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Posted by Jon Peddie on December 21st 2010 | Discuss

Last week I gave a presentation at the Congress Of Future Engineering Software (COFES) in Tel Aviv on the Opportunities For Innovation In Design And Sustainability. I was the token hardware person at a conference for softies, and I asked the question of those people, “can hardware help in design and sustainability – or is it just something we take for granted ?” Does anyone, end user, software developer, IT manager, know what the FLOPS load/requirement of their application and their usage actually is? Do they care? And if they knew would they make different buying decisions? Could more intelligent hardware…