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REPEAT: Aug 1, 2001


However compelling it is right now to use cluster computing, I think it’s a transition technology. I predict [a move to] a massively parallel supercomputer with thousands of processors and embedded dynamic RAM on the chip.”

— David Shaw, speaking at the American Museum of Natural History conference on New Directions in Cluster Supercomputing, June 13, 2001

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