--IBM, Oracle and Fujitsu are increasingly using similar big iron techniques. The last three giants of scale up computing.
--It will be very interesting to see if Qcomm becomes a significant DSP player
--There's barely enough different microprocessor teams out that to call this a microprocessor event anymore. FPGA and comms and misc stuff has been part of the program for some time and its related and interesting, albiet the event has lost some of its intensity of a dozen competitors battling it out.
--It would be cool if thre ARM SoC folks would step up, especially as we get to 2014 and a 9-12 different server SoCs.
--There's a wonderful crew of regulars who you rarely see anywhere else. The networking is the best part.
Wow if we have such a high resolution camera that we can see twist of arms from distance and can move camera focus comfortably it would have so many applications especially when dealing with sports. There are so many times human empires or even the computer empire is not able to find fouls because of technology limitations so tis will be of so much need and help.