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Uber-computing at Burning Man?

By • Oct 18th, 2006 • Category: Burning Man, Tech Weenie
Project Blackbox from SunProject Blackbox from Sun.

I can’t imagine it’ll be too long before someone shows up with a couple of these at Burning Man. Sun has built what is essentially a NOC in a shipping crate. A cool and elegant idea.

“Enough power and capacity to rank among the 200 most powerful supercomputers in the world.” Yikes. It blows my little mind that this much computing power fits in a shipping crate. Of course, I was surprised at how cheap it was to put a terabyte of storage in my desktop machine. One of these days I’ll quit using carbon paper and a slide rule and stop getting freaked out by this stuff.

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