Peter Gasperini spent 24 years in Silicon Valley doing product, technical, and strategic marketing with the likes of Raytheon, AMD, Xilinx, LSI Logic, IBM, and MIPS, picking up expertise in ASIC, SoC, programmable logic, microprocessors, and embedded IP along the way. He never drinks less than two shots of "robusta" espresso a day, and he makes lasagna with a secret recipe. His favorite movies are The Magnificent Seven and Where Eagles Dare. Gasperini's website is http://vigilfuturi.blogspot.com.

Robotics & AI: A Systems Approach

In my last installment on this topic, we began our exploration of Artificial Intelligence by developing a definition of what human intelligence really is, as well as its foundation and course of development. Many of the world's leading high technology companies are attempting to create Mind from a completely non-biological and non-evolutionary direction through massing…