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Offline Simon

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Crash-proof computer created by London researchers
« on: February 18, 2013, 12:33 »
Researchers at University College London are working on a computer that can repair itself to prevent crashes instantly recovering and fixing corrupted data.

In a report in the New Scientist, the researchers explain that their computer is based on the chaos of the natural world, which marks a significant break from the linear way in which conventional computers work through sets of instructions.

Instead of working through inputs from each program running on a PC to reach a goal, the "systemic" self-repairing computer mimics the way nature reacts to challenges.

"Its processes are distributed, decentralised and probabilistic. And they are fault tolerant, able to heal themselves, said UCL computer scientist Peter Bentley. "A computer should be able to do that."

Read more: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/380020/crash-proof-computer-created-by-london-researchers#ixzz2LFm7YbUr
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Re: Crash-proof computer created by London researchers
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 14:26 »
Bring it to my house for tests
They will have it crashed within 20 minutes  :hehe:
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Re: Crash-proof computer created by London researchers
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2013, 20:33 »
Getting mentioned in New Scientist  is always the kiss of death.  It will never see the light of day.   :laugh:


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