Friday, November 02
- iPhones are allergic to helium. (iFixit)
This is bad. If you live somewhere with a helium atmosphere. Which you probably don't.
- Llamas are allergic to the flu. (RealClearScience)
The article discusses a universal flu vaccine, but that's not what's happening here. The llama antibodies provide broad but temporary immunity; you'd need to take them each year. But they would make your resistant to all strains of the flu for a year, rather than being an all-or-nothing shot at a single strain, and camelid antibodies can readily be mass-produced in bacterial cultures.
- 1500 Google employees helpfully identified themselves as dead weight that can be dumped without affecting operations. (TechCrunch)
That's probably not what they thought they were doing, but they're not very bright.
- AMD is holding a Next Horizon investor event next Tuesday. (AnandTech)
The New Horizon event in 2016 announced details of the first-generation Zen processors (that became Ryzen, Threadripper, and Epyc), so this is almost certainly an announcement of Zen 2.
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Posted by: Pixy Misa at Saturday, November 03 2018 03:32 AM (PiXy!)
I gather the TSMC 7nm node doesn't have this issue.
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