that are driving these requirements, along with the challenges and how to address them are provided.

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