Linked by David Adams on Sat 6th Sep 2008 14:36 UTC
Windows Microsoft's absurdist TV ad starring the odd couple of Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld is just the first volley in what promises to be a shock and awe campaign aiming to improve the public image of Windows Vista and position itself as a computing innovator.
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While I agree that I wouldn't be suggesting windows as a high-performance computing environment. The top 500 supercomputers reference should also be taken with a grain of salt considering most supercomputers are pretty exotic hardware that you likely couldn't even make windows boot on. Alas, the comment regarding the divergence is a scary thought, since the current trend for many large corporations in industry using such software for dynamic simulation is away from aging UNIX boxes and toward pc workstations.

Edited 2008-09-06 22:26 UTC

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