• Archive for November, 2007

    Supercomputer applications for the developing world.

    by  • November 4, 2007 • Hexayurt • 1 Comment

    http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=76007 Occam. Specifically, http://transterpreter.org Yes, the language it runs (Occam) is 20 years old. But the language was designed for programs running on dozens to thousands of nodes, and in the transterpreter implementation, there’s the possibility of doing this on heterogeneous hardware, where the fast nodes do things like splitting and merging the data set, [...]

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    I know it looked familiar….

    by  • November 2, 2007 • Personal • 0 Comments

    See, over a period of time, what happened is that these got bigger and bigger. Nobody ever figured out how to get them to do the stairs because the base is too broad, so you just buy one per level and sweep the stairs yourself, down onto the lower landing for the downstairs one to [...]

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