Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC) organization chart as of 1980
The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.
RICHARD W. HAMMING , NUMERICALMETHODS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS
Establish this as a joint center. Three universities would pool their resources, co-own, and operate a single high-performance computation center.
To exploit the quadratic performance/price curve, resources would be pooled. At the time, and for many years, spending n times as much typically ...