Monday, February 8, 2010
In a world in which small computing devices such as the iPad and its cousins get a lot of attention and what they’re used for is getting smaller (I’ve used more than 140 characters already), it’s good to know there is still room for Big Iron.
Of course, big problems—such as astronomy, energy, biosciences, geosciences and climate—need a big computer with a lot of processing power.
That’s what we’re talking about with the Ranger supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center.
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