Berkeley researcher describes parallel path News & Analysis 2/22/2008 Post a comment A veteran computer science researcher described plans for defining a new model for parallel programming at an annual gathering at the University of California at Berkeley where otherss sketched out issues they are pursuing that could lead to the era of ubiquitous computing.
Android opens door to IC open source News & Analysis 2/14/2008 Post a comment Mobile World Congress this year has offered a storm of announcements and demonstrations surrounding Google's new Android mobile operating system. But the demonstrations of Android--a Linux-based, open mobile platform--sparked as many questions as answers.
Wintel will fund parallel software lab at Berkeley News & Analysis 2/14/2008 Post a comment Intel and Microsoft will help fund a new Parallel Computing Lab at the University of California at Berkeley in an effort to define a parallel programming model that will serve the multicore processors already on the drawing board.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...