Following up on an earlier thread which started as a discussion on
Apple's new language "Swift" and (d)evolved into a discussion about
energy efficiency of computers, I came across this announcement of a new
type of computer architecture invented by HP: "The Machine".
Relevance: The Machine uses *eighty times less power* for the same amount
of computing power as conventional architectures. If they could shrink it
down to a mobile phone, your phone might last 2-3 months on a single