Parallella – Supercomputing for the masses

(LINUX USER):We talk to Andreas Olofsson, founder and chief executive of Adapteva, about his company’s project to create a $99 many-core pocket-sized supercomputer: Parallella  Growing tired of working for someone else, Olofsson would leave Analog Devices in 2008 – bringing a few of his colleagues along with him – to found Adapteva, a privately held semiconductor company of just five people. Adapteva might be small, but the firm has a big aim in mind: to revolutionize the semiconductor industry with its extremely low-power yet highly parallel processor architecture. FULL ARTICLE