As for the climate, the picture may look bleak.
Emissions of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change are estimated to reach new highs in 2022. Meanwhile, climate disasters, from record heatwaves in China and Europe to devastating floods in Pakistan, seem to be occurring at breakneck speed.
But a close look at the global data shows that there are some bright spots of good news ahead and a lot of potential progress. Renewable sources make up an increasing part of the energy supply, and every year they become cheaper. Countries are also setting new targets for reducing emissions, and unprecedented public investment could unlock further technological advances.
So despite what may seem like a barrage of bad news, there are at least a few reasons for hope. Read the story in its entirety.
— Casey Crownheart
These simple design rules could turn the chip industry upside down
Ever since the computer was invented, humans have developed many programming languages to tell them to do our bidding. In order for the chip to execute your code, software must translate it into instructions that the chip can use. Therefore, engineers define specific binary sequences to tell the hardware to perform specific actions, known as the computer’s instruction set.