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Can Supercomputers Predict the Future?

Sep 12, 2013 |

In this age of big data, would it surprise you to learn that supercomputers are on track to predicting wars, revolutions and other societal disruptions? As computers get more powerful and software more sophisticated, the idea might not be so far-fetched.

Promoting Hemispheric Advancement Through Collaborative Research

Oct 23, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/OAS_logo_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”91″ />The Organization of American States (OAS) has been called the UN of the Americas and it is involved in everything from food security to supercomputing. It is the prime political forum of the western hemisphere and the world’s oldest regional organization.

Promoting Hemispheric Advancement Through Collaborative Research

Oct 23, 2012 |

The Organization of American States (OAS) has been called the UN of the Americas and it is involved in everything from food security to supercomputing. It is the prime political forum of the western hemisphere and the world’s oldest regional organization.

Supercomputers Seek To ‘Model Humanity’

Jun 21, 2010 |

Researchers tap HPC to answer questions about human culture and psychology.

The Next Big Thing in Humanities, Arts and Social Science Computing: 18thConnect

Nov 24, 2008 |

For the humanities scholar who may have only recently mastered library and archival finding aids beyond the archaic card catalog, the possibility of retrieving source materials at the flash of a keystroke (well maybe a few…) is very heady stuff.