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Why Not Ternary Computers? Why Not Ternary Computers? Why Not Ternary Computers? Why Not Ternary Computers?


Computers all use binary, right? Well, not quite. Ternary (or 'trinary') computers use three bits instead of two, increasing computing...

3 Amazing Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Action 3 Amazing Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Action 3 Amazing Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Action 3 Amazing Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Action


Artificial intelligence has long been the subject of science fiction and speculation among technology critics. But as we discuss the ethics...

Channeling the Human Element: Policy, Procedure and Process Channeling the Human Element: Policy, Procedure and Process Channeling the Human Element: Policy, Procedure and Process Channeling the Human Element: Policy, Procedure and Process


Humans are increasingly relying on machines, but these machines still rely on human input and supervision in order to be effective

Cognitive Computing - The Next Era of Computing? Cognitive Computing - The Next Era of Computing? Cognitive Computing - The Next Era of Computing? Cognitive Computing - The Next Era of Computing?


Just like a human brain, cognitive computing can take input of any form, process it and provide meaningful results. However, this branch of...

The Work of Ten Pros: 10x Developers - Are They Real? The Work of Ten Pros: 10x Developers - Are They Real? The Work of Ten Pros: 10x Developers - Are They Real? The Work of Ten Pros: 10x Developers - Are They Real?


The 10x developer - a developer who's ten times as productive as average developers - is somewhat of a mythological figure in the world of...

The Awakening of Ambient Intelligence The Awakening of Ambient Intelligence The Awakening of Ambient Intelligence The Awakening of Ambient Intelligence


Ambient intelligence is technology that surrounds you, and can affect you without you even realizing it. The rise of ambient intelligence...

Common Video Compression Artifacts to Watch Out For Common Video Compression Artifacts to Watch Out For Common Video Compression Artifacts to Watch Out For Common Video Compression Artifacts to Watch Out For


Video compression is essential to delivering high-quality content quickly. However, it can also cause problems with the signal

A Brief History of Web Development A Brief History of Web Development A Brief History of Web Development A Brief History of Web Development


The web has become a tool that nearly everyone uses on a daily basis. But this hasn't always been the case - the World Wide Web has gone...

The Persistence of Digital Rights Management The Persistence of Digital Rights Management The Persistence of Digital Rights Management The Persistence of Digital Rights Management


From the day that digital rights management was implemented, there have been entities determined to find ways around it. Is DRM worth the...

Innovation vs. the Patent Troll Innovation vs. the Patent Troll Innovation vs. the Patent Troll Innovation vs. the Patent Troll


Patents are meant to protect innovators, but patent trolls are taking advantage of the system by obtaining fraudulent patents and then...

Thinking Machines: The Artificial Intelligence Debate Thinking Machines: The Artificial Intelligence Debate Thinking Machines: The Artificial Intelligence Debate Thinking Machines: The Artificial Intelligence Debate


Artificial intelligence is steadily progressing, for better or worse. What makes a machine "intelligent," and just how intelligent are they...

When Mobile Goes Global: A New Era in Connectivity When Mobile Goes Global: A New Era in Connectivity When Mobile Goes Global: A New Era in Connectivity When Mobile Goes Global: A New Era in Connectivity


As human activity in the physical space evolves and merges into the virtual, ethereal realm of networked media, significant changes are...

7 Computing Manifestos That Changed the World 7 Computing Manifestos That Changed the World 7 Computing Manifestos That Changed the World 7 Computing Manifestos That Changed the World


The technology we take for granted today was once considered revolutionary. Here we examine some of the documents that helped shape the...

Ada Lovelace, Enchantress of Numbers Ada Lovelace, Enchantress of Numbers Ada Lovelace, Enchantress of Numbers Ada Lovelace, Enchantress of Numbers


Ada Lovelace was ahead of her time, with programming ideas that wouldn't come into practice until a century later. Learn more about this...

5 of Technology’s Most Beautiful Mistakes 5 of Technology’s Most Beautiful Mistakes 5 of Technology’s Most Beautiful Mistakes 5 of Technology’s Most Beautiful Mistakes


Technology can be an unpredictable field, especially when doing research. These tech pioneers may not have gotten the results they expected...

Open-Source Licensing - What You Need to Know Open-Source Licensing - What You Need to Know Open-Source Licensing - What You Need to Know Open-Source Licensing - What You Need to Know


Open source is a great option for developers who don't want to deal with a lot of legal restrictions and copyrights. But free access comes...

More Than Moore - 50 Years of Moore's Law More Than Moore - 50 Years of Moore's Law More Than Moore - 50 Years of Moore's Law More Than Moore - 50 Years of Moore's Law


In 1965, Gordon Moore predicted the doubling of computing power every year (later modified to every two years). Fifty years later, Moore's...

Don’t Look Back, Here They Come! The Advance of Artificial Intelligence Don’t Look Back, Here They Come! The Advance of Artificial Intelligence Don’t Look Back, Here They Come! The Advance of Artificial Intelligence Don’t Look Back, Here They Come! The Advance of Artificial Intelligence


Rather than simply helping to guide humans' decisions, artificial intelligence is now beginning to make decisions for humans. Where is this...

Interesting Facts About Computer Timekeeping Interesting Facts About Computer Timekeeping Interesting Facts About Computer Timekeeping Interesting Facts About Computer Timekeeping


You probably don’t think about the clock in your computer too much, but there are a lot of interesting things that keep everything running...