Hardware

Hardware Open Source

The Promise of Open Source Semiconductor Design Tools

In 2018, DARPA announced that the United States will invest $100 million in new open source tools and silicon blocks to create SOCs and circuit boards. The goal is to try and bend the cost curve of making modern semiconductor silicon. While an open source EDA software community has been around for several decades, the […]

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Hardware

PC vs Mainframe: Which is FASTER?

Dave explores the age-old debate in this video. PC vs Mainframe, Pi vs Pentium, the Apple Watch vs the Apollo Guidance Computer and many more direct comparisons in MIPS (Millions of Instructions per Second).

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Hardware Interesting

How does a USB keyboard work?

Folks today don’t realize how impactful USB has been on the world of peripherals. No more messing with dipswitches, SCSI numbers, drivers, etc. Just true plug and play. It works so reliably it feels like magic.

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Hardware IoT Maker

Uri Shaked Reverse Engineers ESP32 WiFi

In this deep-dive presentation given at the 2021 Hackaday Remoticon, Uri Shaked puts on his reverse engineering hat and takes us through his fantastic work on the ESP32’s WiFi module internals. His strategy incorporates not just decompiling and debugging, but also directly simulating the ESP32, so that he can run code until it crashes, fix […]

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Hardware

2021 Biggest Breakthroughs In Technology

In this video explore some of the technology advancements and trends made in 2021 (with the focus on microchips & semiconductor technology).

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AI Hardware

CUDA Simply Explained – GPU vs CPU Parallel Computing for Beginners

In this tutorial, Mariya talks about CUDA and how it helps us accelerate the speed of our programs. Additionally, we will discuss the difference between processors (CPUs) and graphic cards (GPUs) and how come we can use both to process code.

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Hardware

Inside Intel’s Bold $26 Billion U.S. Plan To Regain Chip Dominance

For decades, Intel was the leading maker of the world’s most advanced chips. Intel’s history is interwoven with that of Silicon Valley, credited with the invention of RAM and microprocessors, the building blocks of modern computing. Now Intel has fallen behind. But its new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, has a bold plan to catch up to […]

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Hardware Security

Nvidia Gets Into Cybersecurity and Networking?

Nvidia makes more than GPUs! They are one of the biggest players in Networking and CyberSecurity!! This interview with Kevin DeierlIng, the SVP of Networking at Nvidia, gets into how they are changing the game with their Bluefield DPUs.

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