Tech Summit 2022: The Age of AI Scaling

Tech Summit 2022: The Age of AI Scaling
by Admin on 08-23-2022 at 12:00 am

About the Summit

The “Mother of All Cycles” is underway. Our thesis, “The Age of AI Scaling, Mother of All Cycles”, posits that the setup of the current semiconductor cycle is a rare planetary alignment of market forces, which include Artificial Intelligence and AI at the Edge. We see the current cycle being driven

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Chip Design in the Cloud – Annapurna Labs and Altair

Chip Design in the Cloud – Annapurna Labs and Altair
by Kalar Rajendiran on 05-19-2021 at 10:00 am

Compute Farm Growth

The above title refers to a webinar that was hosted by Altair on April 28th. Chip design in the cloud is not a new idea. So, what is the big deal with the above title. Sometimes titles don’t reveal the full story. Annapurna Labs happens to be an Amazon company. It used to be an independent semiconductor company that was acquired by Amazon… Read More


SEMI SMC: Atoms Still Don’t Scale

SEMI SMC: Atoms Still Don’t Scale
by Paul McLellan on 09-24-2015 at 7:00 am

Last Tuesday was the SEMI’s annual Strategic Materials Conference (SMC). The opening keynotes were given by Gary Patton, the CTO of GlobalFoundries, and Mark Thirsk, Managing Partner of Linx Consulting. This year it was held in the Computer History Museum (which always makes the commute interesting since you have to fight… Read More


EUV Makes Progress and Other Observations From SPIE

EUV Makes Progress and Other Observations From SPIE
by Scotten Jones on 02-26-2015 at 1:00 pm

The SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference is the world’s premier conference for patterning techniques utilized to manufacture semiconductors. At any given time during the conference there are multiple parallel sessions so it is impossible to see all of the papers presented. Prior to the conference I reviewed and blogged on … Read More