Lucky Salt Lake. The annual conference of Super Computing is bringing 800Gbps of bandwidth with it to the mid-size Utah city.
Project to reconstruct the inner workings of the Net has received $12 million from the National Science Foundation and bandwidth from two tech groups.
A 10-fold increase in network speeds is just the beginning for the research-oriented network.
Hey, this sounds like a good idea! Create an artificial intelligence that's the incarnation of pure evil and immorality. You know, just to "study" it. It'll never get out. (Ugh.)
The technology took a beating when the telcommunications bubble burst, but new interest in optical research could reignite the craze.