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A DNA computer has a trillion siblings and replicates itself to make a decision

Think of a computer.<p>You’re probably imagining a smartphone or laptop, or even one of Google or Amazon’s huge server buildings if you’re in the know about the physical internet.<p>Those modern computers serve us well, but in the future, the word “computer” may conjure images of something much …

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

Toward Modern Web Apps with ECMAScript 6

ECMAScript, the official name for the language we all know as JavaScript, has enjoyed tremendous success over the last couple of years. With …

JavaScript

Elon Musk details Hyperloop: public transit via aluminum pods and electric motors

Elon Musk is into transportation, whether it's an electric car or a spaceship. Today, he detailed a plan to revolutionize a portion of public transit. It's called the Hyperloop, and it's meant to get folks from SF to LA (or any two cities less than 900 miles apart) in 30 minutes seated in aluminum …

How CERN’s Grid may place the power of the world’s computers in your hands

The combined power of the world’s computers could soon be placed in the palm of your hand thanks to technology that is partly being developed at the home of the Large Hadron Collider.<p>Scientists at CERN in Switzerland and in the US have been developing a new kind of computer system that is already …