I confess i'm not an enthusiast for supercomputers. I'm not a pitiful person. It's just that the concept of pilling stuff on top of stuff to make it taller doesn't appeal to me. I'm more into such things as the minute developments in processor speed, hard drive seek times, energy savings or heat reduction.
That said there's two things I loved when reading this article. The Titan as an exclusive service to the scientific community, was one. Another was the seemingly higher than normal average age of those involved in its construction. Kudos to both.
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