BusinessWeek has an article about a "second transformation" coming for the computer industry. "Supercomputing technology is trickling down to corporate data centers and desktop PCs, supplying them with unprecedented power," according to the story. For the real IT nerds in the room, this article is worth checking out -- it lists a number of expected improvements in chip design, programming, and other areas of computing that will be key parts of this boom.

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