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Google Howto - Data Mining the internet

@ 2006/06/08 read/post comments(0)
Google has quickly become one of the most well known words in the world and is used by millions daily, including myself. In an advanced database class back in university, we spent a couple of weeks studying the inner workings…

The website is down because someone removed the XBOX

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The administrator went down to the new manager’s office to report the missing X-Box. The new manager was quiet for a moment and then sheepishly informed the administrator that it was he who had removed the X-Box. The manager had…

3000 Computers need 17 hours to render one frame of movie CARS

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The average time to render a single frame of film for "CARS" was 17 hours. Even with a sophisticated network of 3000 computers, and state-of-the-art lightning fast processors that operate up to four times faster than they did on "The…

Greenpeace rallies against toxic computers

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The problem they are worried about is quite real and nasty. When you throw out those computer parts that are too toxic to go to the dump, they tend to get shipped overseas where the laws are a little more…

Wireless USB sends data through walls

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A US start-up says that it has fixed the range problems which has plagued ultrawideband communications and has designed a wireless USB that can send data through walls. TZero claims that its components can produce 100-Mbit data rates across distances…

PQI Introduces 64GB NAND Flash Disks

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We are finally starting to see some real technological breakthroughs in the area of mobile storage after a long period of stagnation. 2004 saw the rise of speedy 7200RPM hard drives while this year saw the introduction of perpendicular recording…

HIS Unveils Three Concept Radeons - x1 PCIe, HDMI and AGP/PCIe hybrids

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Hightech Information Systems, also known as HIS, had a couple of interesting new products at its Computex suite this year. The first of three new products is a new graphics card based on the ATI X1300 Pro GPU. It features…

Abit Nforce 4 supports socket AM2

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WE KNEW it is possible and Abit finally proved that you can build a Nforce 4 motherboard with a socket AM2. If you think about it, the memory controller is in the CPU so you should not have any trouble…

Corsair readies PC10000 DDR2 RAM

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With AMD amalgamating a DDR2 memory controller on its AM2 form-factor CPUs and Intel ready to rock the world with the overclockable Conroe CPU, the need for higher-speed DDR2 DIMMs has never been greater than before. With that in mind,…

Sensible Soccer 2006

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With the World Cup closing faster than an ice cream stand in January, Codemasters aims to break the FIFA-PES duopoly with a touch of old-school charm. We take a look at whether this revival of the retro classic can claim… Go To Full Article

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