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Obama’s Plan to Name the World’s Fastest Supercomputer After His Mother

MOM 2OBAMA .. “think fast!”

  Yesterday, Obama signed an executive order launching a program to build the world’s fastest supercomputer—30 times faster than all others.

China’s Tianhe-2 became the fastest supercomputer in the world in 2013, beating the American Titan. On Wednesday, the President signed an executive order to announce the National Strategic Computing Initiative, which will be responsible for building the world’s fastest supercomputer  times faster than the Tinahe-2!
The new supercomputer will operate at 1 exaflop, or 1 quintillion (1,000,000,000,000,000,000) calculations per second. The Tianhe-2 runs at 33.86 petaflops, or 38.86 quadrillion (38,860,000,000,000,000) calculations per second.


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