Stanford engineers successfully build world’s first carbon nanotube computer

Researchers unveil the first working computer built entirely from carbon nanotube transistors.

A group of  researchers at Stanford University have moved a step closer to answering the question of what happens when silicon, the standard material in today’s microelectronic circuits, reaches its fundamental limits for use in increasingly small transistors.

 

 

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Top 8 futuristic office technologies that will change how we work

“There’s a lot of potential to build off existing technologies if you can recognize the right business use.”

The Kiplinger Letter has forecast future trends set to change the way we work for 90 years. According to a statement released by the letter, In 1959, they forecast copiers and printers, and in 1963, it mentioned “pocket gadgets” that would allow workers to call anyone from anywhere.

 

 

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Programming is the core skill of the 21st Century

Learn-to-code programs bent on teaching anyone, even children, programming skills are on the upswing.

Meaningful education was all about learning your ABCs in the 20th Century. Today, it’s centered on Alphas, Betas and C++. Programming skills are becoming ever more important, quickly turning into the core competency for all kinds of 21st Century workers.

 

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Kirk McDonald: ‘Sorry, college grads, I probably won’t hire you’

Please learn a little computer programming.

Kirk McDonald: Dear college graduates:  The next month is going to be thrilling as you cross this major milestone in your education. Enjoy the pomp and circumstance, the congratulations, and the parties. But when it’s all over and you’re ready to go out into the world, you’d probably like to meet me, or others like me—I’m your next potential dream boss. I run a cool, rapidly growing company in the digital field, where the work is interesting and rewarding. But I’ve got to be honest about some unfortunate news: I’m probably not going to hire you.

 

 

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Downloadable Personalities for Your Computer

Futurist Thomas Frey: Fifteen years ago in an article I wrote for The Futurist Magazine, I made the prediction that once we had talking computers, we would soon have downloadable personalities to create a more human-like experience. I went on to suggest that most of us would actually download multiple personalities so we could interact with the right persona at any given moment.

 

 

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Is the era of the personal computer over?

PCs consumed the majority of memory chips since sometime in the 1980s until 2012.

We have been hearing for years about the so-called Post-PC Era.  But now it seems pretty hard to argue with.  Personal computers no longer consume the majority of the world’s memory chip supply as of this year.

 

 

 

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