Physicists Imagine a Supercomputer Based on ‘Magic Dust’
If it scales, the polariton-based computer could leave everything else in the ... dust.
Beware the Microsecond
Computers are optimized for nanosecond and millisecond scales, but that's not good enough anymore.
Engineers Turn Human Body Into Bioacoustic Communications Channel
When a handshake is much more than a handshake.
Soon WiFi Will Be Able To Tell Not Just Where You Are, But If You're Breathing
New experiments demonstrate indoor WiFi positioning down to a single centimeter.
New MIT Tool Boosts Computing's Analog Fringe
Also: what the hell analog computing even is.
In New Advance, IBM Engineers Put Universal Memory Within Reach
Researchers solve key problems in the development of phase-change memory.
New Technology May Beat the 'Memory Bottleneck' with Plain Old Silicon
Fast computers need fast data. This is a problem.
You'll Sleep When You're Dead
A Dream for a Computing World Without Sleep Mode
If we can make non-volatile RAM, we should be able to make computers that don't need sleep.
A New SSD Design Uses Sound Waves, 'Singing' To Manipulate Data
Engineers implement racetrack memory using surface acoustic waves.
The Accidental Artistry of Wire-Wrapped Circuitry
Regular old insulated wiring beats PCB lithography, at least when it comes to looks.
Coating Wires in Graphene Offers a Way Beyond the 'Copper Bottleneck'
A simple coating allows for much smaller, much faster data transmission.