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."