Computing at the speed of light with ultracompact beamsplitter

Posted in Hardware on 19th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Light is the fastest thing you can use to transmit information. With all light, computing can eventually be millions of times faster.

Glass Fibers May Open Door to Neuromorphic Computing

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have demonstrated how neural networks and synapses in the brain can be reproduced using glass fibers made that are sensitive to light, known as chalcogenides.

Mobile Computing, the Metatrend of the Past Decade

Posted in Hardware on 16th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Four billion people are buying new smartphones every two years, massively outpacing the PC industry.

Google makes the 'Nobel Prize of computing' worth $1 million

Posted in Online on 13th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Every year since 1966 it's been awarded to an accomplished computer scientist or engineer like Douglas Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse.

Does Watson Know the Answer to IBMs Woes?

Posted in Business on 6th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around.