— Council on Competitiveness

Council of Competitiveness


HPC DVD Penguins
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“High Performance Computing (DVD).”

Accelerating Innovation to Enhance Everyday Life

Published July 2005

The Council on Competitiveness is pleased to announce the release of the popular video showcasing how high performance computing (HPC) impacts everyday life, starring the humorous penguin characters from the hit DreamWorks Animation movie Madagascar.


From medicine to consumer products, from energy security to aerospace, this video illustrates the importance of HPC in breakthrough innovation, and demonstrates the need for continued funding and support. The video reveals how HPC is behind many of the products and services that we take for granted in everyday life. More than 30 organizations contributed to this video, including industrial HPC users, HPC manufacturers, software developers, universities and national laboratories.