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atomristorSubnanometer brain like atomristors operated at 50 gigahertz

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Neuromorphic computing researchers have been working on the development of memory resistors, or memristors, which are resistors in a circuit that ‘remember’ their state even if you lose power. Today, most computers use random access memory (RAM), which moves very …

computer architectureHPE 160 terabyte RAM computer is beginning of a planned transformation of computing

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HPE announced that it has created the largest single-memory computing system the world has ever seen, capable of holding 160 terabytes of data. In 2014, HPE introduced The Machine research project—the largest and most complex research project in our company’s …

brainTaiwan Semiconductor will have volume production of 7 nanometer chips using Extreme Ultraviolet lithography starting June 2018

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TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor) disclosed plans for an enhanced 7nm FinFET node using extreme ultraviolet lithography, a 12nm upgrade of its 16nm process and a 22nm planar technology — its answer to fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI). The foundry also described enhancements …

futureCRISPR gene editing will be used in living humans to counter aggressive lung cancer

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Chinese scientists have become the first in the world to use a revolutionary new gene-editing tool known as CRISPR-Cas9 on living humans. Scientists at Sichuan University in Chengdu have injected a person with aggressive lung cancer with cells modified using …

computer memoryGreat Wall trailer

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The Great Wall – In Theaters This February Premise – In the battle for humanity, an elite force makes a heroic stand atop the Great Wall of China It is a fantasy monster genre movie.

artificial intelligenceX-Mythbuster Grant Imahara, Kari Byron and Tory Belleci return in Netflix White Rabbit Project

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@grantimahara @KariByron @ToryBelleci return in new @Netflix series the White Rabbit Project The White Rabbit Project” will see the three hosts follow Alice in Wonderland’s example and “go down a rabbit hole” to investigate weird events in pop culture, science …

brainAlphaGo wins Match 2 to go up 2-0 in the best of 5

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DeepMind’s program AlphaGo takes on the legendary Lee Sedol (9-dan pro), the top Go player of the past decade, in a $1M 5-game challenge match in Seoul. This is the livestream for Match 2. AlphaGo has just won the second …

computer architectureMore than Moore’s law strategy for computer industry

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Next month, the worldwide semiconductor industry will formally 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. Moore’s law states that the …

artificial intelligenceCritical conditions needed for LENR aka Cold Fusion

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E-catworld has information from the research notes of Louis F. DeChiaro, Ph.D, a physicist with the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Dahlgren Warfare Center. Louis F. DeChiaro wrote a review of current low energy nuclear reactions (LENR aka Cold …

carbon nanotubesGermany ramping up mach 20 hypersonic commercial plane and spaceplane project

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SpaceLiner is an advanced concept for a suborbital, hypersonic, winged passenger transport, which is currently under investigation at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, or DLR) since 2005. The DLR projected that, if funded and development …