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"The Cray-1 was once described as the world's most expensive loveseat. That was because of its physical appearance: it was a cylindrical (minus a wedge) tower with a row of benches, actually cooling units, around it. And cost several million dollars.

Today we use comparable - by at least some measures - computing power to watch funny cat videos while riding the bus home from work. "

True, but the new Cray and other super computers are a million times faster......


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