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An Easier, Faster Programming Language?

Jun 18, 2014 |

The HPC community has turned out supercomputers surpassing tens of petaflops of computing power by stringing together thousands of multicore processors, often in tandem with accelerators like NVIDIA GPUs and Intel Phi coprocessors. Of course, these multi-million dollar systems are only as useful as the programs that run on them, and developing applications that can Read more…

Wolfram CEO Advances ‘A New Level of Computation’

Nov 27, 2013 |

Wolfram Research Founder and CEO Stephen Wolfram believes in the power of computation to shape the world. The company’s goal is to provide the framework to enable computation to reach its full potential in the coming decades. Facilitating this goal means making it possible to compute “whatever can be computed, whenever it is needed.” Earlier Read more…

Harlan Targets Complexity for GPGPU Programming

Jul 11, 2013 |

HPC programmers who are tired of managing low-level details when using OpenCL or CUDA to write general purpose applications for GPUs (GPGPU) may be interested in Harlan, a new declarative programming language designed to mask the complexity and eliminate errors common in GPGPU application development.

Oracle Ditches Supercomputing Language Project

Jul 24, 2012 |

Fortress programming language gets axed by Ellison and company.

Intel Opens Up Cilk Plus

Aug 17, 2011 |

Language could pave the way for native parallelism in C and C++.

Summer Language Seminar: The R Project

Jul 14, 2010 |

The R language is more than just a statistical plotting tool.

Software Called R Empowers Data Users

Jan 9, 2009 |

The “R” programming language is quickly becoming popular among statisticians, engineers and scientists.