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World's First Carbon Nanotube Computer Unveiled

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Tech

The first computer built with carbon nanotubes instead of silicon has been unveiled in California. Researchers at Stanford University said that the...

Michael Rundle

Computing's 'Anti-Visionary' Predicts The End Of The Silicon Age | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Tech

We have become used to the idea that every year computers get faster, chips get smaller and... well, our iPads get cooler. But now we may be approa...

100 Years of Innovation: The Transistor

Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Tech

It may look like nothing more than a bit of metal with legs, but the humble transistor is responsible for the function of every single modern electron...

Even Steve Jobs Faced The Three-Sided Product Problem

Dr Johnny Ryan | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Johnny Ryan

Back in the late 1970s Apple was one such example. The arrival of a new generation of Intel and Motorola chips in the 1970s prompted a wave of 'homebrew' garage startups/hobbyists to tinker with personal computers. Until then computers had been large, corporate machines, and geeks were enthralled by the possibilities of 'personal' computing.