Facing the Challenges of a Parallel Future

Big data requires big processing, but can our current pace keep up with the processing demands of the future? Perhaps not if we continue the status quo, suggested Andreas Olofsson, CEO of chipmaker, Adapteva, in a keynote at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in San Francisco this week. “It’s a fact that we have a huge problem right now in terms of energy efficiency,” cautioned Olofsson in discussing the challenges the computing industry faces. “We’re going along and we have Moore’s law doubling compute every two years, and energy efficiency hasn’t kept up. FULL ARTICLE