China’s new supercomputer is the best yet. Able to perform one hundred million billion calculations per second, what could it be used for?
“Artificial Synapses” Could Let Supercomputers Mimic The Human Brain
Researchers say the technology could improve robots, self-driving cars and stock trading.
China’s New Supercomputer Puts The US Even Further Behind
This week, China’s Sunway TaihuLight officially became the fastest supercomputer in the world. The previous champ? Also from China. What used to be an arms race for supercomputing primacy among technological nations has turned into a blowout.
China Wins New Bragging Rights In Supercomputers
“A new list of the world’s fastest supercomputers provides more evidence that the once-yawning technology gap between the United States and China is closing.”
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