Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ultra Low Power Electronics in the Next Decade

As a TI Fellow and director of TI’s Kilby Research Labs, Ajith Amerasekera’s job is to predict the future and plot a roadmap to it. His keynote at day two of the low-power electronics show (ISLPED) in Austin—“Ultra Low Power … Continue reading

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For Energy Efficiency, Forget Accuracy

U.C. Berkeley professor Jan Rabaey kicked off the 2010 International Symposium on Low-Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED) today in Austin with a challenge to programmers, hardware designers and their EDA tool providers: The deterministic Turing model has hit the power … Continue reading

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Is Cell Phone Radiation a Health Hazard?

Everyone with a microwave oven knows that radio waves can heat up water molecules, which is handy when you’re making Mac and Cheese for the kids but a little more problematic when you spend hours every day with a cell … Continue reading

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