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The AI Revolution Has Spawned a New Chips Arms Race


1918 London School U12 footrace

A lot has changed since 1918. But whether it's a literal (like the City of London School athletics' U12 event) or figurative (AI chip development) race, participants still very much want to win.

Credit: A.R. Coster/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

For years, the semiconductor world seemed to have settled into a quiet balance: Intel vanquished virtually all of the RISC processors in the server world, save IBM's POWER line. Elsewhere AMD had self-destructed, making it pretty much an x86 world.

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