Processor geeks convene at Hot Chips 19

Summary:News.com is covering the Hot Chips 19 conference on high performance processors taking place this week at Stanford University.

News.com is covering the Hot Chips 19 conference on high performance processors taking place this week at Stanford University. Among the highlights, chip-to-chip interconnect technology; wireless HDTV transmission for home use; looking beyond CMOS to photonics, nanotech and quantum computing; the Tile64 chip from Tilera; science fiction icon Vernor Vinge on "digital gaia"; the journey of AMD's Barcelona; IBM's Power 6; Intel's 965 chipset and new Penryn processors; and the first quad-core laptop, Xtreme 917V Accelerator.

Topics: Processors

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