Computer Technology

Advances in computer hardware and software

Mar 3, 2011
"Physicists have designed a memristor processor that uses a massively parallel approach to solve mazes."
Mar 1, 2011
"Researchers in Germany use off-the-shelf parts to develop a car controlled by mind power."
Mar 1, 2011
"What makes Watson work? Is it thinking? And what does that mean? Author Stephen Baker provides the answers"
Mar 1, 2011
"A radical alternative to today's computer designs would permit new designs for consumer electronics products as well as the next generation of supercomputers."
Feb 23, 2011
"A prototype implantable eye pressure monitor for glaucoma patients is believed to contain the first complete millimeter-scale computing system."
Feb 21, 2011
"Using new commercially available sensors to measure brain waves -- sensors for recording electroencephalograms (EEG) -- the scientists were able to distinguish the bioelectrical wave patterns for control commands such as 'left,' 'right,' 'accelerate' or 'brake' in a test subject."
Feb 17, 2011
"IBM's Watson supercomputer, which soundly trounced its human competitors after a three-night Jeopardy competition, will be bringing its talents to the health care industry, thanks to a new research partnership announced today with Nuance Communications."
Feb 17, 2011
"IBM's machine improves its performance and turns the game into a rout."
Feb 16, 2011
"TV star Watson is a step towards a new kind of search engine."
Feb 16, 2011
"New clues about Stuxnet provide the strongest evidence yet that the superworm targeted a nuclear enrichment plant in Iran, according to a new report."