Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Gears to gigabytes


A new world record in human powered computing has been set by MIT students who used bikes to power one of the institute’s supercomputers for 20 minutes. As part of the Innovate or Die pedal-powered machine contest a nuclear fusion reaction was modeled by the sweat of the students’ brows.

1 comments:

Mack said...

That's the most awesome use of sweat and clif bars I've ever seen. So, when are we gonna build a bicycle cell phone and ipod charger.