Thought for the month

“The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.” Benjamin Jowett, teacher and theologian (1817 – 93).

Monday, 12 December 2011

Speedy Intel

The SC11, supercomputer conference, in Seattle saw Intel show off an accelerator chip on a test machine capable of speeds of one teraflop, equal to one trillion calculations per second. The chip packs 50 individual processors into one unit. Not quite faster than light or neutrino speeds but still fairly quick.

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