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  • Drives of a Lifetime: The World’s Greatest Scenic Routes
    By on April 3, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sometimes it’s the journey, sometimes it’s the destination—and sometimes, it’s both. National Geographic Traveler has scoured the globe for the world’s most beautiful, interesting, and off-beat road trips.


  • US Supercomputer Uses Flash Storage Drives
    By on September 6, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    angry tapir writes “The San Diego Supercomputer Center has built a high-performance computer with solid-state drives, which the center says could help solve science problems faster than systems with traditional hard drives. The flash drives will provide faster data throughput, which should help the supercomputer analyze data an ‘order of magnitude faster’ than hard drive-based supercomputers, according to Allan Snavely, associate director at SDSC. (more…)