The cartoon featuring the winning caption will be published in the January 17, 2011 issue of EE Times The winner will receive a signed copy of his or her winning caption from artist Dan Guidera and bask in the admiration of the global engineering community.
Deadline for entries: December 20, 2010. Good luck! -- Karen Field
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.