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LEGO Bricks Help Complete Supercomputer


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#1 Offline Hapori Tohu

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Posted Sep 17 2012 - 07:02 PM

Of the many uses of the LEGO brick, computer usage does not fall too high on the list. But while some techies have build computer casings out of their collection, others recently used the famous stud-and-tube system to hold together their supercomputer. Scientists at the University of Southampton used LEGO bricks to connect 64 separate systems together, mounted on the plastic, for great power. Learn more <a href='http://news.cnet.com/8301-10797_3-57513107-235/supercomputer-clicked-together-from-legos-and-raspberry-pis/' target='offsite'>here</a>.View the full article
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#2 Offline Flux: The Explorer

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Posted Sep 19 2012 - 09:00 PM

Everytime I look away, there's always some way that Lego bricks can be used to help things. I really like how the computer parts fit together with the bricks.
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#3 Offline Toa Smoke Monster

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Posted Sep 19 2012 - 09:41 PM

Is there anything that Lego pieces can't be used to help with something? Because everytime I think that I know everything that Lego pieces can be used for, a story like this comes along and proves me wrong. :P

Edited by Toa Smoke Monster, Sep 19 2012 - 09:42 PM.

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