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Magnetoelectrics Could Advance Computer Memory, Ending Reliance on 1s and 0s

Posted February 09, 2013 11:19 AM

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Generally, hardware upgrades incrementally -- processors slowly gain more cores, graphics cards slowly become more powerful, and storage devices slowly gain more capacity. Hardware rarely upgrades with a significant leap, jumping from one form to another form that is so significantly upgraded that it barely resembles its roots. Now, with a new type of magnetoelectric material, computer memory may take that significant leap.

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02/11/2013 12:40 PM

Groan...

How many times have we heard this sort of thing before?
I'm still witing for my optical computer so I can istall it into the control system of my jet pack.
(Actually it's kris' jet pack... but he sed I cud borrow it, honest)
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02/11/2013 4:12 PM

Ahhhh, you'd put yer eye out......

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02/11/2013 1:30 PM

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02/11/2013 1:34 PM

This reminds me of the old magnetic core memory, back in the day when you could see the individual elements storing the individual bits and measure them with a multimeter.

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02/11/2013 6:24 PM

...and stay off of my lawn!

/Sounds like a buncha old geezers.

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02/13/2013 1:14 AM

oh no! no o's!

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