Inside HPC has a nice piece on Justin Rattner of Intel, keynote speaker for the opening address at SC09 in November:
?When I started out with this idea in 1984, Cray and vector supercomputing was dominant,? Rattner says. ?In 1984 or 1985 I gave a talk on the idea that very large ensembles of microprocessors would eventually replace complicated vector processors in supercomputers. I think 9 out of 10 people in the audience thought I had lost my mind.? Full Story


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