INDIANAPOLIS--EE Times got down and dirty in the pits at the Indy 500 on Friday, to learn how 0.5 increments of tire pressure can make or break a race, how many laps a driver can go on one set of wheels, and how far rival tire makers will go to steal another firm's secrets.
Pit worker Jason Robb from KV Racing filled us in on all the crucial details for when rubber meets track on race day:
[Learn more about the Indy 500 at Littelfuse's Speed2Design site.]
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.