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Wednesday, December 8 • 2:15pm - 2:25pm
Keynote: Scaling is Failing - Dr. Ron Black, Executive Chairman, Codasip

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After 50 years of driving semiconductor economics, the underlying “semiconductor laws” are failing at a time when advanced manufacturing is becoming prohibitively expensive. Photonics and alternate materials such as carbon nanotubes have been suggested as alternatives but the only short-term option is to match hardware to computational workload through heterogeneous computing. RISC-V’s modularity combined with design automation provides a foundation for creating novel processors and domain-specific accelerators. Industry must adapt or die!

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Dr. Ron Black

Executive Chairman, Codasip
30 years in semiconductors and electronics systemsPrevious roles as CEO since 2005• CEO of Wavecom: sold to Sierra Wireless• CEO of Mobiwire, sold to TCL• President and CEO of Rambus,• President and CEO of Imagination Technologies• Executive Chairman of Codasip

Wednesday December 8, 2021 2:15pm - 2:25pm PST
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