January 31, 2012

DARPA's Quest to Reinvent Computing

Joel Hruska, Extreme Tech

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The US’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced a new initiative this week aimed at finding solutions to the major problems challenging computer scalability. The program — dubbed the Power Efficiency Revolution for Embedded Computing Technologies, or PERFECT, will kick off with a workshop in Arlington, Virginia on February 15.

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