Electronics & Semiconductors

World's smallest atom-memory unit created

Faster, smaller, smarter and more energy-efficient chips for everything from consumer electronics to big data to brain-inspired computing could soon be on the way after engineers at The University of Texas at Austin created ...

Machine learning & AI

How algorithms can help the clothing industry

Can big data and artificial intelligence (AI) improve the clothing industry's value chains, adapt products to customer needs, and help the industry keep up with how customer needs are evolving? Sheenam Jain, doctoral student ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Designing approximate computation to save energy

If you think about computation, the words correctness, speed and precision probably come to mind. But the researchers of the OPRECOMP project beg to differ. They aim for developing a radically different, more flexible type ...

Machine learning & AI

Sacked by an algorithm: Managing the future

What if your boss was an algorithm? Imagine a world in which artificial intelligence hasn't come for your job—but that of your manager: whether it's hiring new staff, managing a large workforce, or even selecting workers ...

Computer Sciences

Storage tool adapts to what its datasets' users want to search

Big data has gotten really, really big: By 2025, all the world's data will add up to an estimated 175 trillion gigabytes. For a visual, if you stored that amount of data on DVDs, it would stack up tall enough to circle the ...

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