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Facebook is an accepted means of communication. It is a never-ending virtual social gathering filled with adopted puppies, cute LOL kitties, baby announcements, viral articles and videos, events, groups, organizations and fan pages. But why do people really use it?
John Roach , NBC News – 442 days Twelve atoms are all that's required to store a bit of computer code – a 1 or 0, according to a new discovery that probes the limit of classical data storage. Computer hard drives on the market today use more than a million atoms to store a single bit and more than half a billion to store a byte, which is an eight-bit-long unit of code sufficient to write the letter A, for example.
A fragmenting virtual world
The last two decades have completely transformed the way we know.
Intel Corp. is trying to help physicist Stephen Hawking keep speaking. Intel chief technology officer Justin Rattner told the Associated Press that the tech giant has a research team in Britain that is trying to come up with a new speech system for Hawking, who is severely diasabled by Lou Gehrig's disease. The goal is to keep Hawking's speech from continuing to slow.
Editor’s note : This is Part I of a three-part guest post written by legendary Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla , the founder of Khosla Ventures .
Editor’s note : This is Part II of a guest series written by legendary Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla , the founder of Khosla Ventures . In Part I , he laid the groundwork by describing how artificial intelligence is a combination of human and computer capabilities. In Part III, he will talk about how technology will sweep through education.