On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Ben Giddings wrote:

>That may mean he has access to supercomputers,

yes.

>but it also means that if he doesn't, getting something faster may be
>incredibly painful.

yes.  emphasis on the 'incredibly'.


;-)

> Btw, Ara, I don't have any answers to your question, but I think the fact
> you're asking it is great.  It's really amazing to show some real
> world Ruby applications, esp. when it involves serious number crunching.
>
> Ben

definitely serious number crunching.  my latest project was ruby(mine)/idl(not
mine) fire detection - which is being used by the india government, check out

   http://dmsp.ngdc.noaa.gov/images/poster_world.jpg

red is ruby/idl found fires!

primary data source is

   http://dmsp.ngdc.noaa.gov/html/sensors/doc_ols.html

-a
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