computer

On the cusp of an AI revolution

Oct 30,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Marc Benioff Over the last 30 years, consumers have reaped the benefits of dramatic technological advances. In many countries, most people now have in their pockets a personal computer more powerful than the mainframes of the 1980s. The Atari 800XL computer that I developed games […]

A computer on a Stick

Source: Tech Republic Norwegian company FXI Technologies is now taking orders for Cotton Candy, literally a USB stick-sized device, billing itself as the world’s smallest computer. This pint-sized device plugs into a USB port and connects to a display via HDMI, making it a highly portable, any-screen computer. According to the […]

Computer Science for the Rest of Us

Source: NY Times. Jeff Swensen for The New York Times READING, writing and — refactoring code? Colleges are taking widely different paths to teaching general concepts underlying computer programming language. Tom Cortina, offers a course in “Principles of Computation” at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. Mark LeBlanc teaches “Computing for Poets” […]