Nvidia Considers Multi-Chip GPUs for Future Designs

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A new research paper from Nvidia suggests the company is looking to new designs for future cards — including non-monolithic GPUs that would communicate with each other via MCM-like signaling.

The post Nvidia Considers Multi-Chip GPUs for Future Designs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/252022-nvidia-considers-multi-chip-gpus-future-designs?source=Computing

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Will robots take your job? These jobs may be automated in the future

Called simply willrobotstakemyjob.com, the site is based on an academic paper by a pair of Oxford economists that set out some predictions for which jobs were most likely to have tasks automated in the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/31/will-robots-take-your-job-these-jobs-may-be-automated-in-future.html

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New advances in directed self-assembly could push silicon below 10nm more efficiently than EUV

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A new paper claims that directed self-assembly could be key to patterning lines below 10nm, but line-edge roughness and manufacturing challenges still present substantial barriers.

The post New advances in directed self-assembly could push silicon below 10nm more efficiently than EUV appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246599-new-advances-directed-self-assembly-push-silicon-10nm-efficiently-euv?source=Computing

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Machines have only completely stolen one US occupation since 1950

While there’s a lot of worry about robots replacing American workers, a paper by Harvard economist James Bessen found automation has made humans obsolete in just one job over the past 67 years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/17/machines-have-only-completely-stolen-one-us-occupation-since-1950.html

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He wrote a gibberish paper using iOS autocomplete, found success

When New Zealand professor Christoph Bartneck received an invitation to submit a paper to the International Conference on Atomic and Nuclear Physics in the US, he was skeptical given he has “practically no knowledge” of nuclear physics.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/25/wrote-gibberish-paper-using-ios-autocomplete-found-success.html

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Your phone might someday be powered by portobello mushrooms

It isn’t happening just yet, but a new scientific paper shows that it’s possible, and perhaps even advantageous, to make batteries out of organic biological materials that have the added benefit of being cheap, environmentally friendly, and easy to produce, reports CNET.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/01/your-phone-might-someday-be-powered-by-portobello-mushrooms/

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Microsoft’s new rendering research could bring better visuals to Xbox One, mobile devices

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Microsoft has released a new paper that illustrates how the cloud offload rendering platform it talked about for Xbox One could actually be deployed in reality. Could we see a shipping solution use this tech during the Xbox One’s lifetime?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/206378-microsofts-new-rendering-research-could-bring-better-visuals-to-xbox-one-mobile-devices

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Email is evolving — and yet still thriving

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Email has revolutionized communication, and vastly decreased reliance on paper, the postal service, and faxes. Now it’s evolving — both in personal and business contexts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205405-email-is-evolving-and-yet-still-thriving

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Email is evolving — and yet still thriving

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Email has revolutionized communication, and vastly decreased reliance on paper, the postal service, and faxes. Now it’s evolving — both in personal and business contexts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205405-email-is-evolving-and-yet-still-thriving

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AMD details new power efficiency improvements, update on ’25×20′ project

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AMD has published a new white paper with additional information on its implementation of power management and current reduction techniques.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/203898-amd-details-new-power-efficiency-improvements-update-on-25×20-project

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The final ISA showdown: Is ARM, x86, or MIPS intrinsically more power efficient?

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A new paper from the University of Wisconsin tackles the question of whether ARM or x86 is more power efficient with updated processors and results from China’s Loongson processor. Does ISA still matter?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/188396-the-final-isa-showdown-is-arm-x86-or-mips-intrinsically-more-power-efficient

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The human brain’s remarkably low power consumption, and how computers might mimic its efficiency

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A new paper discusses the efficiency of neuronal computing and the ways in which we might better model the brain’s function in future hardware. In some significant ways, we’re clearly on the right track already.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/185984-the-human-brains-remarkably-low-power-consumption-and-how-computers-might-mimic-its-efficiency

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Facebook updates Paper app with notifications, photo comments, 'new story' buttons, more

Facebook on Friday rolled out a an update to its newsreader-style alternative Paper, adding a number of new features that bring the app more in line with the company’s flagship iOS title.



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