[TUHS] Faster cpus at any cost

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sat Jun 30 04:12:06 AEST 2018

On 2018-06-29 4:51 AM, Steve Simon wrote:
> I know this is a dangerous game to play, but what of the future?
> I am intrigued by the idea of true optical computers,
> perhaps the $10M super-computer will return?
> GPUs have definitely taken over in some areas - even where
> SIMD would not seem a good fit. My previous employer does motion
> estimation of realtime video and has moved from custom electronics
> and FPGAs to using off the shelf GPUs in PCs.

On this topic, 10 years old, but the Kogge whitepaper on "Exascale
Computing" might be of interest:



> -Steve

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