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Comment Re:How do you get 1Tbs in 100MHz of BW? (Score 1) 71

Take a look here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S... 100MHz of bandwidth only equals 100MBps throughput if Signal power = Noise power. Working backwards implies the SNR from the experiment is 30000. I'm not sure if that is a reasonable number or not, but sound high to me. My work: 10 * math.log10(2**(1e12/1e8) - 1)

Comment Test by translating back (Score 0) 60

Test it out by translating to one of the new languages and then translating back to English. I hope it works better than most translation software I've seen. Otherwise we may be fooling ourselves about how much of the language is being preserved.

Comment Bias Disclosure (Score 1) 266

James Reinders, the article's author, is the Intel marketing director for the company's Developer Products Division. The Developer Products Division is responsible for the Thread Building blocks (TBB) API, which is mentioned in the article as a solution to the "problem" presented. To his credit, Mr. Reinders does also mention OpenMP.

"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment." -- Richard P. Feynman

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