Page 6 says: "AMD took the first three places, powering the world's three largest supercomputers – “K”, Tianhe-1A and Jaguar." However, the Fujitsu "K" (Kei) supercomputer is powered by 88,128 2.0-GHz 8-core SPARC64 VIIIfx processors, making it the first SPARC computer to top the LINPACK list.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.