Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday July 30, 2015

The US Wants To Build the World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Why do we have to wait on the creation of new supercomputing research initiative? Just build the damn thing already. By the time a fact finding committee is done doing whatever it needs to do, we'll be behind again. frown

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order authorizing the creation of new supercomputing research initiative called the National Strategic Computing Initiative, or NSCI. Its goal: pave the way for the first exaflop supercomputerآ—something that’s about 30 times faster than today’s fastest machines.