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Three little zillas from Taiwan

Feb 14, 2011, 15:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"There are so many excellent projects around the world based around Linux that many go unnoticed, despite years of development and achieving what they set out to do.

"Taiwan's National Centre for High-Performance Computing is one place where a lot of good work allied to Linux goes on - but very little is heard about it.

"Perhaps that's because the scientists who do the work are good at their work but not terribly good at pushing what they do.

"Unfortunately, in this world of ours, the most mediocre are always the most ambitious. It works to the disadvantage of researchers for whom the work is mostly its own best reward."

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