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

Christopher Connell connell.christopher at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 11 00:00:19 CST 2011


Hey it's Watson's grandfather. Also my laptop is probably more powerful than those servers from 1946. :-D

--- 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, 11:31 PM

Christopher Connell wrote:
> 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.

You mean like this?

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/rbm/mauchly/img/mau0-1a.jpeg&imgrefurl=http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/rbm/mauchly/jwm0-1.html&h=371&w=472&sz=91&tbnid=nOyzWfO6UcKMzM:&tbnh=101&tbnw=129&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dpicture%2Beniac&zoom=1&q=picture+eniac&hl=en&usg=__C-zJ7lPBLRcR6umfw2WOAmqT4PU=&sa=X&ei=7chUTYH8HISCgAewjpW5CQ&ved=0CBsQ9QEwAQ

(1946)

  -- Bruce
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