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  • NPACI Rocks Toolkit, or, Build Your own Cluster Supercomputer

    On Thursday I went to the ACM San Diego meeting. I even got a tour of San Diego Supercomputer Center. They have lots of computers and computing power. I got to see the gigantic (1.7 teraflops (a teraflop is a trillion floating-point operations per second) Blue Horizon machine. When I think about Moore’s law, and…

  • From My Medicine Days

    From My Medicine Days See one, do one, teach one.

  • DMCA versus Librarians

    DMCA exemption sought to allow saving of PC software from decay Early PC software is about to decay and it is not clear we are allowed to save it. The anti-circumvention provisions of the DMCA may prevent libraries from saving some of the most creative works of the 20th century from being lost. via nettime