We were saddened by the news this week that our colleague John Fontanella, vice president of research at AMR Research, passed away Nov. 30 of a heart attack. I have worked with John for years and found him to have wit, intelligence and grace. For those who knew John, the family has setup a guestbook to share thoughts and memories.
A team from IBM & ETH, Zurich, have put normally unwanted stochastic effects to good use. Making use of the fact that phase change devices are able to offer a more accurate representation of biological systems than perhaps any other solid state device.