[Beowulf] Re: "hobbyists"
toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Mon Jun 30 15:36:47 EDT 2008
Jim Lux wrote:
> So.. if your (foreign person) buddy is designing thermonuclear devices
> in their garage, and they complain about how slow it is to run the
> hydrocodes to simulate stuff, better not hand them that old copy of
> Sterling, et al., or even worse, give them rgb's website. (the latter
> would be too suspicious, since rgb *is* a physicist, doing monte carlo
> simulations no less, while Tom Sterling is *just a computer scientist*)
You are making this far too complicated. A well-placed tropical cyclone
can easily kill 10^5 people and - thus - should be considered a WMD.
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