Jim Jeffers takes Intel Exascale to Hollywood
Published in Graphics


Outlines Exascale Vision for a decade

Intel has been part of the Hollywood production scene for more than a decade, but it hA just decided to give us a bit more details about the present and the future of the movie production, all part of the Exascale vision set by Raja Koduri, Jim Keller and Jim Jeffers.

Elon Musk says Lidar is fool’s gold
Published in Transportation
Monday, 29 April 2019 12:22

Elon Musk says Lidar is fool’s gold


Lidars are unnecessary

Tesla has shared a vast amount of details about its FSD (Full Self Driving) dual SoC 14nm computer and said that the 12 ARM core chip has a modest GPU, a custom neural network compute part, while the SoC packs 250 million gates, 6 billion transistors at 260 mm2. More importantly, Elon addressed Tesla’s apparent desire to stay away from Lidars.

Zen man Jim Keller leaves Tesla for Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:48

Zen man Jim Keller leaves Tesla for Intel


Updated: Leaves Tesla to kick-start Chipzilla

Jim Keller, the former AMD chip executive behind the Zen roadmap, has left Tesla for Intel and joining fellow AMD refugee Raja Koduri to help Chipzilla sort out of its manufacturing stall of the last few years.

Keller is building self-driving vehicles for Tesla
Published in News


Will take some time

Fudzilla has already mentioned Jim Keller, the hardware engineer that was one of the key people for finishing what was considered to be the overambitious AMD Zen CPU project. Keller now works for Tesla, and our well-informed friends confirmed that he is building a self-driving platform for the company. 

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:50

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12


Exclusive: Zen drive more important

Legendary, now ex AMD chief engineer Jim Keller was not a fan of the ARM-based K12 and sidelined it in favour of Zen development.

Jim Keller, lead CPU architect, leaves AMD
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 18 September 2015 19:45

Jim Keller, lead CPU architect, leaves AMD


Zen still sampling in 2016

AMD has not been doing that great and there are still a lot of changes happening to the company.