[ExI] petaflop computers

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 13:53:59 UTC 2008

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 2:12 PM, Spargemeister <sparge at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's a milestone, not a barrier.

Sure, but I am a little confused with regard to the journalistic hype
that presents it as a kind of dramatic paradigm shift, without on the
other hand ever precisely indicating what classes of problems exist
that are radically intractable at a teraflops level but do not require
in the least esaflops or ettaflops computers...

Stefano Vaj

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