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Intel and the Department of Energy are building America’s first exascale supercomputer, a computer capable of a quintillion calculations per second

Intel and the US Department of Energy announced Monday that they would build Aurora, described as the US’s first exascale supercomputer. An exascale supercomputer, capable of processing 1 quintillion (1,000,000,000,000,000,000) calculations per second, could be used for testing military weapons, modelling weather patterns, or doing research on cancer, cardiac issues, […]
Intel and the Department of Energy are building America’s first exascale supercomputer, a computer capable of a quintillion calculations per second
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The 3rd most powerful supercomputer in the world was turned on at a classified government lab in California — Here’s what the 7,000 square foot ‘mini city’ of processing power is like up close

The third most powerful supercomputer in the world has been completed and unveiled: the Sierra. This supercomputer, which can do 125 quadrillion calculations in a second, will be used to create simulations that can test how safe and reliable nuclear weapons in the government stockpile is. The Sierra is currently […]
The 3rd most powerful supercomputer in the world was turned on at a classified government lab in California — Here’s what the 7,000 square foot ‘mini city’ of processing power is like up close
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The biggest risks facing the world in 2018

Every year, Eurasia Group puts out their Top Risks report, and the world pays attention – from Wall Street to Washington. Here is their ranking for the top risks facing the world in 2018. The following is a transcript of the video: The biggest risks facing the world in 2018 […]
The biggest risks facing the world in 2018