Showing how humans spread across the continent
A team of boffins have used supercomputers to simulate 125 billion possible travel routes and reconstruct the most likely "superhighways" these ancient immigrants used as they spread across Australia.
Calls itself V'Ger wants to merge with its creator
HPE's Spaceborne Computer has returned to Earth after 615 days onboard the International Space Station as the first commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) supercomputer system on the ISS.
Already likes football and finds reality gameshows interesting
SpiNNaker has powered up the world’s largest supercomputer to emulate a human brain.
Smallest, has NV100 and Power9 combo
It’s been a while since China had the fastest supercomputer and all thathas just changed with the launch of US government owned Summit computer that is currently the world’s most powerful and smartest artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputer.
100 times faster than regular K and packed with vitamins and minerals
Fujitsu has unveiled a prototype of a next-generation supercomputer dubbed “post-K” to the media. The machine is expected to calculate 100 times faster than the K supercomputer, which is currently operating in Kobe.
America not going to be great again anytime soon
China appears to have made the semi-annual Top 500 Supercomputer List its kingdom. Not only does it top the list but also has 202 ranked systems on the list.
And some of their soldiers have carried pikes for 600 years.
The US has been falling behind in the supercomputer race which it has dominated for 24 years and been losing ground to the Chinese who have the top two slots.
Eight Tesla V100 accelerators equivalent to 800 desktop CPUs
Nvidia had quite a few announcements packed into a single GTC keynote this year, but among the more performance-oriented of them includes a refreshed DGX-1 supercomputer powered by eight Volta-based Tesla V100 GPUs.
Scientists fear America not really that great any more
Advanced computing experts at the National Security Agency and the Department of Energy are worried that that China is "extremely likely" to take the leadership in supercomputing as early as 2020.