News tagged with computer processing

Turing award goes to 'machine learning' expert

A Harvard University professor has been awarded a top technology prize for research that has paved the way for computers that more closely mimic how humans think, including the one that won a "Jeopardy!" tournament.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Other
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The cloud within us

The first tentative steps towards a peer-to-peer approach to cloud computing that enables users and removes the risks and costs of relying on industry giants to offer services are being taken by an international team of researchers.

dateMar 27, 2013 in Software
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Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But how to distribute ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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