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  • n. Plural form of microchip.

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Examples

  • We talked about the coming explosion in microchips: As the prices of the most common chips using ARM designs fall from about $5 today to less than $1, a lot more heretofore “dumb” objects — d own to lowly light switches — are going to start trying to think for themselves and communicating with the rest of the world.

    ARM: Getting The Light Switches of the World to Chat Among Themselves - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Opinion: The real danger when implanting patients with microchips is low-tech: the use and abuse of medical information.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Roland’s Sunday Smart Trends #102

  • Smaller means faster in microchips, but silicon "leaks" energy and heat as it becomes very small.

    Faster Computer Technology Through Carbon Nanotubes!

  • The technology is based on the discovery by Professor (Russell) Cowburn and colleagues that by using nanotechnology it is possible to reproduce the key functions of semiconductor electronics in microchips using only the 'spin' of electrons, which is responsible for magnetism, rather than the more conventional 'charge' that traditional microchips use.

    Boing Boing: September 4, 2005 - September 10, 2005 Archives

  • These RFID tags contain microchips that can communicate wirelessly with computers when in the presence of a scanning device.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Wal-Mart to back RFID

  • Robert Noyce and Jack Kilby, a decade later, came up with ways to etch many transistors—eventually millions—onto tiny silicon wafers that became known as microchips.

    American Sketches

  • But Gary Hopkins, a councilor in Bristol, said the microchips will be a useful tool in an innovative program to reward people who reduce household waste, not part of a secret plan to charge those who produce high volumes.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • Katherine Albrecht, a personal privacy advocate and a leading critic of RFID technology, has called the microchips used in such wristbands "spy chips" because she fears they will be used to track people's movements.

    AroundTheCapitol.com

  • I'm thinking I don't really like the idea of microchips or GPS for kids for MANY reasons.

    Blogger News Network

  • I think that whatever help people can get their their microchips is a HUGE help.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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