The Smartest Computer in the World Also Has the Dirtiest Mouth

We already knew Ken Jennings thought IBM's Jeopardy-winning supercomputer was a dick, but he's not alone. Developers at IBM were forced to wipe part of Watson's memory once they realized their hyperintelligent computer had turned into a bit of a twat. Read More >>

Aptly-Named Titan Takes Supercomputer Crown

It's a hard life, being a supercomputer: in June 2012, just a paltry few months ago, IBM's Sequoia supercomputer was the awesome new kid on the block, calculating many millions of weird and wonderful things a second. Now, though, poor old IBM's been dethroned by the bigger and better - and more awesomely named - Titan. Read More >>

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Maths Has Never Looked as Pretty as This

When you were at high school, maths was probably an uninspiring string of algebra you had to crunch through. Get to the cutting edge of computational fluid dynamics, though, and it all starts to look a hell of a lot more pretty. Read More >>

IBM's £27 Million Computer For the World's Largest Radio Telescope

When it's built, the Square Kilometre Array will be the world's largest radio telescope. Then, when it goes online, it will spit out 1,000,000 terabytes of data each day—and IBM is trying to make a computer which can handle it. Read More >>


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