• @Sanctus
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    41 month ago

    So what’s the point? I feel like half of supercomputers is bragging rights.

    • @WilshireOP
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      1 month ago

      It’s an industry benchmark, but also a competition that drives innovation. Supercomputers are essential for weather forecasts, climate predictions, simulations of black holes, and other cool stuff.

      • partial_accumen
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        41 month ago

        …and since the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, also simulating nuclear warhead detonation for development.