Ubiquitous computing, One Laptop per Child, Wearable Computers, the iPod Touch, the iPad and now the iPhone all descendants in a long lineage of predictions about the Future of Computing. But the newest wrinkle (pun intended) is the topic of ‘wearable’ computers. Given how portable and powerful smart phones are these days, why do we need to ‘wear’ the computer? (more)
Many wondered when this day would come. Many have written and researched and made full on attempts to simulate the brain in silicon. Now with the rise of low power CPUs (Atom,Arm), massively parallel and dense servers (Seamicro,Calxeda,Tilera) it’s time once again to take a stab at it. Luckily this time around one of the guys who designed the ARM cpu is the Principle Investigator. Something big is going to happen I suspect.