While an indiscernible presence in our day-to-day lives, supercomputing is the backbone of so many operations that if someone obliterated all supercomputers on Earth at once, our tech dependent civilization would be in shambles.
On June 17, ISC High Performance 2019 was hosted in Frankfurt, Germany. The conference announced a list of the world’s TOP500 Supercomputers.
Since the beginning of this year, quantum computing has attracted vast attention, with an increasing number of companies competing for leadership in the field. Today, Baidu announced its establishment of the Institute for Quantum Computing. It plans to establish world-class standards within the next five years and gradually integrate quantum computing into its business.