Are supercomputers worth their super price tags?

Feb 12, 2012

Are supercomputers worth their super price tags?

by Tomoko Otake

“Why do we have to aim for the world’s No. 1 — what’s wrong with being the world’s No. 2?” Ever since that short question about Japan’s vaunted K computer was posed live on national television in November 2009, Japan’s policymakers have been haunted ...