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My big reveal as macro-economics analyst: It's a load of COBBLERS

Worstall @ the Weekend We've got simply no idea what we're on about
Tim Worstall, 24 Aug 12:00

BOFH: We CAN do that with a Raspberry Pi, but think of the BODIES

Episode 8 11 mins? 12 mins? SPARE ME the CHOICES
Simon Travaglia, 23 Aug 09:00

The agony and ecstasy of SteamOS: WHERE ARE MY GAMES?

Game Theory And yes it does need a fat HDD (or SSD, it's cool with either)
Lucy Orr, 20 Aug 09:02

Wall Street woes: Oh noes, tech titans aren't using bankers

Worstall on Wednesday Get out your hankies: Facebook, Google use in-house teams
Tim Worstall, 20 Aug 08:05

You'll find Yoda at the back of every IT conference

Something for the Weekend, Sir? The piss always taking is he. Bastard the.
Alistair Dabbs, 15 Aug 10:27

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Dan Olds is the owner and founder of Gabriel Consulting Group, a technology analysis and consulting firm based in Beaverton, Oregon. He pays particularly close attention to how technology continues to fundamentally transform both business and science.

Asleep on the job: Students dream of GROPING RACKS after darkness falls

Student Cluster competitions at the annual Supercomputing Conference in Denver, Colorado, are marathons. The students who work their magic on the big iron get a set of scientific applications and some data sets, but they have only 48 hours to submit their best results – all while keeping their self-designed clusters under the 26 …

Meet the cluster teams: Can Slippery Rock or Sun Devils burn?

Here's an up close and personal look at two of the four teams that competed in the SC13 Commodity Track Cluster Competition. These teams could build anything their hearts desired as long as the total cost was less than $2,500 (US). University of Slippery Rock (Team Rock) This is the second year that Slippery Rock has fielded a …
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Meet the cluster teams: High schoolers and even more Boston

Four teams brought their $2,500 clusters to SC13 in an effort to prove that they alone can get the most FLOP/s out of their cheap gear. We've already covered the teams from Slippery Rock University and Arizona State, now let's get a gander at the other two teams. Skyline High School (Team Skyline) Team Skyline is the youngest …

Meet the cluster teams: Mass Chowdah and Tennessee Volunteers

Here's our first look at the final two teams who competed in the Standard (Big Iron) Track at the SC13 Student Cluster Competition in Denver. Mass Green (“Team Chowdah”) has competed in two previous SC cluster competitions (Seattle in 2011 and Salt Lake in 2012). It’s a competitive team, but one that hasn’t quite been able to …
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Meet the cluster teams: Team Quokka and Team Germany

We had a couple more first time teams competing in the Student Cluster Competition at SC13 in Denver last week. These two teams traveled overseas in an attempt to grab cluster glory and haul it back home. ('Cluster glory' will comfortably fit in the overhead bin on most airplanes.) Team Quokka: This is the nickname for Australia …
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Meet the cluster teams: Chinese Fortune Rookies, Team Venus 2.0

Here's another up close and personal look at two of the Standard Track (Big Iron) teams that competed for the SC13 Student Cluster Competition in Denver crown (there still isn't any actual crown, however.) Both teams have competed before, but they're staffed by almost completely new personnel. National University of Defense …