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Kenneth Wong has been a regular contributor to the CAD industry press since 2000, first an an editor, later as a columnist and freelance writer for various publications. During his nine-year tenure, he has closely followed the migration from 2D to 3D, the growth of PLM (product lifecycle management), and the impact of globalization on manufacturing. His writings have appeared in Cadalyst, Computer Graphics World, and Manufacturing Business Technology, among others.

Dispatches from SIGGRAPH 2017: Increased Core Count and Decreased Pricing Signal CPU Battle Ahead

As the computer graphics fans started streaming into Los Angeles for SIGGRAPH 2017, AMD began releasing news about its Ryzen Threadripper product line, designed to challenge Intel’s dominance in desktop PCs. AMD Ryzen Threadripper is “the fastest multi-threaded processor on ...

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Dispatches from SIGGRAPH 2017: External Quadro GPUs, AI-Accelerated Rendering, and Early Peeks into NVIDIA’s Holodeck

If your primary computing device is a thin and light notebook, it’s highly unlikely your machine comes with a professional GPU. In such devices, stringent power and size constraints often leave no room for a workstation-class GPU. The graphics boost ...

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