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Brain-inspired computing could tackle big problems in a small way

2 days ago

While computers have become smaller and more powerful and supercomputers and parallel computing have become the standard, we…
Are smart robots a threat?

August 29, 2019

Understanding animal brains could help usher in a golden age for human-like artificial intelligence (AI). That’s according to a…
IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

August 9, 2019

IDEMIA Identity & Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak…
“Universal Memory” Developed and Patented, could Solve the Digital Technology Energy Crisis

June 21, 2019

Writing in a paper recently published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from Lancaster University in the U.K.…
Researchers to Take Advantage of DOE’s Advanced Supercomputers

June 19, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it will invest $32 million over the next four years…
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Quantum Computing and the Future

June 8, 2019

Earlier this year, IBM released its first quantum computer designed for commercial use. This machine is not intended…
Making Computers, Mobile Devices More Energy-Efficient

June 6, 2019

STTRAM, an alternative for static RAM in computer caches that could drastically reduce energy consumption in devices such…
Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light

June 5, 2019

MIT researchers have developed a novel “photonic” chip that uses light instead of electricity — and consumes relatively…
Using light patterns and a translucent cube to create a new form of computing

May 28, 2019

McMaster researchers have developed a simple and highly novel form of computing by shining patterned bands of light…
TACC Ranch Technology Upgrade Improves Valuable Data Storage

May 23, 2019

There’s a joke by comedian Steven Wright that goes, “You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?”…
Energy free superfast computing invented by scientists using light pulses

May 17, 2019

Superfast data processing using light pulses instead of electricity has been created by scientists. The invention uses magnets…
Optimizing Network Software to Advance Scientific Discovery

April 17, 2019

A team of computer scientists, physicists, and software engineers optimized software for Intel’s high-speed communication network to accelerate…
New computational tool could change how we study pathogens

March 26, 2019

A sophisticated new analysis tool developed by Florida State University scientists may signal a new era in the…
Supercomputing Powerhouse

March 26, 2019

Argonne deepens the Department of Energy’s footprint in high-impact computing. A pioneering leader in high-performance supercomputing, the U.S.…
Chain Reaction Innovations project at Argonne aims to fill critical computing needs

March 3, 2019

Research team harnesses Center for Nanoscale Materials power to explore emerging materials for energy-efficient computing. The demand for…
Researchers look to computing’s past to unlock 3D-printed mechanical logic gates for the future

February 21, 2019

Taking a page from the past, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists and engineers are combining mechanical computing with…
Hardware-Software Co-Design Approach Could Make Neural Networks Less Power Hungry

December 21, 2018

A team led by the University of California San Diego has developed a neuroinspired hardware-software co-design approach that…
Virginia Tech Researchers Have Found a Way to Make Supercomputing a More Affordable Reality

December 19, 2018

Although researchers have made impressive advancements with standard computers, it’s supercomputers, with their ultra-fast performance, that help answer…
Researchers demonstrate new building block in quantum computing

December 1, 2018

Researchers with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a new level of control over…
Merging memory and computation, programmable chip speeds AI, slashes power use

November 15, 2018

The chip, which works with standard programming languages, could be particularly useful on phones, watches or other devices…
Blockchain trial could lead to smarter money

November 13, 2018

A new type of smart money, powered by blockchain, has been successfully trialled by CSIRO’s Data61 and the…
Leading-edge AI Computing System now at Home with Brookhaven Lab’s Computational Science Initiative

November 7, 2018

The Computational Science Initiative (CSI) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory now hosts one of…
How online technologies are transforming transnational organised crime

October 31, 2018

Experts from Cardiff University are leading on a major new research project which will assess how new technologies…
Lawrence Livermore unveils NNSA’s Sierra, world’s third fastest supercomputer

October 29, 2018

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and its industry partners…
Argonne to advance high performance computing in manufacturing

October 11, 2018

Argonne awarded funding to partner with industry to advance the use of high performance computing in manufacturing. The…
PNNL’s capabilities in quantum information sciences get boost from DOE grant and new Microsoft partnership

October 1, 2018

Investment could revolutionize computational chemistry through unmatched speed, scale, and accuracy On Monday, September 24, the U.S. Department…
ORNL-developed technology streamlines computational science projects

September 15, 2018

Since designing and launching a specialized workflow management system in 2010, a research team from the U.S. Department…
Heat transfer surprise could lead to thermal transistors

September 10, 2018

As much as 100 times more heat than predicted by the standard radiation theory can flow between two…
Artist’s illustration of the chip. Tracks called waveguides guide photons in silicon, much like an optical fibre. Spirals of these waveguides are used to generate photons (quantum particles of light) that are then routed around the processor circuit to perform different tasks. Image credit: Xiaogang Qiang/University of Bristol
Multi-purpose silicon chip created for quantum information processing

August 27, 2018

This small device can be used as a scientific tool to perform a wide array of quantum information…
Alexa, be my friend: Children talk to technology, but how does it respond?

August 8, 2018

You ask Alexa to play a song, Siri for the weather or the Google Assistant to make a…
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