[Beowulf] Southampton's RPi cluster is cool but too many cables?
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Wed Sep 19 11:03:35 PDT 2012
> On 09/19/2012 11:02 AM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
>> On 09/18/2012 10:46 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:
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>>> On 19/09/12 12:04, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
>>>> Maybe do it wireless at around a 2800Mhz frequency instead of using
>>>> cables. Then stack them all up in a 2nd hand microwave and invent
>>>> the new buzzword microwave supercomputing.
>>> "It slices! It dices! It supercomputes and cooks your dinner!". :-)
>> And we could call it 'the funcooker'!
> Gents, this list is solely for serious supercomputing discussions, not
> speculations about the potential for a cluster to be used for heating up
> I mean, if we're willing to do something so trivial with such beautiful
> complexity, what's next? What's even less useful than cooking meals?
> Washing dishes? Folding laundry?
Well there is Folding @ home :-)))
Oh, wait, I've got it! The very
> pinnacle of pointlessness, the epitome of entertainment, the tiptop of
> triviality: Let's teach the dang thing to play board games! Now
> there's a serious waste of time and money!
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