But the most scathing comment came from Linley Gwennap, principal analyst at the Linley Group. He questioned the basic idea of an advantage in natively processing tensors. Gwennap said, I am not aware of any significant overhead of ‘non-natively’ processing tensors. A tensor is simply a 3D matrix, which can be easily sliced into a set of 2D matrices and processed as such.”

Gore made a special visit to Taiwan just a few weeks ago to give a motivational talk exclusively for the Gogoro staff, said Luke.

The impact on Apple is likely to be less significant, according to Lu.