Virtually, at least.
If you followed RedPixie’s tweet last week, I went to the e-Infrastructure South business event at the Space Research Centre in Didcot. There, they have a large HD video wall made up of 24 monitors which showed a panorama from Curiosity. Standing in front of that was like being there, almost.
I did feel old by the end of the day, having listened to the talks on GPUs. I started my commercial career in 1988 at AMT, a company that made a parallel processor, the DAP. It was about the size of a desk cabinet. Now, much more power than that is available in an NVidia GPU. Furthermore, no-one had even heard of AMT and the DAP. In many ways my career has come full circle, which is not a bad thing.
Incidentally, I solved my Ctl-Alt-Del problem from the previous post by the simple expedient of changing the hot key combination in VMware Workstation. Simple.