IBM: We're on the cusp of the Quantum Computing revolution

IBM: We’re on the cusp of the Quantum Computing revolution “Technology’s holy grail is the development of a “perfect” Quantum Computer. Traditional computers recognize information as bits: binary information that represent “On” or “Off” states. A Quantum Computer uses qubits; operating in superposition, it exists in all states simultaneously — not just “On” or “Off,”…

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Kinect and Windows Phone combine to create holographic game engine

Kinect and Windows Phone combine to create holographic game engine “If your life is anything like ours, it’s in sore need of more pseudo-holographic helicopters. Fortunately, YouTube user programming4fun has come up with a solution, using Microsoft’s Kinect beta SDK and a Windows Phone handset. The system, pictured above, basically consists of a Kinect and…

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The Ultimate Retro Gaming Adapter

The Ultimate Retro Gaming Adapter “The Retrode is the world’s most versatile (and fun!) USB adapter for vintage video games. Revive the good old 16-bit times on your computer/smartphone/tablet, using your original cartridges and controllers! Features Cartridge slots for *Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and *Nintendo SNES/SFC games. Access ROM (program/data) and SRAM1 (savegames)! 2×2 ports for…

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British Library digitizes 300 years worth of newspaper archives

British Library digitizes 300 years worth of newspaper archives “Britain’s historical news junkies are in for a treat today, because the British Library has just digitized a major chunk of its newspaper archive, comprised of four million pages spanning some 300 years of headlines. With today’s launch of the British Newspaper Archive, users can search…

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