If IBM Blue Gene/L were travelling at the speed of light (in a vacuum) it would be able to perform calculations at a rate of 452942 floating point operations per meter or roughly one calculation every two microns.

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If IBM Blue Gene/L were travelling at the speed of light (in a vacuum) it would be able to perform calculations at a rate of 452942 floating point operations per meter or roughly one calculation every two microns.

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i wonder if there is any significance to speed of a computer that could perform one operation every plank distance?

Bzzzt!

That’s fine, but to a low speed observer, the blinking thing would have crashed – time would, in effect, have stopped.

How this is an improvement over my laptop, (that doesn’t need such a velocity) is unclear.

Hmmm, by the same idea, accelerating myself to the speed of light, but leaving my laptop at rest would make it usable…

Dom