teraflop club

(body)   /te'r*-flop kluhb/ (From tera- and flops) A mythical association of people who consume outrageous amounts of computer time in order to produce a few simple pictures of glass balls with intricate ray-tracing techniques. Caltech professor James Kajiya is said to have been the founder.

[Jargon File]

Last updated: 1997-07-21


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