1401 N Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, California 94043

Celebrating the first supercomputer - the Cray-1
In 1976 at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the birthplace of the atomic bomb, the first supercomputer was installed:

The Cray-1, as it was known, was the fastest computer in the world and was a blend of Cray’s unique engineering style and an urgency for high performance computing borne of cold war competition between the United States and the Soviet Union.


What does the Cray-1 tell us about the engineering, social and economic factors that coalesce into creating a stable technological artifact?

Come to the Computer History Museum - Thursday September 21, 2006 - Free -

- Lecture 7pm

Information: 650 810 1005

Official Website: http://www.computerhistory.org/events/index.php?id=1157047505

Added by foremski on September 19, 2006

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