PHILIP EMEAGWALI - My Sixteen-Network-Deep Internet





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A Stronger America Through Technology

I discovered that
the sixteen-dimensional hypercubic structure
gave the supercomputer
regular form and freedom
in which each subcomputer
could directly communicate with sixteen subcomputers.

My discovery
that the supercomputer is an internet,
and vice-versa,
felt like the poetry of deep science
and timeless truths
that run through physics, mathematics
and computer science.
Along the way,
I reconnected motion to calculus
and then calculus to computing.
In the end,
it was not so much about supercomputing,
but about ways of thinking about computing
in the global context
of a multitude
(65,536 -
equivalent to two-to-power-16)
of separate subcomputers
working together
as one seamless integrated whole
called an internet.

GSA's Network Services Conference, Aug 10-13 in Chicago

August 10, 2009 to August 13, 2009 -- Hilton Chicago The General Services Administration's Office of Integrated Technology Services invites you to the 2009 Network Services Conference "A Stronger America Through Technology


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