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Nanoscale optical switch breaks miniaturization barrier

An ultra-fast and ultra-small optical switch has been invented that could advance the day when photons replace electrons in the innards of consumer products ranging from cell phones to automobiles. The new optical device can turn on and off trillions of times per second. It consists of individual sw… via Qnovations http://ift.tt/1cFPDef

DARPA Publishes Tons of Open Source Code, Data

An anonymous reader sends this news from The Verge: “The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, sponsors a lot of technology through grants to universities and private labs, with projects running the gamut from robots to electroencephalography caps, to software and new programming languages. Read more: http://ift.tt/1nT8ZyR