Monday, June 18, 2012

Philosophy Wire: IBM, super-computer, nukes…

sequoia_largePhilosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-06-18]: IBM created the fastest super-computer, helping US gain again the first place in the “more powerful” computer race [source: BBC News]. The new computer will be used for very high esteemed purposes which honor human kind and science – i.e. it will help scientists to make aging nuclear weapons last longer. Who said science and technology do not have a human face?

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