Centralization leads to more efficient communication and control, which leads to lower transaction costs, which increases the useful work each node can spend on...Sorin Adam Matei From BLOG@CACM | December 19, 2022 at 11:32 AM
The digital computer of today arose in the first half of the 1940s independently in three different countries: Germany, the U.K. and the U.S.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | June 20, 2022 at 11:54 AM
Simply stating the problem is not enough; it is necessary to look for a quick way out of the situation, relying on available resources.
Andrei Sukhov and Aleksandr Romanov From BLOG@CACM | March 4, 2022 at 09:20 AM
To organize the productive work of multiprocessor chips, it is necessary to establish an efficient distribution of computational processes between computational...Andrei Sukhov and Aleksandr Romanov From BLOG@CACM | June 1, 2021 at 02:18 PM
The design of today's electronic computers is usually not very appealing, in contrast to magnificent mechanical calculating machines from earlier times.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | April 8, 2021 at 10:24 AM
Herbert Bruderer asks why no information technology industry emerged in Switzerland in the 1950s, despite the appearance of computers from several sources.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | January 28, 2020 at 12:34 PM