Dr. David Patterson in conversation with John Markoff, Author, formerly with The New York Times
The Bulls & Bears highlights semiconductor industry opportunities and challenges from an investor’s perspective, focusing on the 2018-19 outlook, drivers, and headwinds.
Rising capital requirements combined with increasing development costs and longer time to exit have led to diminishing investments in Key Enabling Technologies (KET), semiconductors and hardware. Low levels of KET investment in the US and Europe have profound long-term implications.
The industry today is at phenomenal inflection point. We are experiencing dramatic change in how we interact and interface with computing, and equally the intelligent capabilities of machine learning based computing systems.
Artificial intelligence has numerous industrial and military applications and is already being deployed to solve a host of challenging perception and autonomy problems.
The National Leadership Strategy for Semiconductors panel will discuss the Government-wide strategic elements and actions that the U.S. Government is taking to ensure semiconductor and microelectronics leadership for the U.S.