Supercomputer or a nice ride?

Summary:With the price of supercomputing tumbling (you could acquire one of IBM's new Blue Gene supercomputer for a starting price of $1.5 million), businesses need to make choices.

With the price of supercomputing tumbling (you could acquire one of IBM's new Blue Gene supercomputer for

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a starting price of $1.5 million), businesses need to make choices. Do you need a supercomputing to run simulations that could predict environmental changes or the impact of economic stresses on financial
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markets (or for defense contractors, new kinds of WMDs) or a nice ride? What's you preference? The list price for a Blue Gene and a 986-horsepower Bugatti Veyron 16.4 are about the same...

Topics: Tech Industry

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