Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year 2007: w00t

That’s right…”This year’s winning word first became popular in competitive online gaming forums as part of what is known as l33t (“leet,” or “elite”) speak—an esoteric computer hacker language in which numbers and symbols are put together to look like letters. Although the double “o” in the word is usually represented by double zeroes, the…More

Light to Shrink Computer Clusters

IBM is looking to replace the well-known copper circuitry in computers with beams of light. What are the benefits of using light instead of clunky copper wiring in computers? Here are a few: 100 times faster more powerful much smaller produces less heat and uses less energy How? Well, since they replaced the copper wiring…More

Choosing a path

One day while daydreaming as usual in a college math class, i made a list. this list was different from most lists because i never got past number one. i had been struggling again with stressing questions like: What should i major in? What do i want to be? What should i do with my…More

Metamorphosis

Change is constant and definite. To be is to change. Everything in the physical universe is changing from life to death. It is a cycle. The first half of all life grows, and the second half deteriorates that growth. From positive to negative we fall. Unlike the outside world, however, the inner human man/woman can change…More