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Big ideas, big discussions make MW2017 the place to be

Big brains, big ideas, big discussions make Multicore World 2017 an important place to be


By Peter Kerr for sticK
(sticK - 7 February, 2017 )

One of the dirty little secrets of computing is that the power of the processor(s) is currently way beyond our ability to program them.

It’s as if you have a V8 powered car but only feeding fuel into one cylinder. The rest of the engine’s potential is vastly underutilised.

So it is with multicore processors, which are like having 2 - 1016 (or much more) individual computers on a single chip.

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