Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(8 classifications) (5 resources)

Computer industry

Classification
Asia (1)
Congresses. (3)
Customer services (1)
Government policy (2)
Law and legislation (5)
Periodicals (4)
Silicon Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) (1)
Telephone directories (1)

Resources
View Resource IC Knowledge

IC Knowledge is a company that serves the semiconductor industry. Besides providing information about its products, the company's Web site has a few very interesting features. Of particular interest is the technology trends section, which covers microprocessors, die size, DRAM, microlithography, and MOS logic complexity. In History of the IC, the integrated circuit is examined to show how it...

http://www.icknowledge.com/
View Resource Ars Technica: CPU and Chipset Guide

An informative collection of articles on computer hardware and operation is presented by Ars Technica. Many of the more recent articles (July 2002 to February 2003) have shifted from focusing on specific technologies and platforms to explaining basic principles of computer architecture. This includes "pipelining and superscalar execution," bandwidth and latency, multithreading, and CPU caching....

http://archive.arstechnica.com/cpu/
View Resource SPEC: Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) is a highly recognized organization in the computer industry for its development of standardized benchmarks used to measure and compare different computer systems. Researchers and developers can download many of these benchmarks for free from the SPEC Web site, or read about new benchmarks that are soon to be released. A very large database of...

http://www.spec.org/
View Resource Museum of Computer History

The Museum of Computer History collection includes artifacts from pre-computing to supercomputing, with a primary emphasis on post-WWII electronic computing. Although the museum is located in Mountain View, CA, a sampling of artifacts are provided online with promises to continue digitizing the collection. The website also provides a wealth of information for anyone researching computer history or...

http://www.computerhistory.org/
View Resource Scalable Computing Laboratory

The Scalable Computing Laboratory was created by the Department of Energy, Ames Lab, and Iowa State University to "improve parallel computing through clustering techniques for use in scientific and engineering computation." One of their past projects included rebuilding the Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC), the first electronic digital computer. Here visitors can read about building a working...

http://jva.cs.iastate.edu/team.php