2020-06-17 - Frank Lavety

COVID-19, technology saved businesses …Work from Home, the norm

Prior to Covid-19 Corona Virus pandemic’s centre stage worldwide presence, to many organizations, the common workspace remained the office! The…

2020-06-12 - Lee Moore, Duncan Graham

A guide to accelerating applications with just-right RISC-V custom instructions

With RISC-V, standard extensions can be used to configure the base processor...

2020-06-09 - Kristof Beets

What is ray tracing and how is it enabling real-time 3D graphics?

There is no doubt then that real-time ray tracing has a bright future making this undoubtedly an exciting time for…

2020-05-25 - Brian Dipert

Hackintosh: Choose your microprocessor

It’s time for this engineer to delve into the details of his Hackintosh systems' processors.

2020-05-06 - Bill Schweber

Is Optical Computing in Our Future?

Forget digital electronics: the long-discussed dream of optical computing may have taken another small step forward with the recent development…

2020-04-18 - Brian Dipert

What’s next for USB and Thunderbolt?

Can your application leverage the functional, performance, and other benefits of advanced interfaces, or is a COM port good enough…

2019-12-11 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

Quantum Computer Design: An introduction

Quantum computers exploit the laws of physics, especially those of quantum mechanics that study subatomic particles, in practice, the one…

2019-08-30 - Carolyn Mathas

The basics of quantum computing—A tutorial

Advances in quantum computing are happening at breakneck speed. For engineers that want to be a part of its rapid…

2019-08-12 - Javier Piay

Building a Relay Computer (Part 1): The Y Switch

This mini-series of articles describes how to build a computer’s CPU (central processing unit) out of relays.

2019-06-11 - Adrian Thompson

APUs Are Revolutionizing Industry

The combination of a CPU and a GPU in the form of an APU is applicable to non-display applications like…