THIS IS one bad ass computer, capable of calculating 640TBs of data in one billionth of a second. W.O.W!
Talking of extremes! Do you comprehend how big 640TB of data is? Â A terabyte is of course 1,000 GB. If you have trouble visualizing how big 640 TB is, then don’t even attempt to contemplateÂ one billionth of a second.
If this ever goes commercial, it can revolutionize computing.
And I’m surprised that HP is behind it. I’ve never been shy in admitting that I am not a big fan of HP, but this “machine” may very well change that.
I HAVEN’T read a book for a long time, no thanks to Facebook.
But I am reading again, thanks to Ms. Lolita Delgado-Fansler of the Ala-Ala Foundation who personally recommended this book to me.
Over The Edge of The World is a non-fiction written like an adventure novel. And for a history addict like me, this easily falls under the “perfect book” category.
It narrates, in great, research-based details the events before, during, and immediately after the famous expedition to the Spice Islands of Ferdinand Magellan. This was during the great age of exploration, when half of the world was still an unchartered frontier by the leading civilizations of Europe.
I am naturally drawn â€” and hugely intrigued â€” by the book’s story primarily because of its central character, Ferdinand Magellan. Read more