Computer Science and Technology News
Simulating The Sounds Of Water And Other Liquids
Posted on June 04, 2009 at 11:28:46 am
Splash, splatter, babble, sploosh, drip, drop, bloop and ploop!
New Techniques Will Control Heat in Data Centers
Posted on June 03, 2009 at 11:25:34 am
Approximately a third of the electricity consumed by large data centers doesn’t power the computer servers that conduct online transactions, serve Web pages or store information. Instead, that electricity must be used for cooling the servers.
Breakthrough In Quantum Control Of Light
Posted on May 31, 2009 at 07:23:26 pm
Discovery could eventually have implications in banking, drug design, and other applications.
Superconducting Chips To Become Reality
Posted on May 28, 2009 at 03:13:48 pm
Most chemical elements become superconducting at low temperatures or high pressures, but until now, copper, silver, gold, and the semiconductor germanium, for example, have all refused superconductivity.
Virtual Smart Home Controlled By Your Thoughts
Posted on May 27, 2009 at 11:38:09 am
Light switches, TV remote controls and even house keys could become a thing of the past thanks to brain-computer interface (BCI) technology being developed in Europe that lets users perform everyday tasks with thoughts alone.
Free Smart Phone App Helps You Burn Calories
Posted on May 23, 2009 at 09:55:36 am
The Walk n Play app allows players to compete in real time with another iPhone user or against a simulator as they go about their daily walking.
From A Queen Song To A Better Search Engine
Posted on May 21, 2009 at 10:38:21 am
The varied algorithms from Bohemian Rhapsody could lead to improvements in the electrical engineers' song labeling and search engine system.
'Five Dimensional' Discs: Amazing Storage Capacity
Posted on May 21, 2009 at 09:59:37 am
Futuristic discs with a storage capacity 2,000 times that of current DVDs could be just around the corner, thanks to new research from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia.
Self-cleaning Objects And Water-striding Robots
Posted on May 05, 2009 at 11:07:54 am
Self-cleaning walls, counter tops, fabrics, even micro-robots that can walk on water -- all those things and more could be closer to reality
Old Material Used To Power 'Instant-On' Computers
Posted on April 21, 2009 at 11:10:08 am
The technology of storing electronic information – from old cassette tapes to shiny laptop computers – has been a major force in the electronics industry for decades.