The AGRIS project (International System for Agricultural Science and Technology) is a global public domain Database with 2.6 million structured bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology. The Database is maintained by FAO, and its content is provided by more than 150 participating institutions from 65 countries. The AGRIS Search system, accessible at http://agris.fao.org, allows…Continue
Added by Jasmin Farand on November 5, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Computers double in power every 2 years. Like clockwork.
By that Metric, by the year 2016, just 5 years from now, the average $1,000 dollar computer will be 10 times more powerful than the average $1,000 dollar computer is today.
Just 5 years after that, in the year 2021, the average $1,000 dollar computer will be 30 times more powerful than the average $1,000 dollar computer.
This Metric applies not just to your desktop and laptop,…
Added by Managing Editor on November 4, 2011 at 9:09am — No Comments
If you could ask only one person about the limits of computers past, present and future, the right person might be Federico Faggin. Forty years ago Faggin meticulously sketched the blueprint that brought to life the world's first microprocessor, which later sparked the personal computer revolution.
After a career dedicated to creating evermore intelligent computer chips, he has turned his attention to…Continue
Added by Ken E Kaplan on November 3, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments