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Another Computer Legend Passes Into the History Books

Oct 13, 2011 |

Dennis Ritchie, designer of the C language and co-developer of UNIX, dies at the age of 70.

Mathematica 8 Gets Performance Boost, Integration with Wolfram Alpha

Dec 14, 2010 |

The eighth version of Mathematica was released last month, the latest in Wolfram Research’s 22-year-old computational software platform. Although the tool is a relative newcomer to the high performance computing world, a raft of new capabilities have been added over the last several years that are aimed directly at the performance crowd. Mathematica 8 builds on those capabilities and adds some new ones that make it a serious contender for HPC applications.