This column consists of selected traffic from the <i>comp.arch</i> newsgroup, a forum for discussion of computer architecture on Internet---an international computer network.
The PAX parallel processing project developed at the University of Tsukuba by T. Hoshino is summarized. PAX is a two dimensional array of processors which operate in MIMD form. QCDPAX has a fast floating point unit, specially programmed for QCD calculations. Peak performance is 14 Gigaflops.