[SATLUG] OT: Linux super computer to compete on Jeopardy

Christopher Connell connell.christopher at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 10 23:19:06 CST 2011


No the AP video I posted says that watson is that size. Servers that large no doubt require a lot of power and something that complex is no doubt expensive so I just put all that together. 

--- On Thu, 2/10/11, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] OT: Linux super computer to compete on Jeopardy
To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011, 11:07 PM

Christopher Connell wrote:
> Being the size of 10 refrigerators and no dobut requiring a ton of
> power I can only imagine that the medical benefits that IBM talks
> could only be afforded by the largest hospitals (e.g. John Hopkins).

Is this a quote from the 1950's?

  -- Bruce
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