Japan Learns What US Hasn't

The Japanese have applied Amdahl’s law to their supercomputers. Amdahl’s law is a computer-specific version of “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.”

Customized supercomputer wins speed race

“LIVERMORE, California (AP) — U.S. supercomputers have been the world’s most powerful since the first high-performance machines analyzed virtual nuclear blasts, climate change and the makeup of the universe. “