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. .. . . well maybe it will. All depends what algorithms they feed into it.

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2 ... me-weather

I thought supercomputers were getting smaller these days (shorter pathways for date transmission) but this fucker weighs 140 tons. :eek4: :confused:

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Cool! - that was an exclamation not a forecast :)


Could do with one of those at hte moment. I'm trying to learn some 3d modelling and that's pretty CPU intensive

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Apparently in this country 70% of the time the weather the next day is the same as the current day. That's pretty good success rate considering. So what's the point in a supercomputer?



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Forecasts are a hell of a lot better than they used to be. You'd never trust the bloody things when I was a lad :) :hmmm:



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Quantum physics aside in theory surely we shoudl eb able to predict the future of the entire universe given enough computing power?

Can it compute the number of hard ons in response to Carol Kirkwood's breasts?

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smeggypants wrote:Quantum physics aside in theory surely we shoudl eb able to predict the future of the entire universe given enough computing power?

Can it compute the number of hard ons in response to Carol Kirkwood's breasts?


My problem when she's on is I totally forget about the weather :hubba: :lobon:



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she looked fantastic this morning :hubba:

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carole doofer on bbc breakfast weather :)

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out of date as soon as they open the box :doh: :D

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Seems they've got a Cray XC40, the Register are neing a bit snooty about it and say it is average.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/28 ... _97_super/

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diablo wrote:Seems they've got a Cray XC40, the Register are neing a bit snooty about it and say it is average.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/28 ... _97_super/

it'll crash first time out :D

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wotsit2 wrote:carole doofer on bbc breakfast weather :)


She's bloody annoying



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I haven't seen Carol Kirkwood do a weather forecast for ages. I thought she had a face like an unmade bed in those days, what with all those smile lines. Not unpleasant though.

Whatever happened to Susanne Charlton, I always remember being distracted by her long hair swinging back and forth over the weather charts. :):

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diablo wrote:I haven't seen Carol Kirkwood do a weather forecast for ages. I thought she had a face like an unmade bed in those days, what with all those smile lines. Not unpleasant though.

Whatever happened to Susanne Charlton, I always remember being distracted by her long hair swinging back and forth over the weather charts. :):

she's now on the ITV shite " good morning britain " .
if i had the money for a telly station i'd call it " fuck off ! i've just woken up ! " :D

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diablo wrote:I haven't seen Carol Kirkwood do a weather forecast for ages. I thought she had a face like an unmade bed in those days, what with all those smile lines. Not unpleasant though.

Whatever happened to Susanne Charlton, I always remember being distracted by her long hair swinging back and forth over the weather charts. :):

she's now on the ITV shite " good morning britain " .
if i had the money for a telly station i'd call it " fuck off ! i've just woken up ! " :D


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btw - Carol Kirkwood does the weather on the BBC News channel breakfast show. See her every day doing it wearing various right dresses. She might do it on OTV as well but I enver watch that nauseous dross teh BBC channel is bad enough :)

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