Computer pioneer Gordon Bell sponsored four awards made recently for the fastest, cheapest and most cleverly programmed supercomputers. Look for recipients to be touting their wins throughout the 2009-2010 season. R.C.J.
IBM and D.E. Shaw Research were among the winners for their cognitive computing and molecular dynamics work, respectively, in the annual Gordon Bell Prize awards for 2009. Awarsd were made by the Association for Computing Machinery at the recent Supercomputer 2009 conference for the most innovative, highest performance and most performance per dollar in a supercomputer.