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Did you know: 50 year-old error correction code gives today's flash memory a boost

By Julio Franco
Oct 8, 2013
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  1. For the uninitiated, low-density parity-check (LDPC) code is an error correction code (ECC) that is used to both detect and correct errors on data that is transmitted from one point to another. All ECC types include correction data, so when...

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  2. amstech

    amstech TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 1,368   +514

    Very cool.
     
  3. Spykezxp

    Spykezxp TS Addict Posts: 280   +70

    I enjoy reading these very interesting articles. Well written also. I'd like to see where this "technology" leads to in the future.
     
  4. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,256   +50

    Why don't they look to old tech, even mainfraimes, instead of reinventing the wheel? The software is public domain and free. We had hashed passwords and 3 logon attempts in mainframes 40 years ago and that took till just 10 years ago on the web.
    In other news, want to hear how the us mail service literally reinvented the wheel? They invented those right steering wheel driving vehicles, and they could have just gone to europe's cars where they drive on the left side of the road with the steering wheel on the right.
     
  5. tvexe

    tvexe TS Rookie

    Only in the UK and Cyprus
     
  6. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    Really cool stuff.
     

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