Title: "Supercomputers from IBM used to improve jobs in Nevada"
Aired: 12/24/12 11:42 am
Keywords: dri, desert research institute, ibm, supercomputing, PURE Systems, CAVCaM
Contact(s): Dr. Tom Jackman
Description: These are just huge computers, but they may start an economic revolution in Nevada, according to Desert Research Institute President Stephen Wells. “This is a transformative step because we're partners with IBM to build a trained workforce to provide innovation economic development that we haven't had, except for gaming,” Wells said. It's what these supercomputers can do that has Nevada psyched about jump-starting the science and technology sectors.
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