os that rather uses the gpu?

Robert Myers rbmyersusa at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 23:21:43 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 6:44 PM, JD <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:

   For many years, this has been
> a tug of war between
> industry on one side, and the department of defense and the NSA on the
> other.

You left out the Department of Energy, which is a much bigger player than
the DoD.

Meaningful computational power has been available on desktops for quite a
while, and, if one desktop wasn't enough, you could always Beowulf it, which
isn't much different from what the DoE has been doing.

If you think flops is a good measure of the science you can do, you should
probably be in a different business.

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