Why Algorithms Suck and Analog Computers are the Future - De Gruyter Conversations
Matteo Loglio

Analog computing, which was the predominant form of high-performance computing well into the 1970s, has largely been forgotten since today's stored program digital computers took over. But the time is ripe to change this. I know this article's headline may sound slightly provocative, but it's true: Algorithmic computing just doesn't scale too well when it comes to problems requiring immense amounts of processing power.