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+ - Hewlett-Packard Is Working On A Revolutionary Computer and OS

Submitted by jones_supa
jones_supa (887896) writes "Hewlett-Packard is planning to take an extremely ambitious step toward giving a refresh to the architecture of a traditional computer and its operating system. The company's research division is working to create a computer which HP calls The Machine. A key idea is that HP's design shall use memristors for both temporary and long-term data storage. There would also be other novel features such as using optical fiber instead of copper wiring for data buses. Next summer the team aims to complete an operating system designed for The Machine, called Linux++, bundled with emulation tools to run existing applications. Linux++ is intended to ultimately be replaced by an operating system called Carbon, which is designed from scratch for The Machine. The chief architect of the project is Kirk Bresniker and a working prototype of The Machine is expected to be ready by 2016."

Comment: Re:End of flight as we know it (Score 1) 225

by perryizgr8 (#48580627) Attached to: US Navy Authorizes Use of Laser In Combat

I guess the cost for firing a missile would be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars range. Whereas the laser would be $0/shot once installed. Also, you can carry a limited number of missiles. Laser will just keep going. And its not like they will remove the missiles. Ponce will likely have both missiles and laser.

Comment: Re:I'm not sure that qualifies as a "rift" (Score 2) 69

by perryizgr8 (#48489133) Attached to: A Rift In OnePlus, Cyanogen Relationship

One Plus should take lessons from Micromax on how to actually sell your stuff, instead of just creating hype and doing bullshit like invites. Micromax will sell 10 million units if you are ready to buy. Welcome to India, OnePlus, where actually having your phone available for customers to buy is more important than hot air over the internet.

A method of solution is perfect if we can forsee from the start, and even prove, that following that method we shall attain our aim. -- Leibnitz