U.S. says it overtakes China to have world’s fastest supercomputer…

By | June 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Xinhua) — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) said on Friday the country reclaimed the world’s most powerful supercomputer. The computer named “Summit” has a peak performance of 200,000 trillion calculations per second or 200 petaflops, breaking the record of China’s top-ranking Sunway TaihuLight with processing capacity of about 125.4 petaflops, according to ORNL. It is about a million times faster than a typical laptop. For certain scientific applications, it will also be capable of more than 3 billion billion mixed precision calculations per second, or 3.3 exaops.

Source: U.S. says it overtakes China to have world’s fastest supercomputer – Xinhua | English.news.cn

This kind of puts things in perspective: The unfathomable thought that one day our cellphone may be as powerful as “Summit” and held in our hand is not really that far-fetched…

“Too far-fetched to believe, too obvious to ignore.” – Nicholas Sparks

Better yet: We will all have a “Summit” in our heads………

The future is going to be such a ride…

WtR

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