News tagged with computer programs

How to program unreliable chips

As transistors get smaller, they also become less reliable. So far, computer-chip designers have been able to work around that problem, but in the future, it could mean that computers stop improving at the ...

dateNov 04, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Beautiful brushstrokes drawn from data

(Phys.org) —A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank canvas. In comparison, computer programs can have difficulty reproducing the complex and varied ...

dateSep 26, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Detecting program-tampering in the cloud

For small and midsize organizations, the outsourcing of demanding computational tasks to the cloud—huge banks of computers accessible over the Internet—can be much more cost-effective than buying their ...

dateSep 11, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Tynker brings programming lessons into the home

(Phys.org) —Tynker announced last week that its educational system for teaching programming to students in elementary and middle schools will take on a new offering, and it is now for home use too. The ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Other report
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Tumblr founder to get $81M to remain at Yahoo

Yahoo's recently completed acquisition of Internet blogging service Tumblr includes an $81 million payment to Tumblr founder David Karp as long as he remains on the job for the next four years.

dateAug 09, 2013 in Business
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