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Fastest computer, but still waiting for the answer

An American military supercomputer, assembled from components originally designed for video game machines, has reached a long-sought-after computing milestone by processing more than 1.026 quadrillion calculations per second. – NY Times, Military Supercomputer Sets Record

If you have $133 million in spare change, you could have yourself one of these to install MS Office and type in your thesis.

So, are we getting closer to an answer to “The Last Question“? 🙂

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