Borland writes: IBM has a pretty nice how-to article on using the PS3 as a cheap Cell development workstation. This first article in the series goes over broad technical details & limitations, installation using Yellow Dog Linux, and ends with a brief mathematical "Hello World" program using the SPEs.
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too
hard to write.