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Imagine a Beowulf cluster...
posted by Jimbob at 1:43 AM on January 15, 2007


The women are showing off their ankles....BURN THE WITCHES!!!
posted by GavinR at 2:03 AM on January 15, 2007


The ENIAC Simulator. Note that I have no idea what to do with this. But it does exist, for the brave.
posted by Jimbob at 2:21 AM on January 15, 2007


previously.
posted by milquetoast at 6:45 AM on January 15, 2007


Jimbob
The ENIAC Simulator. Note that I have no idea what to do with this. But it does exist, for the brave.
Well, you could calculate artillery trajectories.

Or design a hydrogen bomb.
posted by Flunkie at 7:59 AM on January 15, 2007


SHE'A AN ENIAC, ENIAC ON THE FLOOR
SHE AIN'T CALCULATING LIKE SHE DID BEFORE
posted by quonsar at 8:19 AM on January 15, 2007


Those lights and switches read

"Metafilter, bring back the img tag!"
posted by sfts2 at 2:11 PM on January 15, 2007


My grandfather worked as a volunteer on ENIAC as a undergrad at Penn in the early 1950's. He says he used to run up and down the corridors replacing burnt-out vacuum tubes as needed -- but I've never seen any reports of vacuum tubes being used in the computer...?
posted by Asparagirl at 2:48 PM on January 15, 2007


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