You’ve heard of “cash for clunkers” as it relates to trading in that tired old minivan. But what about that outdated computing system used for high-end engineering work? Cray just announced its own take on the federal government’s program, launching a buy-back initiative that lets organizations trade in their old clusters or workstation towards the purchase of new Cray supercomputer.
Under Cray’s “cash for clusters” the program, companies can swap out their own workstations and clusters from a variety of vendors, including leaders like SGI, HP and Sun, and Cray will provide some trade-in allowance towards the purchase of new Cray system.
With major product releases coming from big names like Sony, Microsoft, and Samsung, and big investments by companies like Facebook, 2015 could be the year that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) finally pop. Here's take a look back at some of the technologies that got us here (for better and worse).
Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
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