The New York Times: The iPad in Your Hand: As Fast as a Supercomputer of Yore

This story in The New York Times looks at Jack Dongarra’s comparison of the current iPad 2 tablet computer with its predecessor, the original iPad, as well as with the Cray 2 supercomputer, which was the world’s fastest supercomputer in 1985. Dongarra is a distinguished professor of electrical engineering and computer science in the College of Engineering, and the director of UT Knoxville’s Center of Information Technology Research.

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