2014.09.15 – Tech Net News and Opinion – The Science News Edition
- 500 Year Old Map with Handwriting from Columbus Days
- Turning the Moon into a Cosmic Ray Detector
- Curiosity at Destination
- What was Stonehenge Really?
- Stretchy Circuits
- Soft Exoskeleton Suite
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- The Plan To Make The Moon An Enormous Detector Of Cosmic Rays (gizmodo.com.au)
- Our Moon, the Cosmic Ray Detector (astrobites.org)
2014.09.15 – Tech Net News and Opinion
This is the recording of our weekly news show. In this episode we discuss some Celtic music news, Android news, Chrome OS app news, net neutrality, Minecraft, Microsoft, writing on maps from the era of Columbus, and more.
We opened with two from Ceil Moss
- As Far as the Eye Can See from the album of the same name
- Lies a Lurrighan
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Zero Power Standby Mode May Be a Reality Soon
In today’s world of increasing energy consumption, it is imperative that we find ways to use less and less power, especially for the things we use most. I would feel that computers in standby mode fall into that category. After all isn’t that what standby mode is for?
An article at PhysOrg.com reports that:
NEC Corporation and Tohoku University announced today the development of the world’s first content addressable memory (CAM) that both maintains the same high operation speed and non-volatile operation as existing circuits when processing and storing data on a circuit while power is off.