Ever wanted to take a Supercomputer for a test drive?

If you’ve ever wanted to take a supercomputer for a test drive, now is your chance. Solve that probabilistic analysis. Figure out some brute force code breaking. Conduct 3D nuclear testing simulations. Or, if you’re more cosmopolitan, do some Molecular Dynamics Simulations. No matter what your supercomputing needs, Cycle Computing will get you there.

Check this out, it’s brilliant: Cycle Computing is a 20-employee company leveraging the cloud computing movement by timesharing virtual supercomputers out to small companies and individuals who would never have had access (read: funds) to such technology. They use virtual clusters by virtually lashing together 50,000 processors from Amazon Web Services, in the cloud, via their own software.

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What about a wireless power adapter?

I have recently wi-fi-ed my home; and the office, which we are trying slowly to have a NoteBook culture. Not just the wireless connection, but the mice are now wireless and the only thing left now is of a wireless power supply. I think even this should not be that far, I saw something at D-link, which is an approach towards the same where it supplies power (low, below +5v) to wireless devices (have forgotten the link to the actual product). It will be cool if the whole power supply to a NoteBook can be totally wireless.