I was hoping there’s be more in this article showing just how to avoid the use of a clock rather than an almost religious rant espousing the fact that clockless hardware is better. I’m sure it probably is, but I’m far more interested in why.
Better suited to a blog post than a paper. And wtf is up with the random xenophobia thrown in at the end? It leaves a sour taste for no reason.
Yeah, that ending was weird and uncalled for, I actually didn’t see that last sentence until you pointed it out. I was hoping this would spark discussion, though I agree the tone of the source leaves something to be desired. FWIW, I think the context was a speech, not a paper; not that it really changes anything.
I agree that it sounds a little strange when written down and wouldn’t necessarily fit in a written article.
However - it is clear that he’s advocating huge investment in a new technology, the kind of funding that still really only comes from government. And fear of falling behind other countries technologically is a time tested sales tactic for government. I think that hinting at china in particular is just because they are the specific country known to be doing the most investment in this kind of thing.