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S7 Ep1. The final frontier for aerospace manufacturing EUAudio

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The Condor Cluster was a supercomputer built out of 1,760 Sony PlayStation 3s (PS3s) running on the Linux operating system. Built to analyse high definition satellite imagery, the Condor Cluster was in operation for just a few months before Sony disabled the use of Linux on the PS3, leaving no means to procure functioning Linux replacement units.

The Condor Cluster was a supercomputer built out of 1,760 Sony PlayStation 3s (PS3s) running on the Linux operating system. Built to analyse high definition satellite imagery, the Condor Cluster was in operation for just a few months before Sony disabled the use of Linux on the PS3, leaving no means to procure functioning Linux replacement units.

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