Multicore’s concept is simple: Increase the number of cores to increase performance. But as University of Wisconsin Professor Mark Hill explains, Amdahl’s Law is essential to understanding why coding is key to maximizing multicore performance.
Wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communications gives enterprises new options for tracking assets, reducing overhead costs, ensuring employee safety and delivering value-added services. But what happens when the underlying wireless technology gets phased out?
As the installed base of smartphones, tablets and digital kiosks grows, so does the need for gesture-based user interfaces. Design expert Don Norman explains why the current paradigm is frustrating for users and developers alike.