Cluster

08.26.13
Facebook launches shared albums, officially making Cluster obsolete
08.26.13

Facebook launches shared albums, officially making Cluster obsolete

Last week I wrote an article about how pointless the recently released photo-sharing app Cluster -...

By Mike Wehner,   08.26.13
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08.23.13
Do we really need yet another photo sharing app? No, we do not
08.23.13

Do we really need yet another photo sharing app? No, we do not

Yesterday, photo-sharing app Cluster announced it had scored US$1.6 million in seed funding from a v...

By Mike Wehner,   08.23.13
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03.31.13
IBM Roadrunner retires from the supercomputer race
03.31.13

IBM Roadrunner retires from the supercomputer race

For all the money and effort poured into supercomputers, their lifespans can be brutally short. Se...

By J. Fingas,   03.31.13
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12.10.12
Custom enclosure designs shove 160 Mac minis into a single rackmount tower
12.10.12

Custom enclosure designs shove 160 Mac minis into a single rackmount tower

When the Xserve joined the great server farm in the sky, Mac-minded datacenters everywhere were le...

By J. Fingas,   12.10.12
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10.03.12
Sandia Labs' MegaDroid project simulates 300,000 Android phones to fight wireless catastrophes (video)
10.03.12

Sandia Labs' MegaDroid project simulates 300,000 Android phones to fight wireless catastrophes (video)

We've seen some large-scale simulations, including some that couldn't get larger. Simulated cellul...

By J. Fingas,   10.03.12
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09.13.12
Supercomputer built from Raspberry Pi and Lego, managed by humans rather than Minifigs
09.13.12

Supercomputer built from Raspberry Pi and Lego, managed by humans rather than Minifigs

If you're a computational engineer, there's no question about what you do with the Raspberry Pi: y...

By J. Fingas,   09.13.12
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07.24.12
IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)
07.24.12

IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)

Radio telescope operators have as much of a problem coping with the avalanche of data as getting t...

By J. Fingas,   07.24.12
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06.20.12
48 PandaBoards chained together in solar-powered ARM cluster
06.20.12

48 PandaBoards chained together in solar-powered ARM cluster

Michael Larabel already had a 12-core PandaBoard-based mini-cluster under his belt. Clearly, the o...

By T. O'Brien,   06.20.12
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11.19.11
The Road to Mordor: Thoughts on Update 5
11.19.11

The Road to Mordor: Thoughts on Update 5

Update 5: Saruman's Obviously Not Compensating for Anything With That Tower will undoubtedly be t...

By J. Olivetti,   11.19.11
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