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  • Nov 28, 2014
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Doubling the speed of cellphone data with a simple full duplex circuit: could supercharge wireless data transfer

  28 November 2014 – A circuit that lets a radio send and receive data simultaneously over the same frequency could supercharge wireless data transfer. The circuit makes it possible for a radio to send and receive signals on the same channel simultaneously – something known as “full-duplex” communications. That should translate to a doubling of […]


  • Nov 25, 2014
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How the world’s first computer was rescued from the scrap heap

    25 November 2014 – Interesting piece from Wired magazine this week: “Eccentric billionaires are tough to impress, so their minions must always think big when handed vague assignments. Ross Perot’s staffers did just that in 2006, when their boss declared that he wanted to decorate his Plano, Texas, headquarters with relics from computing history. […]


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