SSD

Can the blind ‘hear’ colors and shapes?

What if you could “hear” colors? Or shapes?  These features are normally perceived visually, but using sensory substitution devices (SSDs) they can now be…

SDSC’s ‘Gordon’ Among World’s 50 Fastest Supercomputers

SDSC researchers submitted an entry for Gordon using 218 teraflops per second (Tflop/s) and 12,608 cores – about 75 percent of the system. Built by SDSC…

Phase change memory-based 'moneta'system points to the future of computer storage

The device was developed in the Computer Science and Engineering department at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering and will be on exhibit June 7-8 at…

New world record in energy-efficient data processing

Scientists from Frankfurt´s Goethe University and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) developed a system that substantially reduces the energy…

Video games may help combat depression in older adults

The study, led by Dilip V. Jeste, MD, Distinguished Professor of psychiatry and neurosciences at UCSD School of Medicine, Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in…