The Shield is Nvidia’s Android TV gaming powerhouse, and Grid isi ts software soul—a streaming service that lets you play a selection of titles over the internet. Think like a Netflix for FPSes. But Grid is changing. Starting tomorrow it will launch out of beta under the new name GeForce Now, with an $8-per-month…
It’s very hard to overstate how important the US power grid is to American society and its economy. Every critical infrastructure, from communications to water, is built on it and every important business function from banking to milking cows is completely dependent on it.
If you're thinking that solar panels face south to capture the most sunlight and thus the most energy, then you'd be absolutely correct. Yet, solar experts are saying that rooftop panels should be installed facing west. This surprising turn can be explained by quirks in our electrical grid.
Before the word wide web was a twinkle in Tim Berners Lee's eye, CERN had developed the Grid—a world-spanning network of computing power to help drive the progress of physics.
Given how much data the scientists at CERN have to crunch through, it's not surprising that it take its computing power seriously. This video takes a look inside the massive computer center that allows the magic to happen.
I've definitely used Excel for some wordy stuff. It's not blasphemous exactly, but making charts full of apartment listings, square footage, amenity notes, broker e-mail addresses, and links to photos doesn't really make use of Excel's formula wielding, number crunching prowess. But a former Excel developer who knows…
A new battery technology may pave the way for cheap, long-lived power storage that can quickly pump electricity into the grid to compensate for fluctuating renewables like wind and solar.
Much of California, Arizona and Mexico is in the dark right now due to a massive power outage. There's no word on the cause yet, but officials say that the lights may not be back on until Friday.
Nothing kills a magical afternoon with your tablet like having to track down an outlet to charge up. Voltaic's new solar-charging tablet case is designed specifically to keep your magical device off the on-grid energy teat.
Click to viewIn an effort to escape his "chronic need to both feed and be fed by the so-called digital grid," NYT reporter David Carr spent a week with his wife on a private island in the Bahamas. He survived!
The best way to do something unpleasant is to try to make it fun. So Nike—hoping to sell some shoes in the process—turned London into a giant online running game, sending competing players hurrying between urban checkpoints.