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More Doom and Gloom for Moore’s Law…Sort of

Feb 16, 2016 |

The Journal Nature is reporting the latest bi-annual Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Technology Roadmap due next month will for the first time “acknowledge what has become increasingly obvious to everyone involved: Moore’s law, the principle that has powered the information-technology revolution since the 1960s, is nearing its end.” The article appearing in the February 9 Read more…

Jellyfish Use Novel Search Strategy

Aug 14, 2014 |

As computers become more human-like, researchers are finding evidence of computing-like behavior in the animal kingdom. A UK scientist discovered that certain species of jellyfish employ a supercomputing algorithm to locate food. According to the new study, published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, the barrel jellyfish demonstrates movement patterns that are consistent with a type of supercomputing Read more…