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Verifying the Cloud

So called “cloud computing” is the presumptive wave of the future, and not just to deliver software-as-a-service (SAAS), which will certainly challenge Microsoft’s business model. The ‘cloud’ is of course all those mainframes that Amazon, Google, Rackspace and others use … 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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Low-Power Design = Green Design

The New York Times earlier this week carried a story on how energy consumption by data centers is becoming a major and measurable problem worldwide: In the United States alone, those data centers accounted for 1.5 percent of the country’s … Continue reading

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