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Issue 1 • Date 16 Jan. 1992

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  • Distributing system software-the Taoist way

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):13 - 15
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    Continuing progress in computing, in the long run, depends on making a success of parallel processing. A distributed operating system that has simplified code generation and efficient code execution on a network of processors is Taos. It supports binary portable parallel software running on a network of mixed, heterogeneous processors of arbitrary configuration.<> View full abstract»

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  • Whither metering?

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):25 - 28
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    Privatisation of the electricity industry has been enacted, with the stated aim of bringing an improved customer service at lower cost through competition and greater choice. Developments in electronics and communications have meant the development of improved electricity meters which show the cost of electricity at that instant and so give the customers an incentive to reduce their demand at time... View full abstract»

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  • Reading light-optoelectronics on indium phosphide

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):35 - 39
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    In the future every house could be served by a single optical fibre which will carry basic telephony plus a wide range of broadband services such as video, videophone and high definition TV. The author discusses optoelectronic circuits (OEIC) as cheap optical receiver components. The construction and operation of OEIC are described and the use of them in optical receivers is discussed.<> View full abstract»

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