UCSD claims claim world data sorting record (1 TB in 106 sec)

At Software Studies Initiative, we imagine the future cultural researchers able to collect analyze and visualize in real time all of social media content and communication - to see cultural patterns of all humanities at all scales.

We are lucky to work with the highest resolution system designed at Calit2: 287 megapixel HIPerSpace.

It is also good to know that we can get help in processing "big cultural data":

UCSD scientists claim world data sorting record for 2nd year - sorting a terabyte (one trillion bytes) of data in 106 seconds