Power 9: details about the processors on the new architecture from IBM

Our company at the conference, Hot Chips has disclosed a number of details about the processors on the new architecture of Power 9. These processors will launch in mid-2017. Solutions based on these chips allow our partners to choose the system of various capacities depending on the tasks that need to be addressed.
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The remaining live forever


In 1943, the Soviet troops 18 days from 13 to 31 August stormed the 278 – Saur-grave. Then the whole slope soaked with blood of our grandfathers and great grandfathers. After 71 years in August 2014, fighters of the brigade “East” of Donetsk national Republic came to the defense of the mound. The film tells about the courage of the soldiers who repulsed the Ukrainian junta.
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It is a monument destroyed 82 children

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This sculpture of Marie Uchytilova created in the memory of them. June 10, 1942, SS troops surrounded Lidice; the entire male population older than 16 years (172 people) were executed. Lidicka women (172 people) were sent to the concentration camp ravensbrück (60 of them died in the camp). Of the children (105 persons) had left the children under one year of age and children suitable for Germanization.

The rest (82 people) were killed in the death camp near Chelmno, 6 more children died. All the buildings of the village were burnt and razed to the ground. By the morning of 11 June, the village of Lidice was only a bare ashes. The children were killed, but the memory of them will remain in the form of a monument near the village of Lidice. 82 bronze statues, 40 boys and 42 girls, watching us, and are reminded of the massacre by the Nazis… That you need to remember…

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[Sandbox] move in the past. A small overview of the IBM ThinkPad 380ED

Recently, helping a friend to flash the computer for the airbag on his car, noticed he was in the garage a stack of old laptops. As it turned out, these notebooks gave him an old roommate American. Friend said that he was going to throw this “junk”, and I decided to pick them yourself. So I got seven old laptops.


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IBM and Samsung have developed 11-nm STTMRAM memory

This month, IBM celebrated the 20th anniversary of the development of magnetoresistive random access memory with random access (MRAM). Initially, the goal was set in the control cell by means of an electromagnetic field. The project is now transformed into the development of memory cells recording information by using the transfer torque of the spin electron. This type of memory has received the name of STTMRAM (spin-transfertorqueMRAM).
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The Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua: a 37-year anniversary.


Jul 19, the Nicaraguan people marked the anniversary of the Sandinista revolution, the immediate successor of the Cuban revolution. Now Latin America is not “flaming continent”, but certainly “smoldering” because the former fuse disappeared and went out, just slowly and patiently waiting for his new “Che”. When he breaks through is an open question. Yes, now the region is experiencing a right turn, but the spiral of History is inexorable and objective. Sooner or later, the “mole of history” will do the trick and will come out. Meanwhile, I propose to plunge into the atmosphere of festive Managua:
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Neurolinguist Tatiana Chernigovskaya: How the Internet affects our brain

Neurolinguist and experimental psychologist, doctor of Philology and biology, corresponding member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences Tatiana Chernigovskaya gave a lecture on “How the Internet has changed our brain” in which he dispelled the popular stereotypes about the brain and told why Google and online education is not as useful as they seem. Here is a brief synopsis of this lecture.


Нейролингвист Татьяна Черниговская: Как Интернет влияет на наш мозг
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