Monday, 7 February 2005

Slashdot | Grand Unified Theory of SIMD. Wha...? Well, here's one for those who think that graphics people only prefer macs because they look nicer. Single Instruction, Multiple Data (SIMD) is an essential part of graphic manipulation, and is yet another one of the hidden wonders of Apple's OSX. Have a look at the comments below the article for explanations and other good links.

Also, the cell chip, mentioned in the article, is due for launch today. Touted for the PS3, it is supposed to be supercomputer fast (16 teraflops in a blade is one quote I've read). Wonder if it will fit into a Powerbook...?
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