Alexandra Ossola
at 15:25 PM Jul 31 2015

Yesterday, President Obama signed an executive order to establish the National Strategic Computing Initiative, intended to advance American research efforts that require high-capacity computing (HCC). The main thrust of the program, according to a blog post from the White House, would be to create the world's fastest supercomputer, which would be 20 times faster than today's fastest supercomputer, China's Tianhe-2. The machine would be called an exascale computer--capable of making a billion billion—or one exaflop—calculations per second.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 05:00 AM Feb 14 2013

In his State of the Union Address last night, Obama highlighted the need for better American cyber defence...

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