What will the future of hold for computers? The graphic below attempts to answer that, speculating that quantum computing will soon become a commercial reality as well as integrated optics, which uses light instead of electrons to communicate, leading to many advantages. Even DNA-based computers are a possibility.
The Evolution of the Geek
Computers – A Chronological Timeline
11 Oldest Computers Still In Use
Famous Rivalries: Kasparov vs. Deep Blue
The rivalry of Garry Kasparov vs. Deep Blue is like a nerdy real-life “John Connor vs. Terminator” scenario. Russian Grandmaster Garry Kasparov defended the human race in a dramatic three-part “Man vs. Super-Intelligent Machine” showdown against the world’s biggest, strongest, and fastest chess playing computer on Earth: Deep Blue.
Workaholism May Be Killing You
Do you find yourself working more than 12 hours a day? Is it impossible to step away from the computer or cell phone even when you aren’t at the office? While this drive for success may seem like a good thing to career-minded individuals and businesses, studies are finding long-term dangers accompany an addiction to […]
Home Toxic Home
Is no place safe? The simple act of living exposes us to enviromental toxins fond in fabrics, vehicle exhaust, plastics and filtering systems in our phones and computers, the list goes on. We can’t even escape these elements when we retreat into our homes. Our dwellings are teeming with chemicals that infiltrate our bodies. Some […]
History of the Internet [Infographic]
J.C.R. Licklider (1915-1990) introduced the idea of an “Intergalactic Network.” His idea involved a global computer network that allowed everyone to access information from anywhere in the world. He became head of Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), convincing his successors of the importance of the network.