Weather Alert

Winter Weather Advisory

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 9pm. Light snow will continue through the day as the winds pick up causing blowing and drifting snow as well as reduced visibility. Wet roadways will become slippery.

WEATHER ALERT

CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Plea for Next-Gen Computer Funding

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The University of Iowa's vice president for research is expected to urge Congress to support funding to help develop the next generation of ultrafast supercomputers.
   Daniel Reed will testify Wednesday before a House subcommittee during a hearing on exascale computing, which involves building a supercomputer capable of performing a million trillion calculations. The U.S. and other countries are competing to build such a computer by 2020, and Reed says the machines could help solve complex societal questions.
   Reed is expected to warn that the United States' superiority in high-performance computing is eroding and would be jeopardized without adequate funding and partnerships between the government and industry.
   A former Microsoft executive, Reed is expected to warn that "economic and technical changes" could shift key research and development away from the U.S.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times

Sponsored content