Radio telescopes produce enormous amounts of data, and we need immense computing power to produce even a single image like this one.
As the country grew, each census required greater effort than the last. That problem led to the invention of the punched card – and the birth of an industry.
Brain functions integrate and compress multiple components of an experience, including sight and smell – which simply can’t be handled in the way computers sense, process and store data.
Today it’s estimated that we take in about five times as much information as we did 25 years ago, and that we process as much data in a day as our 15th century ancestors would have in their lifetime.
Small charities aren’t like small companies, and the way they operate may pose greater risks under GDPR than for others.
Everything you need to know to prepare your business for changes to data protection law in the EU on May 25.
The speed of light is of great advantage when sending data over the internet, but it is a real challenge to master on a small chip. A new design offers a solution: convert the energy to sound.
Researchers need to be able to draw conclusions based on previously published studies in their field. A new aggregation method synthesizes prior findings and may help reveal more of the big picture.