Archivo mensual: enero 2013

2 Science Projects to Receive Award of 1 Billion Euros

ACM News 28/01/2013 The European Commission announced that two science projects will be awarded approximately 1 billion euros each to respectively develop new information technology (IT) materials and create an unparalleled simulation of the human brain, with the goal being … Seguir leyendo

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How NASA beamed Mona Lisa to the moon, one pixel at a time

ACM News 23/01/2013 The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) used laser technology to transmit an image of the Mona Lisa to the moon by beaming it to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) along with routine tracking data. “Because … Seguir leyendo

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Scientists Develop Device for Image Compression

ACM News 18/01/2013 Duke University researchers are using a new class of artificial materials, called metamaterials, to design a sensor that compresses images much more efficiently than existing technologies. Metamaterials have qualities that bend light, X-rays, and radio waves in … Seguir leyendo

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Computer Science Postdocs — Best Practices

ACM News 16/12/2013 The computer science community must cultivate a clear understanding of the best practices related to pursuing, hosting, and nurturing postdocs, according to a new report from Anita Jones, University of Virginia, and Erwin Gianchandani, currently with the … Seguir leyendo

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The Rise and Fall of Languages in 2012

ACM News 14/01/2012 The most recent processor phenomenon, the transition from the multicore to the many-core era, was expected to set the stage for the emergence of functional computer languages, which fit well with concurrent programming. Although 2012 did not … Seguir leyendo

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Big Data, Java and Other Developer Skills: Top Hiring Priorities

ACM News 07/01/2013 Big data-related jobs ranked fourth among the top information technology (IT) skills hiring executives are looking for in 2013, according to a recent Dice.com survey of more than 1,000 tech-focused recruiters and hiring managers. Java/Java 2 Platform … Seguir leyendo

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