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Large supercomputers to speed up

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jun, 2012 09:21 AM
by AlexMuller
100 PFLOPs in 2014, 1 Exaflop by 2017?
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Morals and the machine

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jun, 2012 08:35 AM
by AlexMuller
As robots grow more autonomous, society needs to develop rules to manage them
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Solar Cell with World Highest Conversion Efficiency

Posted in Hardware on 1st Jun, 2012 12:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Sharp Corporation has achieved the worlds highest solar cell conversion efficiency of 43.5% using a concentrator triple junction compound solar cell.
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Virgin Galactic suborbital spacecraft gets FAA blessing

Posted in Hardware on 31st May, 2012 10:04 AM
by AlexMuller
Experimental license lets Scaled Composites test rockets
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South Korea Funds Graphene Commercialization

Posted in Hardware on 31st May, 2012 09:33 AM
by AlexMuller
South Korea has approved a roadmap for graphene commercialization with $200 million budget for the next 6 years.
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Google Chrome OS computers updated with faster processors

Posted in Hardware on 30th May, 2012 08:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has announced new computers running on its Chrome operating system.
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ReRAM that is 100 times faster than FLASH RAM

Posted in Hardware on 29th May, 2012 06:20 PM
by AlexMuller
New breakthrough in development process will enable memristor RAM (ReRAM)
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Gesture Based Controlling Comes To The PC

Posted in Hardware on 29th May, 2012 05:10 PM
by AlexMuller
The worlds been pining for gesture controlled interfaces for a desktop ever since Minority Report brought it into public consciousness
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Volvo self drive convoy hits the Spanish motorway

Posted in Hardware on 29th May, 2012 05:07 PM
by AlexMuller
A convoy of self driven cars has completed a 200km journey on a Spanish motorway, in the first public test of such vehicles.
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Germany Sets Solar Power Record: 50% of Electricity Demand

Posted in Hardware on 28th May, 2012 12:27 PM
by AlexMuller
German solar power plants produced a world record 22 gigawatts of electricity per hour, equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity
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solar cells from Semprius could produce power more cheaply than fossil fuels

Posted in Hardware on 28th May, 2012 12:15 PM
by AlexMuller
These solar panels can convert nearly 34 percent of the light that hits them into electricity
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U.S military developing miniature drones that resemble birds and insects

Posted in Hardware on 28th May, 2012 11:55 AM
by AlexMuller
innocent looking devices that are actually some of the most sophisticated drones on the planet.
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Video: Google shows off what Project Glass camera is capable of

Posted in Hardware on 27th May, 2012 06:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Youve seen Google bosses wear Project Glass and maybe a blurry photo or two. What can its camera do, then?
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Texas school district to track kids through RFID tags

Posted in Hardware on 26th May, 2012 11:06 PM
by AlexMuller
A San Antonio district is so concerned that it cant keep tabs of its kids that it has decided to insert RFID tags into their IDs
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MIT Builds A Needle Free Drug Injector

Posted in Hardware on 26th May, 2012 08:53 PM
by AlexMuller
The sheep did not seem to even be aware that they were being injected.
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Nine Ways to Bias Open Source AGI Toward Friendliness

Posted in Hardware on 25th May, 2012 06:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Ben Goertzel and Joel Pitt of Novamente LLC have written Nine Ways to Bias Open Source AGI Toward Friendliness
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