Computing

08.17.15
IBM wires up 'neuromorphic' chips like a rodent's brain
08.17.15

IBM wires up 'neuromorphic' chips like a rodent's brain

Is your phone as smart as a rat? It will be once IBM gets through with it.

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06.10.15
A water droplet computer is more useful than you think
06.10.15

A water droplet computer is more useful than you think

Scientists have built a computer out of water droplets, but why? It's not the first computer we've...

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04.19.15
The law that predicts computing power turns 50
04.19.15

The law that predicts computing power turns 50

Today represents a historic milestone in technology: It's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the...

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04.01.15
Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip
04.01.15

Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip

Until now, quantum teleportation (that is, sending quantum data from one place to another) has req...

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12.04.14
Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers
12.04.14

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanfo...

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08.08.14
Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020
08.08.14

Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020

Small, eco-friendly optical supercomputers may soon be crunching quadrillions of calculations per...

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06.08.14
Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)
06.08.14

Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)

After 64 long years, it looks like a machine has finally passed the Turing test for artificial int...

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10.11.13
Imprecise computers 'R' good enough for you, save power, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
10.11.13

Imprecise computers 'R' good enough for you, save power, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

You may have heard of probabilistic computing, a concept that relies on "good enough" calculations...

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06.21.13
Google celebrates the Manchester Baby and the birth of computer memory (video)
06.21.13

Google celebrates the Manchester Baby and the birth of computer memory (video)

As part of its efforts to promote the unsung heroes of computing history, Google is celebrating th...

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