Computing 2010: from black holes to biology

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By 2010, a click on the PC on your desktop will suffice to call up instantly all the computing power you need from what by then will be the world's largest supercomputer, the Internet itself. Supercomputing for the masses will trigger a revolution in the complexity of problems that are tackled, whole disciplines will go digital and, rather than spending time collecting their own data, scientists will organize themselves around shared data sets.

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Butler, D. Computing 2010: from black holes to biology. Nature 402, C67–C70 (1999) doi:10.1038/35011561

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