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  • ARM Designer Steve Furber On Energy-Efficient Computing
    By on February 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    ChelleChelle writes “By now, it has become evident that we are facing an energy problem — while our primary sources of energy are running out, the demand for energy is greatly increasing. In the face of this issue, energy-efficient computing has become a hot topic. For those looking for lessons, who better to ask then Steve Furber, the principal designer of the ARM (Acorn RISC Machine), a prime example of a chip that is simple, low power, and (more…)

  • Can IT Make Airports Greener — and More Efficient?
    By on October 21, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A million-dollar research project just announced aims to bring computing power to bear on every aspect of airport operations, with the goal of cutting waste and pollution while reducing delays and speeding baggage handling.