May 2, 2012

How to Build an 8-Bit Computer

Sebastian Anthony, Extreme Tech

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Not content with your new, 1.4-billion-transistor Ivy Bridge processor? Maybe it runs too hot, or lacks the polygon-pushing powers that you require? Well, I’ve got just the thing for you: How about you augment it with a DIY 8-bit CPU?

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How to Handle Social Media Harassment
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May 12, 2012
Why Your Brain Isn't a Computer
Alex Knapp, Forbes
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Norton 360: The Only Security You Need?
Neil Rubenking, PC Magazine
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May 5, 2012
Why Are We Competing With Computers?
Brian Christian, Pop Sci
Brian Christian's book The Most Human Human, newly out in paperback, tells the story of how the author, "a young poet with degrees in computer science and philosophy," set out to win the "Most Human Human" prize in a Turing test... more ››