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Interactive video lesson plan for: The Grid, CERN's Global Supercomputer - Computerphile

Activity overview:

CERN developed their 'Grid' before the world wide web took off. Maria and Andrzej explain how it does a lot more than just share the reams of data the Large Hadron Collider collects.

Correction: at 1min 16s, Maria meant to say 10 Gigabits Per Second (not gigabytes)

CERN Computing Centre (& Mouse Farm): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0MgJFGL5jg

Maria Alandes Pradillo - Grid Information System expert
Andrzej Nowak - CERN Openlab CTO Office

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This video was edited by Sean Riley.

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. See the full list of Brady's video projects at: http://bit.ly/bradychannels

Tagged under: computers,computerphile,CERN (Organization),lhc,Large Hadron Collider (Exhibition Subject), grid,supercomputer,cloud computing

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