[talk] PCEngines and chip shortages

Jonathan Drews jondrews at fastmail.com
Sun Aug 8 18:16:51 EDT 2021

Some insight can be gotten from this article:
Will China Retaliate Against U.S. Chip Sanctions?


Terry Daly and Jordan Schneider write in Lawfare that over the past few years, the United States has slowly tightened restrictions around key semiconductor players in China. “Beijing, however, has largely held its nose, content to pour billions into building its own chip ecosystem while refraining from lashing out at foreign firms,” they write.

Many analysts presumed that trade tensions pervading the semiconductor industry would improve with a change in U.S. administrations. This has proved to be unfounded.

On Sun, Aug 8, 2021, at 15:42, George Rosamond wrote:
> FYI if anyone didn't notice this:
> https://pcengines.ch/leadtime.htm
> As everyone knows, the chip shortages are widespread including with 
> consumer electronics, not to mention the continuing shortages in 
> construction materials. EG, a hollow internal door normal ~$USD40 is now 
> ~$USD150.
> This is supposed to ease up in the fall right?
> g
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