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(something) does not compute

cliché One cannot comprehend something; something does not make sense. An imitative reference to robots, computers, and artificial intelligence in pop culture and science fiction. It's clear that the concept of prioritizing people's welfare over the economy just does not compute for this government. I've been trying to wrap my head around these instructions, but they just do not compute! I'm sorry, are you saying I should have fun on my day off? Well, that certainly does not compute after all these 80-hour work weeks!
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compute (something) at (some amount)

To determine the total to be a particular amount. Unfortunately, I computed the amount you owe at more than $1,000.
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compute something at something

to calculate the total of something to be a certain figure. I compute the total at nearly three thousand dollars. The tax department computed the penalty at an enormous amount.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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So, why not just "scale-out" the storage architecture in the same way as the compute cluster--i.e.
Under this method, a taxpayer computes its uncollectible amount by multiplying its yearend accounts receivable balance by the ratio of the total bad debts of accounts receivable sustained during the current year and five preceding tax years (adjusted for recoveries of bad debts during the same period) to the sum of the accounts receivable earned (i.e., the total sales resulting in accounts receivable) during the same six-year period.
The base amount would then be multiplied by this factor to compute the interest for the period.
Such a technique allows researchers to compute the behavior of a quantum system and make predictions much more easily than if they used pure quantum mechanics.
High performance shared storage architectures capable of effectively serving thousands of compute nodes are further changing the HPC landscape.
Taxpayers should compute the category inflation index with reference to the BLS price indexes, for an appropriate month of the year preceding the year it made a LIFO election (in the case of the double-extension IPIC method) or of the preceding year (for the link-chain IPIC method).
Equally important, these massive datasets need to be made globally available to all processes executing across the compute cluster to simplify application development and to ease the burden of managing data repositories.
First, there must be a way to offload compute-intensive overhead like SSL processing and TCP termination, so it does not bog down the compute resources.
The S corporation must compute its TMT by multiplying 20% (the corporate AMT rate) by its AMTI, defined in Regs.
Not all clusters require heavyweight compute power, so InfiniBand vendors may initially target rack-optimized servers (blades and bricks), HPCC and high-end database server replacement projects.
Taxpayers using LIFO may compute the LIFO inventory value without considering the UNICAP's effect, and simply increase the value of any increment by the absorption ratio.
Telecom, ISPs, ASPs, and Web-hosting services and other processing-hungry operations are all generating an unprecedented demand for compute power that was considered unattainable a few short years ago.
The insatiable demand for compute power in almost every field is redefining the meaning of technical computing or at least widening its applicability and, in the future, SGI may again find itself in the mainstream of business computing without even trying.
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