Computing Now Video Features Intel's Craig Barrett
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 17 July, 2008 — Intel Chairman and semiconductor industry pioneer Craig Barrett is featured this month in a video interview on the IEEE Computer Society’s new website, Computing Now (http://computingnow.computer.org). The video highlights are taken from a full-length interview that appears in the July-August issue of IEEE Design & Test of Computers magazine.
In addition to his career at Intel, Barrett, cofounder and chair of the Focus Center Research Program’s governing council, discusses what triggered the creation of this program and his vision on what it might accomplish.
Barrett also shares his views on the major challenges the semiconductor and computer industry must overcome in the next decade and the role universities will play in addressing those challenges.
“The interview is of great interest to the semiconductor industry and academia, as well as anyone who works in the computer industry,” said Design & Test Editor in Chief Tim Cheng.
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