Introduced at Intel Innovation 2022 as a resource to private beta users, the Intel Developer Cloud was opened to the public as a beta resource at Intel Innovation 2023. The goal is to make new and future hardware platforms available for pre-launch development and testing to give developers, customers, and researchers early and efficient access to Intel technologies from a few months up to a full year ahead of product availability.
Canada’s National QC Program Seeks Public Input on Strategy
Bob Sorensen, Earl Joseph
Building on its Budget 2021 commitment to launch a seven year $360 million National Quantum Strategy, the Government of Canada recently stood up a public survey website to gather insights on how to implement the plan. The survey covers a comprehensive set of issues including best practices on academic, government and private sector partnerships, talent and workforce challenges and opportunities, mechanisms to ensure equity, diversity, and inclusion, adoption of quantum technologies by Canadian entities, and identification of any significant gaps, barriers, or challenges that could hinder Canadian efforts to become a global leader in quantum technologies.
8 202021 | HYP_Link
European Processor Initiative Milestone: Release of Processor Test Chip for Fabrication
Bob Sorensen and Earl Joseph
The European Processor Initiative (EPI) recently announced that it had released its European Processors Accelerator Chip (EPAC1.0) test chip design to a semiconductor maker for fabrication. The chip consists of multiple accelerator options including a vector processing unit, a stencil and tensor accelerator, and a variable precision processor, along with supporting RISC-V cores and memory access hardware. The 25 mm2 chip will be manufactured by US-based semiconductor maker Global Foundries using their low-voltage, low-power, 22 nanometer, 22FDX process platform.