FYI: Today's computer chips are so advanced, they are more 'mercurial' than precise – and here's the proof

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Programmers assume that most chips are reliable and trustworthy to perform consistent calculations. What happens if they aren't as reliable as we thought? This article by Thomas Claburn (@ThomasClaburn) summarises a great paper "Cores that don't count" showing how these types of errors occur more frequently these days 😱.

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