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Approximate Computing: A brain-inspired computing paradigm

Approximate Computing: A brain-inspired computing paradigm

A recent surge in the use of wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices demands a higher level of power efficiency to provide an extended battery run-time. Inspired by the way the brain processes the information, scientists and electrical engineers are coming …Continue reading

Microsoft’s ‘Technology for Good’ Initiative Launched in Pakistan

Microsoft has launched its “Technology for Good” program in Pakistan. The multinational provides technology solutions to non-government organisations and philanthropies under the program. “The aim of the initiative is to remove technology barriers faced by the social sector and enable organisations working …Continue reading

This Gadget Can Tell What’s Wrong with Your Air Conditioner by Listening to It

Augury’s gadget and iPhone app pay attention to ultrasonic sounds and vibrations to figure out what’s wrong with air conditioners and other big machines. If you’ve ever tried to diagnose a car problem just by listening to it run, you’ve got a …Continue reading

Child’s Play

Computers should stop trying to act like grown-ups. Everyone knows the Turing test. But almost no one remembers Alan Turing’s statement that to achieve true intelligence, you should design a machine that was like a child. He said the real secret to …Continue reading

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