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Eindhoven: the center of AI engineering

The Eindhoven Artificial Intelligence Systems Institute, including the AI Engineering Lab, is set to make the Brainport region the center for AI in engineering.

Headlines

Kendrion locks up 3T acquisition
Quantum computing unicorn considers European HQ near Imec
Semiconductor boom might turn to glut in 2023, says IDC
The Netherlands joins European chip collaboration
$12M seed round brings Dutch stealth startup Axelera AI to light

Despite advances in technology, systems reliability is getting worse

With a steady increase in global product recalls, highly publicized fines for automotive companies and the recent Boeing tragedies, it’s clear that reliability is a major issue. According to world-renowned expert Michael Pecht, these problems are completely self-created and entirely avoidable.

In other news

Intel’s new chip wizard has a plan to bring back the magic (Wired)
Relive the sound of the 80s with a Bluetooth cassette player (Engadget)
ASML to invest in Van Gogh (Eindhoven News)

Business starts with engineers

I regularly run into engineers who believe that business is the responsibility of others and that their job is to build what they’re told to build. I think that’s a fundamentally flawed point of view.