Peter Jackson’s special effects shop Weta Digital has teamed up with Telecom subsidiary Gen-i to establish a world-class supercomputing facility in Wellington which will be rented out to clients worldwide. The New Zealand Supercomputing Centre, which launches today, ranks 80th on the list of the world’s 500 most powerful computers and is the largest supercomputing cluster available for commercial hire in the southern hemisphere, according to the firms. [More]