DAS is an acronym for the
"Distributed Asci Supercomputer".
ASCI is an acronym for
"Advanced School for Computing and Imaging",
a cooperation between a number of Dutch Universities on the said subjects.
The other meanings of "DAS" in Dutch
"Das" means two completely unrelated things in Dutch:
(you may also have a look at these
badger photos and videos).
"Badger" is quite in keeping with our tradition of naming projects after
"Das" also means tie (the thing you wear around your neck if you are
pursuing a career).
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