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Headlines considered unsafe in HPC

I’ve certainly written headlines that fell short of communicating the message as clearly as I’d have liked. It happens. But this one from Australia made me chuckle.

Remember when I reported on the new HP POD headed for iVEC in Australia? 107 TF, HP ProLiant, in a trailer.

The Sydney Morning Herald headline about that same story declares the following

Supercomputer to rival Google headed for Perth

They also report the system uses a “staggering” 9600 “central processing units” and cost $5M. I guess Google is running on Amigas connected with 1200 baud modems these days.

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