News tagged with power consumption

Experiment makes energy savings a game

Let's face it: We're energy hogs. We want more light, we flip a switch. If we're hot, we crank up the AC, without a second thought on the power grid strain. It's what economists call inelastic demand – the resource is widely ...

Sep 10, 2014
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Researchers build first 3D magnetic logic gate

(Phys.org) —The integrated circuits in virtually every computer today are built exclusively from transistors. But as researchers are constantly trying to improve the density of circuits on a chip, they ...

Aug 08, 2014 feature
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Designing exascale computers

"Imagine a heart surgeon operating to repair a blocked coronary artery. Someday soon, the surgeon might run a detailed computer simulation of blood flowing through the patient's arteries, showing how millions ...

Jul 23, 2014
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Team at Raspberry Pi advance with Model B+

Nice, rounded corners. MicroSD card slot with far less jutting out. Two more USB 2.0 ports. These are just some of the changes—Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton would be quick to replace the word "changes" with ...

Jul 14, 2014 weblog
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