My thoughts on ISCA 2017

I’m back from the 44th International Symposium on Computer Architecture, and this is a perfect time for me to summarise my thoughts on the conference. The conference was in Toronto, which was a refreshing change for me to see correct spelling and sensible units for a change. Beyond that, the conference had a lot of interesting developments, and some that were not quite as interesting. First, let me address the 15-month elephant in the room.