When Shekhar Borkar talks, the world listens. It is evident that issues related to ultra low submicron CMOS technologies will keep the power burning. But I am confident we can get this sorted out in the next few years.
Local computing is the original Wintel party line, he's reflecting Intel's wish to go back to glory days.
Better cloud argument can be made from a made up Big Brother horror story, like Amazon or Apple or Google or Microsoft monitoring your internet preferences.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.