Computronium

In programmable matter, the same cubic meter of machinery can become a wind tunnel at one moment, a polymer soup at the next; it can model a sea of fermions [elementary particles], a genetic pool, or an epidemiology experiment at the flick of a console key. Ten times as large a simulation will simply require ten cubic meters of machinery, instead of one. Flexibility, instant reconfigurability, variable resolution, total accessibility, and handling safety make such programmable matter worth a premium over ordinary matter.

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Folksonomies: computronium computation futurism

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Concepts:
Particle physics (0.960340): opencyc | dbpedia | freebase
Standard Model (0.949378): yago | dbpedia | freebase
Matter (0.945016): opencyc | freebase | dbpedia
Elementary particle (0.882526): dbpedia | freebase
Quark (0.869767): dbpedia | freebase
Fermion (0.858719): dbpedia | freebase
SI prefix (0.739758): website | dbpedia
Boson (0.648403): dbpedia | freebase

 Programmable Matter: Concepts and Realization
Periodicals>Journal Issue:  Toffoli, Tommaso and Margolus, Norman (1991), Programmable Matter: Concepts and Realization, Physics D, 47, Retrieved on 2014-11-07
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  • Folksonomies: computation futurism