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New Phoenix BIOS Starts

“Phoenix is showing off a few interesting things at IDF, but the real standout is their new Instant Boot BIOS, a highly optimized UEFI implementation that can start loading an OS in just under a second. Combined with Windows 7’s … Continue reading

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Build Your Own NASA Apollo Landing Computer

Would you like to own the computer Neil Armstrong used to land on the moon in 1969? Well, that’s possible now, because a geek named John Pultorak created a working reproduction of the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), wrote a complete … Continue reading

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Students call space station with home-built radio

TORONTO — Four Toronto college students have accomplished a technological feat that their teachers are calling a first. The Humber College seniors made contact with the International Space Station Monday with a radio system they designed and built themselves. School … Continue reading

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Images directly from brain

Researchers from Japan’s ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories have developed new brain analysis technology that can reconstruct the images inside a person’s mind and display them on a computer monitor, it was announced on December 11. According to the researchers, further … Continue reading

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Space toilet

“Clean and easy to use, the envisioned space toilet is designed to be worn like a diaper around the astronaut’s waist at all times,” says an article on Pink Tentacle. Engineers hope to have this next-generation space toilet available to … Continue reading

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Year 2038 problem

The year 2038 problem (also known as “Unix Millennium bug”, or “Y2K38” by analogy to the Y2K problem) may cause some computer software to fail before or in the year 2038. The problem affects all software and systems that store … Continue reading

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New Windows

Windows® Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Azure Services Platform. Windows Azure provides developers with on-demand compute and storage to host, scale, and manage Web applications … Continue reading

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