Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Jan 20, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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Airing on Tuesday, January 20, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll talk to Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union, with a preview of the privacy policies in the State of the Union address. Plus, Tennessee's Oak Ridge National Laboratory may once again be home to the world's fastest supercomputer. Its current machine was the fastest when it went live in 2012. That title only lasted six months - then a computer in China took the top spot. But the U.S. recently put aside more $400 million to keep itself in the race.

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The unending race to make the fastest supercomputer

Jan 20, 2015
U.S. is a superpower when it comes to supercomputers. It's a costly achievement.

Airing on Tuesday, January 20, 2015: First up on today’s show, we’ll talk to Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union, with a preview of the privacy policies in the State of the Union address. Plus, Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory may once again be home to the world’s fastest supercomputer. Its current machine was the fastest when it went live in 2012. That title only lasted six months – then a computer in China took the top spot. But the U.S. recently put aside more $400 million to keep itself in the race.

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