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01.20.16
ICYMI: Electrify your food and cleaning bubbles too
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ICYMI: Electrify your food and cleaning bubbles too

Jolts of electricity > everything else.

By K. Davis,   01.20.16
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03.29.13
University of Illinois' Blue Waters supercomputer now running around the clock
03.29.13

University of Illinois' Blue Waters supercomputer now running around the clock

Things got a tad hairy for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Blue Waters supercompu...

By A. Santos,   03.29.13
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09.15.12
Alt-week 9.15.12: The ultimate wind machine, Egyptian Lego and the office of our dreams
09.15.12

Alt-week 9.15.12: The ultimate wind machine, Egyptian Lego and the office of our dreams

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   09.15.12
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08.11.12
Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure
08.11.12

Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

A quintet of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have envisioned a new internet...

By A. Santos,   08.11.12
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06.30.12
10 Gigabit per-second connection between US and China demoed
06.30.12

10 Gigabit per-second connection between US and China demoed

You, sir or ma'am, should probably not get too excited. Chances are, this trans-Pacific 10 Gigabit...

By T. O'Brien,   06.30.12
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06.14.12
White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition
06.14.12

White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition

The government's US Ignite partnership aims to push the growth of next-generation broadband networ...

By M. Smith,   06.14.12
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05.25.12
Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape
05.25.12

Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape

Remember the Cray XK6 at the University of Illinois that drives the National Science Foundation's...

By J. Trew,   05.25.12
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12.23.11
VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer
12.23.11

VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer

If basking in the presence of a powerful supercomputer is on your list of "must-haves" when selec...

By Z. Lutz,   12.23.11
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11.16.11
University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton
11.16.11

University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton

It used to be that you only needed a bachelor's degree and elbow patches to be taken seriously as...

By S. Sakr,   11.16.11
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