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October 16, 2008

NSF & DOE: Going Steady or Just Dating Now and Then?

Frank Munger

Thomas Zacharia and I almost have a standup routine down pat. Invariably, at some point during an interview, I will ask him the umpteenth question about a supercomputer’s peak operating capability or where it may rank on the Top 500 list and he will respond with a brief lecture that sounds something like this: “It’s not about the numbers, Frank, it’s about the science.”

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