Heuristic: (adj.) a replicable method for directing one's attention in learning, discovery, or problem-solving. Originally derived from the Greek "heurisko" (εὑρίσκω), meaning "I find".
Monday, 7 February 2005
Economist.com | Computer circuits: Barred and latched. Here we have it: the missing piece of nano-circuitry. They had already sussed the basic gates (AND, OR etc.) on the nanoscale, but not transistors. Enter the new nano-transistor, a breakthrough that some electronics genius with no sense of marketing decided to call the "crossbar latch". Great stuff, can't wait for my first Crossbar Latch Radio..!