Burt Rutan Retires From Scaled Composites
The USAF no longer has a new MANNED fighter plane in development.
Why Does Current Clustering Require Recoding?
"You can't have two computers add 2+2 any faster than you can have one computer do it. You can however, have two computers adding 2+2 and 0+1+1 at the same time to get two answers in half the time it would take one computer to do it."
Maybe not for 2+2, but you could for large numbers which are not atomic to add. If it takes linear time to do a task on one processor, on the Connection Machine it could basically end up being lg n time.