Monday morning links serving: The May 18th edition

World’s fastest CPU clocked at 128 gigaflops
Reports from Japan say that a new supercomputer processor has taken the crown of world’s fastest by not just beating, but obliterating the old record. Fujitsu’s eight-core SPARC64 VIIIfx Venus CPU was clocked at 128 billion computations per second, which destroyed the previous Intel-held record by a factor of 2.5.

Final Firefox 3.5 update: a new logo
For the upcoming new Firefox 3.5 (Shiretoko), Mozilla is planning an important final update: the venerable Firefox icon.

Why Do Computers Suck at Math?
399 999 999 999 999 – 399 999 999 999 998 = 0. Google can’t be wrong — math is! But Google is hardly alone; this is just another example in a long and storied history of obscure little computer math errors that go way back.

20 Insane Vectors by Ahmed Alrefaie
Totally insane vector graphics by Ahmed Alrefaie. He creates great vectors so full of details that it’s unbelievable. No wonder why he takes a month on each piece, check it out!

Clean Up and Revive Your Bloated, Sluggish Mac
A few years back you dropped significant cash to switch over to a shiny new Mac, but over time it’s gotten slow and crufty. Let’s clean it up.

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