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The Future of Computers: “Fiber Optic Processing”

IBM recently announced that it is bringing optical chip design into the world of commercial computing with some new technology. Considering this form of processing is faster, more power efficient, creates less signal interference, and does not heat up as much--I'd say they have a winning technology that puts them ahead of Intel right now...and that's saying a lot.

IBM is not just spouting hopes or theory, its making definite plans to build commercial machines with their new chip design.

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