Hand coding of routines

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Wed Nov 30 21:34:31 UTC 2005

William Park wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 09:03:24PM -0500, Christopher Browne wrote:
>> Mind you, a fair number of those users at relevant supercomputing labs
>> like Fermi and Sandia are doing nuclear device design; that might not
>> be high on everyone's preferences :-).
> Such supercomputing labs are nothing but public works project for
> scientist and engineers with no marketable skills.  It's way cheaper to
> build and detonate nuclear devices than to simulate on computer.

However, the test ban treaties give those "scientist and engineers with
no marketable skills" something to do, as they can't do the real thing
anymore.  Then again, Buffalo is about due for some "urban renewal".  ;-)

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