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5 posts • joined 2 Nov 2012

Power-mad HPC fans told: No exascale for you - for at least 8 years

Epimetheus

If running costs are the primary issue, why not site the machines in somewhere with cheaper electricity, like Iceland? What would that do to the $450m per annum figure?

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Epimetheus

If it would cost $450m per annum to run an exascale machine, why not site it somewhere that has cheaper electricity, like Iceland? What would that do to the figures?

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Canadian man: I solved WWII WAR HERO pigeon code!

Epimetheus

Does it mean anything?

My problem with the alleged deciphered/decrypted message is that it doesn't appear to contain much *meaningful* information, beyond a lot of "there are some tanks here", and "there are headquarters here". It's a bit vague. Was this the style of such messages?

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WAR HERO PIGEON carrying SECRET WWII CODE found in chimney

Epimetheus

It's taken them thirty years to get "frantic" about this:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/21065

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British judge: Say you're sorry Apple... this time like you MEAN it

Epimetheus

Please try a different search

Go to Apple's website. Enter "samsung apology" in the Search box.

The results:

No results were found. Please try a different search.

Says it all really. Or perhaps I'm holding it wrong?

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