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Can computers have true artificial intelligence?

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Apr, 2012 02:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Is it possible to create true artificial intelligence and, if so, how close are we to doing so, asks mathematician Professor Marcus du Sautoy.
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Artificial synapses could lead to advanced computer memory and machines that mimic biological brains

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Apr, 2012 01:56 PM
by AlexMuller
a step toward computers that mimic the parallel processing of complex biological brains
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In a 3D Printed Future, Do Toymakers Have a Business Model?

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Apr, 2012 04:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Whats to stop kids from pirating LEGO sets as readily as they pirate music?
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Transparent, flexible 3D memory chips may be the next big thing in small memory devices

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2012 10:31 AM
by AlexMuller
New memory chips that are transparent, flexible enough to be folded like a sheet of paper, shrug off 1,000 degree Fahrenheit temperatures
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IBM takes on task to find the universe origins

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2012 09:35 AM
by AlexMuller
IBM plans to investigate high performance technologies that will be required to read, store, and analyze one exabyte of raw data per day.
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Google Self Driving Cars Have at Least One Happy Customer

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2012 04:44 AM
by AlexMuller
watch this video of a blind man running errands from the drivers seat of a test vehicle.
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LG begins mass production of first flexible, plastic e ink displays

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2012 06:30 AM
by AlexMuller
LG has begun mass production of the worlds first flexible, plastic e ink display, ExtremeTech reports
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Mobile broadband demand set to soar

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2012 06:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Ofcom is looking into ways to free more radio spectrum to satisfy the UK's vast appetite for mobile broadband.
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Google planning online store to sell tablets

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2012 06:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is preparing to open an online store that will sell tablets directly to consumers, according to reports.
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Apple hit by China Foxconn factory report

Posted in Hardware on 30th Mar, 2012 01:54 AM
by AlexMuller
An independent investigation has found significant issues among working practices at Chinese plants making Apple iPhones and iPads.
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Blackberry maker RIM reports $125m loss

Posted in Hardware on 30th Mar, 2012 01:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Blackberry manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM) has reported a quarterly loss, due in part to falling revenues on the back of weak smartphone shipments.
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More energy efficient transistors through quantum tunneling

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2012 06:10 AM
by AlexMuller
breakthroughs in the development of tunneling field effect transistors which deliver performance comparable to todays transistors, but with much greater energy efficiency
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Metallic Hydrogen: A Game Changing Rocket Propellant

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2012 05:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Atomic metallic hydrogen, if metastable at ambient pressure and temperature could be used as the most powerful chemical rocket fuel, as the atoms recombine to form molecular hydrogen.
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Matterports scanner can create a 3D model from anything

Posted in Hardware on 28th Mar, 2012 03:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Y Combinator startup Matterport has invented a small scanner, that can scan any space or object and create a 3D model.
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Intels chip market share hits a 10 year high

Posted in Hardware on 26th Mar, 2012 10:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Fueled by strong sales in its core PC chips business, Intel reached its highest overall chip industry market share in more than 10 years
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Apple Products Trigger Religious Reactions Like Cults

Posted in Hardware on 25th Mar, 2012 11:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Pope Benedict has been documented stating that technology consumption is a big threat to religion. He made sure to remind everyone that technology cannot replace God.
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