Grace: UNO supercomputer is mining data but not for CIA or NSA — for scientists

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The super-powerful machine can do in 10 hours or so what the average laptop would need six months to compute.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

That sounds suspiciously like the top-secret work done by another three-lettered entity that’s now under intense public scrutiny. The National Security Agency has been collecting telephone and Internet data, mining phone call logs, Google searches and other Web activity. It’s a needle-in-the-haystack search for, as the NSA says, potential terrorist threats. The government is mining the data for people, places and patterns.

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