Monthly Archives: July 2011

Will Compaan’s HotSpot Parallelizer technology take us to the promised land of parallel computing?

In connection with my just-written blog entry on the massively parallel SpiNNaker project (see below), I want to relate some information about another meeting I had last March at the DATE (Design Automation and Test) conference in Grenoble, France. I … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act in Parallel. What can you do with one million ARM cores acting in parallel and how do you get there?

Professor Steve Furber’s SpiNNaker project is in the news again. I wrote about Furber’s massively parallel brain-emulation project back on March 30 after listening to his keynote at this year’s DATE (Design Automation and Test Europe) conference in Grenoble, France. … Continue reading

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