"Nigerian schoolchildren no doubt appreciate the innovative
little machines that are trickling into Africa via Nicholas
Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child program. But IBM thinks the
developing world needs a little more processing power to cross the
digital divide--about 14,000 times more, by the company's
"The computer giant announced Tuesday it will donate one of its
BlueGene/P supercomputers to the Center for High Performance
Computing in Cape Town, South Africa. The computer will be hosted
by the Meraka Institute, which will lend it to universities and
governments in need of its massive processing abilities..."
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