Gaber Intihar graduated from the University of Mathematics and Physics in Ljubljana with a bachelor's degree in Physics Engineering and is now pursuing a master's degree in Science Communication and Physics Education. He's working as a freelance writer and editor and mostly covers tech and science-related topics.
At this year’s Hot Chips symposium, held between the 18th and 20th of August, Intel revealed its first entries into the emergent market of AI accelerators—the Intel Nervana NNP-T ‘Spring Crest’ and NNP-I ‘Spring Hill’ chips. With the technology, Intel is aiming to compete against the current leaders in the space: Google, Amazon, and Nvidia, as well as newcomers like Qualcomm and Huawei.
about 2 months ago
5G is the next generation of wireless communication technologies that will be used by future mobile devices all over the world. As with the standards that came before it, 5G promises vastly better performance—it will substantially increase data transfer speeds, improve reliability, and greatly reduce latency.
about 3 months ago
A Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor works by sending out a signal (usually ultrasound or light) and waiting for it to bounce back from an obstacle and return to the sensor. The distance to the object can then be calculated from the time it took for the signal to return.
3 months ago
Whether we like it or not, the future of transportation seems to be electric. But should we be welcoming them with open arms? Electric cars are supposed to be better for the environment, offer optimal performance (at least in terms of acceleration), and promise lower ownership costs than gas-powered vehicles. But, things aren’t quite that simple. In this article, we will consider some of the difficulties facing EVs and an all-electric future.
7 months ago