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C++ Resource Intelligent Compilation for GPU Enabled Applications

C++ Resource Intelligent Compilation for GPU Enabled Applications<p>NTRS Full-Text:<p>Click to View [PDF Size: 131 KB]<p>Author and Affiliation:<p>Skudra, David …

Moore's Law and Programming languages

Since Moore's law is leveling off, now developers will have to level up their game to extract more performance out of same chips. I predict less JS …

DARPA’s $100 Million Programs for a Silicon Compiler and a New Open Hardware Ecosystem

Moore’s Law Is Slowing Down<p>Designing and manufacturing CPUs and GPUs for engineers means finding ways to reduce the size of transistors while …

Sweet Potato Noodles with Peanut Sauce

The latest and greatest vegetable to be spiralized, sweet potatoes make hearty noodles that stand up well to thick sauces. Topped with a creamy and …

This Vegan French Toast Recipe Is Pretty Much Magic

At first blush, brunch as we know it—pancakes, eggs Benedict, bacon, and such—are not particularly amenable to a vegan diet. This is a real drag: …

Breakfast

Self-driving technology is going to change a lot more than cars

How self-driving technology could transform everything from retail to transit.<p>When people think about self-driving cars, they naturally think about, …

Autonomous Cars

The Problem with "Learning Styles"

When it comes to home projects, I am a step-by-step kind of girl. I read the instructions from start to finish, and then reread and execute each …

Meet Supercontinent Pangaea Proxima—in 250 Million Years

Magazine<p>Our maps show how Earth's mountains collide and oceans swirl as a new landmass takes shape.<p>The continents are in constant motion: Tectonic plates crash together and break apart, creating new crust while old crust is pulled below the surface. The process shrinks and widens oceans, uplifts …

I gave up my IBM job to become an organic farmer—and learned a bitter truth

It was April 2004. I stood in the middle of the lush green field of <i>moong</i> (green gram) and looked around me. It was just before sunrise and the sky was turning a bright orange. The ground was damp and the leaves were shining with dew. My bare feet were muddy as I walked around gingerly, inspecting …

10 health documentaries on Netflix that will make you rethink what you eat

We all know full well that eating a big breakfast of bacon and sausages isn’t sustainable or healthy and yet, we find it difficult to go meatless for …

Supplements are a $30 billion racket—here’s what experts actually recommend

From nutrients, delusions, and deadly scams, let's sort it out.<p>There are more than 90,000 vitamin and dietary supplement products sold in the US. …

Cue the Comfort Food: 5 Moroccan Recipes to Keep You Warm This Winter

We'll admit it: We've had our fill of classic comfort foods (think: tomato basil soup and stuffed pasta shells). Don't get us wrong, we love these …

Potatoes

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

Vegan

Short on willpower? Use your imagination

Think of a time when you could have used some willpower. Maybe it was at the coffee counter, when you couldn’t resist that candied lemon scone. Maybe …

I Tried Alton Brown’s Method for Cutting Mango, and It’s Pure Genius

Alton Brown

Nireeka is a smart eBike that can change its assist level based on your heartrate, more

eBikes are becoming all the rage lately. I recently got one and it’s actually fantastic. Though I don’t live in a thick suburban area, it’s really nice to use when I have to run to the mailbox down the street or even a quick store run. Normally, though, eBikes are quite expensive (for a bike) and …

Heart Rates

A little-known company supplies Chipotle with a special vegan ingredient even meat-eaters love — take a look inside

An ardent meat-lover never forgets her first taste of Chipotle's Sofritas.<p>In 2014, the fast-casual chain added its first new menu item: organic shredded tofu that's braised and marinated with chipotle chiles, roasted poblanos, and a sizzling spice blend.<p>When Chipotle offered a promotion to try its …

Soymilk

I Just Made Billionaire’s Shortbread—and It's Even More Delicious Than a Twix Bar

Billionaire’s shortbread is a classic crowd pleaser, with layers of salted caramel, chocolate, and classic shortbread fans. Plus, who can resist that …

The Salad That's Basically an Egg Roll Inside Out

Done right, crispy Chinese egg rolls are a thing of beauty: shatteringly crispy on the outside with a filling of tender, flavorful cabbage, carrots, and pork. But too often they’re greasy, skimpy on the filling, or bland. Making them at home is a project (and requires fortitude with a deep …

Recipes

This Dutch farmer is the Elon Musk of potatoes

From an early age on, Dutch potato farmer Jacob van den Borne was fascinated by technology. That fascination never left. In fact, he now runs one of the world’s most advanced potato farms.<p>Using huge amounts of data collected by all kinds of different sensors, van den Borne manages to use his land …

Farming

Remote Italian Village Has Over 2,000 Residents That Are Living Past 100 Years Old

The elixir of life may very well exist in a small Italian village called Acciaroli located south of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. While known for its quiet fishing villages, beautiful historic buildings, rolling hills and dramatic coastlines, Acciaroli is also home to an unusually high number of …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

35 Ways to Include Chia Seeds in Your Daily Diet

By Helen West<p>Just 2 tablespoons (1 oz) contain 11 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein and 137 calories (1).<p>They're a great source of omega-3 fatty …

Scant Evidence of Power Laws Found in Real-World Networks

A new study challenges one of the most celebrated and controversial ideas in network science.<p>In a power law distribution, there is no characteristic …

IEEE Rebooting Computing Initiative Prepares for the End of Moore’s Law

Much has been made recently in the engineering world about the impending end of “Moore’s Law.” For most of us, though, it’s unclear as to what …

Quantum Computing

Michio Kaku’s belief in god explained

Co-founder of string field theory and physicist Michio Kaku made waves last year — or at least seemed to — when it was reported that he’d proven the …

Physics

Microsoft’s compiler-level Spectre fix shows how hard this problem will be to solve

Investigation of Microsoft's compiler changes show that much of the time, they won't fix Spectre.<p>The Meltdown and Spectre attacks that use processor …

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Breast Cancer

Black Holes Must Have Singularities, Says Einstein's Relativity

The more mass you place into a small volume of space, the stronger the gravitational pull gets. According to Einstein’s general theory of relativity, there’s an astrophysical limit to how dense something can get and still remain a macroscopic, three-dimensional object. Exceed that critical value, …

Physics

Plants appear to lose consciousness when sedated

Are plants conscious? A new study found that anesthetics work on flora – but what exactly is happening here? University of Bonn plant cell biologist …

Consciousness