Researchers have flown the world’s smallest flying computers

Researchers have flown the world’s smallest flying computers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flying computers, or Smart Dust, has applications in environmental monitoring and elsewhere.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As though microchips, which are now almost as small as a grain of dust,...

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The world’s smallest computer makes a grain of rice look massive

The world’s smallest computer makes a grain of rice look massive

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As computing and AI processing gets moved to the edge of the network and into billions of IOT devices computers will have to get ever smaller.   Researchers at the University of Michigan have created the world’s smallest computer, again, after their previous micro-computers, called...

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The size of a grain of rice, researchers unveil the world’s smallest computers

The size of a grain of rice, researchers unveil the world’s smallest computers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Micromotes will stop the sensors at the edge of the world’s networks from flooding datacenters with exabytes of worthless information, and open the door to new computing applications.   At just one cubic millimetre in size Micromotes, which are so small that they can almost be...

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