Geplaatst op 23 oktober 2009 - 13:59
http://web.mit.edu/n...lel-course.htmlAs chip makers turn to multiple 'cores' to improve performance, MIT researchers help ease programmers' transition to parallel programming.
In 1995, a good computer chip had a clock speed of about 100 megahertz. Seven years later, in 2002, a good computer chip had a clock speed of about three gigahertz — a 30-fold increase. And now, seven years later, a good computer chip has a clock speed of ... still about three gigahertz
Veranderd door Evil Lathander, 23 oktober 2009 - 14:00
"Invisible Pink Unicorns are beings of great spiritual power. We know this because they are capable of being invisible and pink at the same time. Like all religions, the Faith of the Invisible Pink Unicorns is based upon both logic and faith. We have faith that they are pink; we logically know that they are invisible because we can't see them."