[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Mar 14 13:39:36 EDT 2007


Robert G. Brown wrote:

> So I'm not holding my breath on ML running out this week or next.  I'm
> more interested in speculating on when the next massive superML jump on
> TOP of ML will occur, when the next phase/paradigm shift is due that

Ah....

Ok, my concern is that silicon may be running out of room.  Now if we 
all just put on our happy faces, and use GaAs, we can go much faster. 
Yeah, it has some issues ...  But think of how much faster we can be. 
(that and my thesis work might suddenly have applicability, but that is 
another matter).

More seriously, our computing industry can build silicon really well. 
As it keeps shrinking problems arise.  Some of these problems can be 
ameliorated by doing a material paradigm shift.  But our computing 
industry does silicon really well ...

Joe


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