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Computers are set to use light rather than electricity
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Smart investors looking at silicon photonics

Computers using light rather than electric currents for processing are gaining traction and startups that have solved the engineering challenge of using photons in chips are getting big funding.

Kids can't understand how computers work any more
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No idea about directories, folders, or files

Having moved from generations who were frightened to touch computers because they were frightened something would go wrong, The Verge reports that professors are increasingly seeing the rise of a generation that can’t understand even the basic fundamentals of how computers and operating systems work.

Emotion reading computers are “old science”
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Computers can’t tell anything from reading a face

A team of boffins have put to bed a theory that a computer can read your emotional state by reading your face.


Computers are vulnerable
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 11:47

Computers can now write like sportsmen


If you give them a crayon
Thursday, 06 January 2011 14:22

Computers are less vulnerable to viruses


Despite the hype
Friday, 17 December 2010 09:19

Aussies take a novel approach to porn


It is ok if you are a government worker