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The Edge Is Where It’s At

As we move computing power to the edge, this talk resonates even more. Two - that's two conversations just yesterday that I had where we talked about bringing the power of computing to your pocket.

Think about it - we glibly talk about the 'supercomputer in our pocket' - and we use it to 'like' Facebook posts, send messages and whatever else it is you do - but hardly supercomputer activity.

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Conversation one, no need to explore in detail, but I loved the sentiment of the thinking of the company ...

We want to move analytics to the people not their data to the corporation.

Jim Hewitt

... right up my street. As I have always said ....

I don’t think it will be this year, but Jim will be guesting on the podcast. It's going to be a great conversation.

Conversation two, I can't say too much about, suffice to say that the work being done is moving the power of a Cray (for those that don’t know - the Cray literally is a Supercomputer) into your house! Get your head around that for a minute.

I am reminded of (what I thought was an old bumper sticker, but turns out is a real quote.