Meta’s AI Supercomputer

Meta’s AI Supercomputer


According to Facebook’s parent company Meta, it’s new “artificial intelligence supercomputer” will be the fastest worldwide by the middle of 2022.

Key point

  • Meta introduced the AI ​​Research Super Cluster (RSC) on January 24, 2022. It is believed to be one of the fastest AI supercomputers currently.
  • Currently, AI can perform tasks such as translating text between languages ​​and helping identify potentially harmful content.
  • However, the development of the next generation of AI will require powerful supercomputers, capable of performing quintillion operations per second.

Importance of RSC

  • RSC will help in creating new and better AI models. It will also allow work in hundreds of different languages.
  • RSC will also help build technologies for the next major computing platform called “Metaverse”, where AI-powered applications and products will play a key role.

What is Metaverse?


  • The Metaverse is a network of 3D virtual worlds. It focuses on social engagement.  The term metaverse originated in the 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash.
  • The meta platform was formerly known as Facebook. It is an American multinational technology conglomerate.
  • It is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Meta is the parent company of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.
  • Meta is one of the most valuable companies in the world and is one of the Big Tech companies along with Amazon, Google, Apple and Microsoft.

Super computer

  • Supercomputers have a higher level of performance than general purpose computers. Its performance is usually measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) rather than “million instructions per second (MIPS)”.

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