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[co.exist]This Computer Chip Can Be Powered By A Potato

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Computers use a lot of energy to keep all their parts going, but a new chip from Intel is able to operate with the bare minimum amount of electricity--as much as could be drawn from a postage stamp-sized solar cell or even, yes, a spud.

Just report if its a repost, I searched potato, nothing came up after the first page. gunner2.gif Me otherwise.
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Inb4Glados


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I am here: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=37.413808,-84.340760
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Two potatoes are needed for overclocking though.
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Its pretty neat for a reasearch chip, At this rate the typing of a keyboard could be enough kinetic energy to power your computers by 2025

Overclock? just type faster than 100 wpm! devil.gif
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I just ate a microwaved potato. I stuffed it with cheese and put sour cream on it. Then spiced it with paprika, salt and pepper. That's the way I like my potatoes, although cooked on a barbaque is better than microwave.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by james_ant;15571202 
I just ate a microwaved potato. I stuffed it with cheese and put sour cream on it. Then spiced it with paprika, salt and pepper. That's the way I like my potatoes, although cooked on a barbaque is better than microwave.
I'm a 1:1 butter / sour cream guy myself.
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Originally Posted by kremtok;15570871 
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My thoughts exactly.
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Hmmm... what was the TPD again... The Potato Draw... aha .... ahh lame... *walks along*...
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I wish McGuyver was here...oh wait. I think he already was.
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