New MIT and Harvard Tech Could Speed up the Internet by 34 percent!
Polaris is a new browser-agnostic system capable of decreasing webpage load times by as much as 34% using a method of overlapping the downloading of a page’s objects so the whole page loads faster. Researchers from MIT and Harvard universities have banded together to develop a system known as Polaris which so far has already caused Google to begin taking the load speed into account when it comes to website rankings. In other words, speed is important, which is why the latest development from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Harvard is especially exciting. Continue reading this story here.