Thought for the month

“It is easier to criticise than to correct our past errors.”
Titus Livius, Historian (c64 BC- c12 AD)

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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