Video: If You Could Use a Supercomputer for Anything…

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In this video, SC10 attendees come up with some novel answers to the question: What would you do with your HPC resources, just for fun?

My favorite answer has to be from the guy who wants to develop a virtual Jerry Garcia performance from all of archive recordings of the Grateful Dead. And while this would have to be up there with the recent sequencing of Ozzie Ozbourne’s DNA, I’d like to go one better:

We’ve got supercomputers named after everything from Norse monsters and flightless birds to retired hockey players, but I’m thinking we really need to step up; A free box of Fedoras goes to the team that names their next supercomputer after Jerry Garcia.