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Biological Computers

Move over Intel, the new wave of micro-processors are about to hit the shelves. Colonies of yeast can be genetically engineered to form complex logical pathways which, when applied with particular stimuli, form incredibly powerful computations. 191 more words

Chester Press

Steven Levy's 'Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution'

Before the word “hacker” had a negative connotation, it referred to an individual who believed in continuously improving both physical and logical computing systems. This persona is the focus of… 1,090 more words

Science & Technology

Bootstrappin 101

Bootstrap includes a responsive grid system that scales up to 12 columns as the device or viewport size increases. It includes predefined classes for easy layout options, as well as powerful mixins for more semantic layouts. 424 more words


pH and CO2 experiment : notes 7feb16

Sunday 7 Feb 16 : 

Dave and I talk about his experiment with algae and measurements of growth response to changes in pH which  might be expected due to increased atmospheric C02. 140 more words


STMicro To Cut 1,400 Jobs As It Exits Set-Top-Box Biz

The French-Italian chip firm STMicroelectronics is abandoning its set-top box and home gateway business, leading to the loss of up to 1,400 jobs.

ST said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter net revenues totalled $1.67 billion, 8.8% down from $1.83 billion the year before. 265 more words


China's Tsinghua Is On A $47 Billion Spree To Build A Chip Empire

China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd plans to invest 300 billion yuan ($47 billion) over the next five years in a bid to become the world’s third-biggest chipmaker, the chairman of the state-backed technology conglomerate said on Monday. 605 more words