The Lost Art Of High Performance Driving

Author: Ross Bentley
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760352372
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From how best to use your car's controls, to cornering, to dealing with adverse driving conditions, this book will make you a better performance driver.

High Performance Computing And The Art Of Parallel Programming

Author: Stan Openshaw
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134729715
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Itis the easiestof HPC to handle but offers the smallest performance advantages.
... Programming vector supercomputersis probably theeasiest form of parallel
programming paradigmso far inventedbut also one thatoffers the most limited
speed-up possibilities. ... However, allisnot lost, asit is likely thatthe strategy of
building multi-processor parallel machines will increasingly bebasedon CPUs
thatare themselves vector processors or have vector-processing components
within them.

Road Test

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Perhaps the proper way to open this article about schools that teach the art of
high performance driving is by observing that the idea isn't new. In ancient Rome
the great racing stables had schools for charioteers before the birth of Christ.
Although our emphasis here will ... Since even the tatty V8-60-powered training
cars were pretty valuable and parts scarce, the tutors soon lost heart, and that
aspect of high speed education faded out of the picture. Carroll Shelby started
the first real ...