Gustafson on Parallel Algorithms

Gustafson on Parallel Algorithms
by Paul McLellan on 11-05-2012 at 4:54 pm

At the keynote for ICCAD this morning, John Gustafson of AMD (where he is Chief Graphics Product Architect as well as a Fellow) talked about parallel algorithms. Like Gene Amdahl, whose law states that parallel algorithms are limited by the part that cannot be parallelized (if 10% is serial, then even if the other part takes place… Read More


Smart mobile SoCs: NVIDIA

Smart mobile SoCs: NVIDIA
by Don Dingee on 05-02-2012 at 4:16 pm

When the name synonymous with personal computer graphics decided to turn their engineering talent toward the mobile business, heads turned. NVIDIA has rather quickly gained a foothold in tablets by squeezing four high performance processing cores, twelve graphics cores, and more onto a Tegra 3.… Read More