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

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. Just have a look at the latest Top500-list of high-performance computers. Currently, the most powerful supercomputer is the Sunway TaihuLight at the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, China.