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The Gray-1, a homebrew CPU exclusively composed of memory – Unusual projects

ROM + ROM + … + ROM = CPU<p>This is a complete and functional computer central unit almost entirely made of memory.<p>This article presents an very …

Americans Are Using Less Cash but Mobile Payments Are Not The Ones Replacing It

Consumers have more ways to pay than ever. Even with so many choices, consumers still use traditional payment options to complete transactions. …

Has Microsoft Finally Solved Windows' App Problem?

<b>Microsoft</b> came late to the smartphone and tablet party.<p>While <b>Apple</b> was building an audience for iPhones and iPads and various manufacturers were growing the universe of people using devices running <b>Alphabet</b>'s Android operating system, Microsoft remained focused on Windows PCs. That put the company …

Why Project Centennial might be the best thing to happen to Windows in 100 years

Project Centennial is perhaps the biggest feature of Windows 10 that Microsoft announced at BUILD but many people overlooked it. However, if widely …

Windows 10

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and Gear 360 event: Here's what you missed

Samsung wasn't going to let LG have all the limelight. The mobile giant's press show at MWC was memorable, to say the least, not just for the launch of the Galaxy S7 (and S7 Edge), or even the Gear 360 VR camera, but because parts of the show were delivered over Gear VR headsets. Oh, and some chap …

Mark Zuckerberg

Nintendo's Wii U video game console may be a flop — but it's also an underrated work of genius

When the device was introduced in 2012 as Nintendo's successor to the smash-hit Wii video game console, expectations were high that the Japanese game company would once again create a monster hit.<p>Instead, the Wii U has proved to be a huge flop, selling just over 10 million units in the past three …

Retrogaming

Go Is Unapologetically Flawed, Here’s Why We Use It

Go is decidedly polarizing. While many are touting their transition to Go, it has become equally fashionable to criticize and mock the language. As …

MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough

The standard line about solar power is that while good in theory, the technology just isn't there to keep our lights on and our Netflix streaming. But a new study from MIT (PDF) suggests that's not the case. According to the massive report (an epic 356 pages) current crystalline silicon …

Natural Gas

Why writing by hand helps you learn

Typing is fast.<p>Handwriting is slow.<p>Weirdly, that’s precisely why handwriting is better suited to learning.<p>Take it from research psychologists Pam A. …

18 quotes on the global economy from Davos 2015

<i>Below are key quotes from the session The Global Economic Outlook at Davos 2015. You can watch the session in full here.</i><p><i>The session asked: What</i> …

24 charts every leader should see

From the impact of the industrial revolution to today’s rapid urbanisation and the climate trends that made 2014 the warmest year on record, these …

How computer coding can help crack unemployment

The youth of the world remain among the most at risk of unemployment. As global labour needs shift faster than ever, educational institutions are …

Elon Musk Explains Why Lisa Simpson Is Wrong

Elon Musk is fired up following a jab from fellow brainiac Lisa Simpson.<p>The founder of Tesla and SpaceX got the cartoon treatment on Sunday when he …

A Country Is Not a Company

Carlo Giambarresi<p>College students who plan to go into business often major in economics, but few believe that they will end up using what they hear in the lecture hall. Those students understand a fundamental truth: What they learn in economics courses won’t help them run a business.<p>The converse is …

How climate change will limit growth

“But who do you think’s right, Prof? The optimists or the pessimists?”<p>At the end of my sustainability economics course in 2007, students were …

What's holding women back?

IN 2015 the promise of gender equality seems closer than ever. A new report by the Pew Research Centre shows that the majority of Americans think …

CEOs

Disruptive Technologies: Catching the Wave

One of the most consistent patterns in business is the failure of leading companies to stay at the top of their industries when technologies or markets change. Goodyear and Firestone entered the radial-tire market quite late. Xerox let Canon create the small-copier market. Bucyrus-Erie allowed …

Teaching Hospitals Are the Best Place to Test Health Innovation

Digital technologies such as electronic medical records, mobile devices, and analytics offer the potential to transform health care. Whether it’s a patient using her smartphone to better manage her diabetes, a provider monitoring a patient for arrhythmia remotely, or an electronic health-record …

MBAs Need to Stop Assuming That Markets Always Work

Many management experts urging companies to improve their social performance have tended to ignore a couple of truths about why markets might not work well — truths that are known to most economists.<p>First, they tend to gloss over the fact that the market mechanism itself is subject to a variety of …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com