Ian Cutress Interviews Jim Keller, Silicon Wizard

Dr. Ian Cutress interviews Jim Keller on YouTube (above). Jim is currently CTO of Tenstorrent, a 2016 AI startup that recently secured $200m of Series C funding to go build their 4th/5th generation processors.

Was Jim Keller really ‘the father of Zen’ (the AMD architecture)? In this wide-reaching interview, Jim talks to Ian about his time at AMD, Intel, and others, along with a variety of management technique advice, how to approach design, the future of Moore’s Law, which instruction set matters (x86 vs Arm), but also the intersection between maturity and experience.

Ian recently interviewed CTO Jim and CEO Ljubisa about Tenstorrent as well as the relationship between the two, which comes back to their time at AMD together.

See the video on YouTube above (or here).

 


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