IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist of Automation John Cohn shares with us what that exactly means. To sum up, he designed the processing chips in the XBOX 360, Playstation 3, AND the Wii!!! Not only that, but he had a big role in the Discovery Channel's 'The Colony' TV series. It was described best as a controlled experiment to see exactly what it would take to survive and rebuild after a global catasrophe. For 10 weeks they had to survive with no electricity, no running water, and no communication from the outside world.
Cohn talks about the end of silicon computing and the materials we will use in the future. He riffs on the benefits of cloud computing, nano-technology, his ventures on his blog (dedicated to his deceased son, Sam - Google Sam's Stones), the new age of energy, how people view the engineering profession, and much much more. John Cohn is a wealth of information that benifits everyone who comes in contact with him.…read more