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Bill Dally joined NVIDIA over a decade ago as the company's chief scientist, after spending 12 years at Stanford University as chairman of the computer science department. He's an incredibly smart individual who has published more than 250 papers and holds over 120 patents. Now he can add a low cost ventilator design to his long and growing list of achievements. The ventilator design he came up with only costs $400 and can be assembled rather quickly. To put that into perspective, traditional ventilators can cost upwards of $20,000, and that's during normal times—at the moment, we find ourselves with a shortage of ventilators as COVID-19 continues to spread. "I hope that we don’t... Read more...
It's like a disease, really. You come to NVIDIA , you get a few paychecks and you start bashing Intel. Even the astute, politically correct Bill Dally -- which NVIDIA picked up from Stanford University as its Chief Scientist earlier this year -- is breaking out from his shell in order to slam Intel and promote his own view of the future of processors. In a sit-down with The New York Times , Dally explained that now seemed like a wonderful time to break from academia (partially, at least) and "bring products to the marketplace rather than writing papers." Needless to say, Bill has bought into CEO Jen-Hsun Huang's mantra in that the world is "on the cusp of a computing revolution," and he's pretty... Read more...