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Reenact Samuel L. Jackson's 'Jurassic Park' hacking scene

Step into "Jurassic Park" by trying your hand at hacking the park's computer system using the online Jurassic Systems emulator.

By March 3, 2014


Inrix Traffic demos Google Glass as a HUD in the car

The traffic data provider's concept Glassware gets us thinking about how Google Glass can be safely used while driving.

By September 3, 2013


SGI's old-school supercomputer now revved up

The Blacklight system, with 512 Xeon processors talking directly to dual 16TB memory banks, is now up and running at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

By October 11, 2010


How Linux killed SGI (and is poised to kill Sun)

There are some scarily depressing parallels between the once-dominant SGI and Sun Microsystems. The big question is what Sun will be worth in bankruptcy.

By April 2, 2009


Boxx fills in for a failing SGI

Glaskowsky reminisces about Silicon Graphics and finds solace in the growth of Boxx Technologies as a supplier of high-performance workstations and compute servers.

By August 29, 2008


What are the 10 best desktop wallpapers ever?

From pictures of rubber ducks to Spiderman images, there are millions of wallpapers out there -- but which ones get your juices running?

By May 2, 2007


SGI plugs in Windows for compute clusters

Supercomputing specialist focused on Linux agrees to support Microsoft's OS for lower-end server clusters.

By January 10, 2007


HP promises Unix improvements

HP-UX 11i version 3 is faster, has better virtualization and security, HP says. It'll ship this year, with formal launch in 2007.

By December 1, 2006


SGI exits bankruptcy protection

The high-end server maker emerges from Chapter 11 protection with a new board of directors and new funding.

By October 17, 2006


SGI's Unix variant fading into history

Silicon Graphics to stop selling computers using MIPS chips and Irix operating system at end of 2006.

By September 8, 2006