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June 17th, 2005

IBM: Outcomputing Its Competitors

Jack Uldrich: Earlier this week, IBM unveiled its latest and greatest supercomputer. The 91-teraflop monster, dubbed "Watson Blue Gene," is capable of cranking out a mind-blowing 91 trillion calculations per second.

The computer should also strengthen IBM's already strong position in the burgeoning field of nanotechnology. By reducing the time it takes to run simulations from months or weeks down to mere days or hours, Watson Blue Gene holds the potential to exponentially increase our understanding of the complex fields of materials sciences, quantum chemistry, and molecular and fluid dynamics.


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