Emerging Tech

Patrick Marshall

Emerging Tech

  • Titan supercomputer

    Energy's Titan supercomputer goes to 20 (petaflops)

    Oak Ridge National Labs' upgrade of Jaguar combines graphical processors with CPUs in a new low-power architecture that boosts performance tenfold.

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  • Sandy

    NOAA, FEMA Twitter feeds can help navigate Frankenstorm

    Twitter feeds from federal, state and local agencies have become a prime source of helpful, up-to-the-minute news and tips.

  • Facebook Sponsored stories

    How Facebook could chase away government users

    The company wants to use your "Likes" to endorse products, whether you like it or not.

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  • Dart code

    Is Google Dart a replacement for Java?

    Java’s security troubles have led some people to wonder whether the ubiquitous programming language is more trouble than it’s worth. Google offers an alternative.

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  • NASA X1 robotic exoskeleton

    NASA’s ‘Iron Man’ technology could help people walk again

    The X1 robotic exoskeleton, which fits around the body, can help a user stand, walk and, importantly, stop.

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  • Tron MIT cyber defense gaming

    How a ‘Tron’ model can improve agency IT security

    MIT engineers develop a game interface for protecting networks that puts the human element, and a bit of fun, into the mix.

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  • NASA Cropped

    NetworKing game puts users in charge of space communications

    NASA's NetworKing game is aimed at the kind of people the agency wants to open up to careers in science, maybe even at NASA.

  • NASA Networking

    How NASA games the system to find new talent

    NetworKing is a pretty challenging game aimed at the kind of people the agency wants to open up to careers in science, maybe even at NASA.

  • What to do when the help desk is 160 million miles away

    How did NASA reprogram the Curiosity rover from Earth after it landed on Mars? Very carefully.

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  • Printable guns wiki weapon

    Will 3D printing have to be regulated?

    With a Wiki Weapon project afoot to share files for printing guns, this burgeoning technology could draw the attention of regulators.

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