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Does the Moon Need a Supercomputer?

Should we build a supercomputer on the moon?

It would be a mammoth technical undertaking, but a University of Southern California graduate student thinks there’s a very good reason for doing this: It would help alleviate a coming deep-space network traffic jam that’s had NASA scientists worried for several years now.

Source: Wired. Read full article. (link)

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    It's a sign of how far we've fallen as a free society where we demand that the moon or inhabitants demonstrate a "need" for a supercomputer before we "allow" them to have one.

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