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Why Artifical Intelligence Is Closer Than We Realize

Posted in Hardware on 20th Nov, 2011 01:07 AM
by APM
with huge increases in computing power, are we actually making any progress to strong AI?
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IBM blue gene can scale to 100 petaflops

Posted in Hardware on 18th Nov, 2011 08:41 PM
by APM
EETimes - IBMs officially unveiled its next generation Blue Gene/Q (BGQ) supercomputer
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Keeping Moore's Law going at 7 nanometers

Posted in Hardware on 17th Nov, 2011 01:56 AM
by APM
Researchers are already trying to figure out what devices might succeed FinFETs and UTB SOIs, to continue Moore's Law scaling.
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Mimicking the brain, in silicon

Posted in Hardware on 16th Nov, 2011 10:52 PM
by APM
New computer chip models how neurons communicate with each other at synapses.
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Intel shows off its Knights Corner one teraflop chip

Posted in Hardware on 16th Nov, 2011 09:28 PM
by APM
Intel has developed an accelerator chip capable of running at speeds of one teraflop, equal to one trillion calculations per second.
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Disruptions: the 3-D printing free-for-all

Posted in Hardware on 16th Nov, 2011 09:18 PM
by APM
A 3-D printer at home will not only change the nature of manufacturing, but it will further challenge our concept of ownership and copyright, says The New York Times Bits blog
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Top Secret Google Lab of The Future

Posted in Hardware on 14th Nov, 2011 05:34 PM
by APM
In a top-secret lab in an undisclosed Bay Area location where robots run free, the future is being imagined.
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Think different about Jobs

Posted in Hardware on 14th Nov, 2011 01:40 PM
by APM
There is no easy way to say this: Jobs comes across as a detestable human being
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Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 To Fix iOS 5 Battery Issues

Posted in Hardware on 10th Nov, 2011 11:12 PM
by APM
Remember those frustrating iOS 5 battery issues? It looks like they’re about to be a thing of the past
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Moverio: Epson Announces Worlds First See-Through 3D Head-Mounted Display

Posted in Hardware on 10th Nov, 2011 07:04 PM
by APM
Epson Japan announced [JP] the so-called Moverio today, a see-through 3D head-mounted display (HMD), which is the first of its kind, according to the company.
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Telexistence robot avatar transmits sight, hearing and touch

Posted in Hardware on 9th Nov, 2011 05:50 PM
by APM
A robot system being researched at Keio University, aims to free people from time and space constraints by using remotely operated robots to interact with the remote environment,
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Beyond GPS: your phone in 2015

Posted in Hardware on 8th Nov, 2011 04:50 PM
by APM
Attention smartphone users: the recent launch of the first two satellites for Europes Galileo global navigation satellite system (GNSS) could make things a lot more interesting in about four years.
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Japanese supercomputer blisters 10 quadrillion calculations per second

Posted in Hardware on 7th Nov, 2011 06:34 PM
by APM
The Japanese supercomputer ranked #1 on the Top 500 fastest supercomputers broke its own record this week by hitting 10 quadrillion calculations per second
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Rise of the walking robots...

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Nov, 2011 10:00 PM
by APM
Science fact often follows science fiction. Hence, the U.S. Army is funding development of a Terminator-style robot soldier.
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Japan Unveils Worlds Largest 3D Display

Posted in Hardware on 30th Oct, 2011 03:24 PM
by APM
Case in point: a new 200-inch, HD screen on which images shift through 57 different viewing angles to give the appearance of 3D.
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Seven Major Automakers Agree to a Universal Charging System For Electric Cars

Posted in Hardware on 17th Oct, 2011 01:18 AM
by APM
A pretty basic fear of the oncoming electric car boom is a concern that charging will be similar to the old cellphone-charger fiasco.
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