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What Will the Sequester Mean to HPC (and Federal) Research?

Mar 20, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/argonne_crop.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”72″ />Prominent figures in government, national labs, universities and other research organizations are worried about the effect that sequestration and budget cuts may have on federally-funded R&D in general, and on HPC research in particular. They have been defending the concept in hearings and in editorial pages across the country. It may be a tough argument to sell.

BAM! Obama Backs Brain Mapping Project

Feb 26, 2013 |

Proposed decade-long brain mapping initiative is similar in scope to the Human Genome Project.

Cloud Helps Obama Win Reelection

Nov 19, 2012 |

The Obama camp leveraged the Amazon cloud for its successful 2012 election campaign.

Opinion: The Presidential Choice for Science and Technology

Oct 25, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/presidential_seal_small.png” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”92″ />With the looming US elections just days away, it’s worth considering what effect the choice for President will have on federal science and technology policies for the next four years. While this is hardly a hot button issue in most voters’ minds, these policies will have a much bigger impact on the quality of people’s lives than the political soundbites currently being sprayed across the public airwaves.

Obama Budget Halts IT Growth, Cuts Data Centers

Feb 2, 2010 |

White House looks to modernize operations at federal data centers.