[Fis] Physics of computing

2012-03-14 Thread John Collier
Dear folks, This is a further article demonstrating that information is physical. It is nice to be getting some empirical results. http://www.nature.com/news/the-unavoidable-cost-of-computation-revealed-1.10186?WT.ec_id=NEWS-20120313 The previous article, which I mentioned on this list, is

[Fis] Physics of Computing

2012-03-14 Thread Kevin Clark
Thank you John for your update (FIS Digest 559, Issue 4) on the cost of computation. It's good to see experimental verification of Landauer's Principle. For those FISers interested in related topics on Landauer's Principle, you might also read: 1) Clark, K.B. (2010). Bose-Einstein condensates