News tagged with electricity networks

Reliable communication, unreliable networks

Now that the Internet's basic protocols are more than 30 years old, network scientists are increasingly turning their attention to ad hoc networks—communications networks set up, on the fly, by wireless devices—where ...

dateAug 05, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Getting the most out of home electricity

Large household appliances, such as refrigerators and washing machines, account for a huge amount of daily electricity consumption. An EU-funded project has developed a system to help you and your neighbours optimise energy ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Valuing versatility

It's often said that we live in an age of increased specialization: physicians who treat just one ailment, scholars who study just one period, network administrators who know just one operating system.

dateMay 01, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Shifting the Internet into high gear

( —A new-generation analog-to-digital converter (ADC) developed by a joint IBM-EPFL team has the potential to greatly increase the speed and volume of data that can be transferred over the Internet.

dateMar 27, 2013 in Semiconductors
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