Hauser’s ‘sixth wave’ will see computers learn faster

Hermann Hauser’s “5th Wave” talk at Anglia Ruskin University on … took an unexpected turn when Dr Hauser introduced a “6th Wave” into proceedings, saying that the fifth wave of smartphones and cloud computing is now giving way to “ubiquitous computing and machine learning,” Cambridge News reports. “The new wave doesn’t co-exist with the old wave for very long,” Dr Hauser told his audience at the Software East event, “and it’s quite a violent event as much as anything in the computer world is violent and we’re right in the middle of one now and it’s best seen in the unlikely David versus Gloiath struggle taking place between Intel and ARM… and I think ARM is going to win this one.” Fulbourn-based ARM Holdings is the world’s most successful chip designer.

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