Connecting to the future
Rowland Unified looks into the future
Article Launched: 11/12/2008
In 1947, the Army built one of the first computers. It was a fifth the size of a football field.
"Your iPhone has more computing power and storage space than that first computer," noted Jim Brazell at the "Connections to the Future" luncheon at Rowland High School on Nov. 6.
"The Xbox 360 game system offers a teraflop performance. That would have taken a $100 million supercomputer 15 years ago," Brazell continued.
Brazell focused on 21st-century issues, including emerging technologies, global competitiveness, jobs and educational innovation.
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