The Kraken is a Cray XT5 supercomputer to Break Petascale
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The University of Tennessee supercomputer, Kraken, has broken a major barrier to become the worlds first academic supercomputer to enter the petascale, performing more than 1 thousand trillion operations per second, a landmark achievement.
The Kraken Cray XT5 supercomputer at the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) has been upgraded to become the first academic computer in the world to exceed one petaflop of calculation power.
Sources: news.utk.edu, news.softpedia.com
Vice President Mike Pence announces that uniformed members of the U.S. Space Force will be called Guardians. There you have it: Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Guardians.
What is the enemy right there in the space? We have not been attacked by aliens. Maybe QFS satellites need more protection.
Sources: twitter.com, www.defenseone.com
The gold standard isn't perfect. No system is. But it has many virtues. A strong case can be made that it's the best of all feasible institutional alternatives. Lawrence White, puts it: The gold standard is still the gold standard among monetary systems.
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