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Submission + - DARPA targets computing's Achilles Heel: Power (

coondoggie writes: "The power required to increase computing performance, especially in embedded or sensor systems has become a serious constraint and is restricting the potential of future systems.

Technologists from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are looking for an ambitious answer to the problem and will next month detail a new program it expects will develop power technologies that could bolster system power output from today's 1 GFLOPS/watt to 75 GFLOPS/watt."

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DARPA targets computing's Achilles Heel: Power

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It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.