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Algorithm Helps Make Cloud Computing More Efficient
2013-03-12 18:53:09

A new software system could help reduce cloud computing hardware requirements by 95 percent, as well as help improve performance.

MIT Robotic Cheetah As Energy Efficient As Real Animals
2013-03-08 18:40:28

Thanks to a group of MIT researchers, one high-tech robotic cheetah is proving itself to be dominant above its flesh-and-blood counterparts in terms of running efficiency.

New Algorithms Give Household Robots A Helping Hand
2013-02-25 18:42:20

With a few adjustments through algorithms, MIT researchers found a way to give household robots an extra hand.

Smartphone Chip Could Herald A New Era Of Photography
2013-02-20 12:50:52

Your Instagram photos might be getting a quality upgrade one day, thanks to a new processor chip developed by MIT scientists.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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