Biggest carbon-nanotube chip yet says ‘Hello, World!’

Researchers have built a 16-bit computer processor from the material. by Elizabeth Gibney Scientists have created the largest computer chip yet to be made from carbon nanotubes: rolled up sheets of atom-thick graphene that conduct electricity at super-fast speeds. Some researchers hope to use carbon nanotubes in future computers because they conduct electricity faster and […]

Crazy weather brings awe-inspiring pictures.

Umbrellas take flight as lifeguards clear beaches near the Cape Region by Chris Flood Natalie Oldham has worked at the Henlopen Acres Beach Club for four summers. She said the storm that rolled over the Cape Region area Aug. 19, fronted by an awe-inspiring shelf cloud, was crazy. “It was definitely the scariest moment I’ve […]

Today’s Birthday (Aug 29)

Ingrid Bergman (1915) Bergman was a Swedish actress who specialized in portrayals of strong, sophisticated women. Her radiance and unaffected charm made her a star in films such as Casablanca, Gaslight, and Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious. A scandal caused by her affair with director Roberto Rossellini kept her off the US screen for seven years and […]

A chip made with carbon nanotubes, not silicon, marks a computing milestone

The prototype could give rise to a new generation of faster, more energy-efficient electronics By Maria Temming “Silicon Valley” may soon be a misnomer. Inside a new microprocessor, the transistors — tiny electronic switches that collectively perform computations — are made with carbon nanotubes, rather than silicon. By devising techniques to overcome the nanoscale defects […]

Technically Gone: That Ad-Filled Solitaire Game

W ‘n B: extract from article on “All the Useless Windows 10 Features Microsoft Should Remove” by CHRIS HOFFMAN Remember when Microsoft removed the beloved Solitaire game from Windows and replaced it with a new Solitaire game full of 30-second video ads and a subscription fee to disable them? I would wish that Microsoft would […]