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Reflecting On My Journey With Intel Inventor Platforms

If you had asked me whether I would ever have considered submitting a resume at a company like Intel earlier in my career, I would have comprehensively answered “no.” The reason? Well – Most of the roles at Intel seemed to require 7 PhDs in engineering (which I don’t have). Aside from that, the specific nature of the work is obscure – I simply had no idea how to map “doing microprocessor design, marketing and…

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Ecosystem Magic

Pop Quiz: Who got the One Ring back from Sauron and tossed it into Mount Doom? If you are like most people, you would answer “The Hobbits.” They clearly did the majority of the grunt work, killing spiders, orcs, climbing mountains, fighting with Golem and running away from the Balrog. But if you think about it really carefully, you might conclude that the answer is actually…Gandalf. Without Gandalf, Sauron would have won, no contest. Gandalf…

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Outposts and Gravitons – The Edge Draws Near

The Graviton2 announcement from Amazon this week was a quite amazing development for the Arm ecosystem. Suddenly, in the space of a single year (post the announcement of the initial Graviton processor), Amazon has advanced the state of Arm in the datacenter to a degree which no one was really expecting. It isn’t just the performance improvements, it was the speed. There is no precedent for a company moving that fast to bring custom silicon…

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The Arm AIOT Summit Recap

Just got back from the Arm AIOT Summit, the 500-developer AI and IoT conference my team has been helping to plan for the last 6+ months. Overall a great event, a lot of hands-on workshops, key developers and technical leaders and a quite amazing turn-out.  The reason we put this event together is that we felt strongly that the number of developer solutions enabling low-power AI on Arm (especially microcontrollers) has been rising dramatically. Google’s…

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