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View Resource MIT Amorphous Computing

This site covers the interesting new frontier of molecular computing, which links molecular biology with computer science. It is Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT's) Amorphous Computing homepage. Amorphous computing is defined by the MIT amorphous computer engineers as "methods for instructing myriads of programmable entities to cooperate to achieve particular goals," and sometimes...

http://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/projects/amorphous/index.htm...
View Resource IBM Research News: Millipede Project

On June 11, 2002, researchers at IBM "demonstrated a data storage density of a trillion bits per square inch -- 20 times higher than the densest magnetic storage available today." The project, called Millipede, uses a technique analogous to punch cards to store data, as opposed to traditional methods of magnetic storage. Although it will not likely be used in commercial applications in the near...

http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/659.wss
View Resource Top500 Supercomputer Sites

Twice a year, the Top500 Project releases a list of the 500 sites with the most powerful supercomputers. The purpose of the list is "to provide a reliable basis for tracking and detecting trends in high-performance computing." The latest version was unveiled in June, and this site examines some of the most important developments and newcomers to the list. Most important is the recently constructed...

https://www.top500.org/
View Resource Augmented Reality: A New Way of Seeing

While no one can predict with certainty what computer systems of the future will be like, this feature from Scientific American makes some informed guesses. Published in April 2002, the article examines current developments and trends in computer design. The extrapolations made by the author are focused on augmented reality, which "refers to computer displays that add virtual information to a...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/augmented-reality...
View Resource Dr. Dobb's Embedded Systems

Embedded Systems is one of the specialized sites stemming from Dr. Dobb's Journal. In addition to serving as an excellent source of news and product development articles, the site is a portal to many other Internet resources on embedded system applications. Information tailored to specific programming languages, like C++, Java, and many others, is grouped into separate categories. There are also...

http://www.drdobbs.com/embedded-systems/
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 Making Cooltown Real

Cooltown is Hewlett-Packard's ambitious vision of a pervasive computing environment, where mobile services, Internet, and intelligent devices are intertwined to make an omnipresent networked experience. This vision of the future makes up a high profile research effort to develop technologies that will enable such a connected world. The program's homepage has a great deal of information about...

http://www.hpl.hp.com/?jumpid=ex_r17_ww/en/any/corp/cooltown...
View Resource Chess Championship: Humans vs. Computer

This nine-page article, published on May 4, 2003, discusses the capabilities of computer chess programs and examines the possibility "that artificial intelligence is superior to human mind." Beginning with the realization that most chess grandmasters rely on computers for training, the article proceeds to analyze the dynamic of a game involving a human and a computer. The history of such matches...

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/editorial/display/chess.htm...
View Resource Compile-Time Dynamic Voltage Scaling Settings: Opportunities and Limits

The Parapet research group at Princeton University focuses on power-related issues in computer hardware and software design. Citing the importance of power efficiency both in mobile applications as well as in the general goal of shrinking technology sizes on chips, the authors of this paper discuss the role of dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) in managing power during runtime. This interesting...

http://mrmgroup.cs.princeton.edu/papers/pldi081-xie.pdf
View Resource RapidIO Trade Association

Computers and processors of the near future could incorporate RapidIO technology, an interconnect architecture that provides high speed data transfer between on- and off-chip components. The RapidIO Trade Association is an industry-wide collaboration that is developing the technology. Among the resources provided on the association's Web site, the most useful are the white paper, which gives a...

http://www.rapidio.org
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