“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.” Aldous Huxley, writer (1894-1963).
Monday, 12 December 2011
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.