David Greene writes: "A little over a week ago, Intel announced that its Haswell microprocessor will support a new SIMD extension dubbed AVX2. It brings 256-bit vector integer operations, gathers and some interesting permute and shift operations. Discuss."
"And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?"
-- Looney Tunes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950, Chuck Jones)