Things are happening at Velocity

Where’s Pingdom? At the Velocity conference in Santa Clara, U.S.A. Welcome to booth 615 and connect with DevOps and web performance professionals. We’ll be introducing technologies and demo all products, including their integrations with Librato and Papertrail.

Graphene will rock your world

An international team of researchers based at MIT has figured out how to make the edges of the two-dimensional wonder material graphene behave like one-dimensional electronic wires. In terms of quantum computers, that’s an important advantage.

Twitter is back in Google’s search results

It’s just become easier to explore your interests across both Twitter and Google, since Google has added tweets to its search results on mobile. Google says this is an attempt to put “real-time info” into its results, and notes that it provides Twitter users with a larger audience for their content as well.

Light-speed computer technology

New microchips do away with converting photons to electrons by working exclusively with light particles. Since photons are the fastest-moving particles in the known universe, this has the potential to make computers incredibly fast.

There’s money in the metrics

If you hate slow websites, you will love RUM. It completes the monitoring spectrum, enabling you to take targeted action and remove performance inhibitors. This puts you in a better position to commit to customer demands, marketing strategies and business revenue objectives. Here’s how you get the most out of Pingdom’s RUM features.

Violating the laws of physics

Is it possible to convert electrical energy into thrust without the need to expel any form of repellent? “Thrust measurements of the EmDrive defy classical physics’ expectations”, said NASA researchers.

A bright new world

Artficial Superintelligence (ASI) is an intellect that is much smarter than the best human brains in practically every field, including scientific creativity, general wisdom and social skills. Could ASI create opportunities for us to vastly increase our quality of life?