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Argonne’s Paul Messina on Training for Extreme-Scale

Mar 12, 2015 |

Paul Messina, director of science for the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), discusses the primary objectives, curriculum and importance of the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), now in its third year. HPCwire: Can you give us an overview of the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC)? Paul Messina: Absolutely, Tiffany. The ATPESC Read more…

SC15 Chair on HPC Transforms, Diversity Outreach, and Austin

Mar 3, 2015 |

SC15 General Chair Jackie Kern is hardly new to the HPC community. A member of the SC planning committee since 2003, Kern led the building of SCINET in 2007. The largest network in the world for a week, it delivered multicast video conferencing, among other things, onsite and around the world. As general chair this Read more…

DOE Seeks to Mend HPC Talent Gap

Jan 27, 2015 |

Get a group of HPC stakeholders in a room and it won’t be long before they are bemoaning the talent shortage, the gap between the demand for a well-trained HPC workforce versus the number of qualified candidates available to fulfill these positions. Despite the attention paid to this topic, the HPC talent gap has been Read more…

Helping Experimental Scientists Take Supercomputers to the Max

Dec 30, 2014 |

Doug Baxter is a capability lead for the Molecular Science Computing Facility in the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He and his team are responsible for the software side of the operation, and they help experimental scientists get the most out of EMSL’s supercomputing resources. The facility is the home Read more…

Thursday Twitter Roundup

Nov 21, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 7, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. What a mere $208M Read more…

CMU’s Claudico Goes All-In Against World-Class Poker Pros

May 1, 2015 |

Last Friday (April 24), the “Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence” competition kicked-off at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, exactly halfway through the event, computer program “Claudico,” a joint effort between the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Carnegie Mellon, has played over 40,000 hands of No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker against four of the game’s professionals. The Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 30, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. #TBT SC10: @FujitsuHPC staff intros 6D Mesh/Torus Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 23, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Seminar by Prof. Satoshi Matsuoka at #KAUST Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 16, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. "Cloud computing will experience steady growth and Read more…

Off the Wire

XSEDE15 Registration Extended One Day

Jun 19, 2015 |

June 19 — Register for the XSEDE15 conference by June 25 to avoid late registration fees. Get registered now at xsede.org/xsede15. After 11:59 p.m. on June 25, late registration begins with increased price points for all aspects of the conference. Additionally, the conference hotel block rate for the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel ends on June 26. XSEDE15 will take place in Read more…

ACM Appoints New CEO

Jun 18, 2015 |

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 18 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery (www.acm.org), has named Robert (“Bobby”) Schnabel executive director and CEO effective November 1, 2015. Schnabel joins ACM after eight years as professor and dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. As ACM’s most senior staff member, Schnabel will work with ACM’s volunteer community to Read more…

Japan’s Renowned HPC Expert to Chair ISC Program in 2016

Jun 17, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 17 – ISC Events, the organizer of the ISC High Performance conference (ISC 2016), is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Dr. Satoshi Matsuoka of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, as the next program chairman. This appointment is in line with the organizers’ pledge to promote diversity and underlines the international dimension of this conference. As the program chair, Dr. Matsuoka will be actively involved in leading Read more…

Tabor Communications Appoints Isaac Lopez as Associate Vice President of Audience & Content

Jun 15, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 15 — Tabor Communications Inc., (TCI) an international media and communications company, and publishers of industry-leading online advanced computing publications including HPCwire, EnterpriseTech, and Datanami, today announced that Isaac Lopez has been appointed to Associate Vice President of Audience & Content of Tabor Communications, Inc. As AVP of Audience & Content, Lopez will direct Read more…

Tabor Communications Appoints Matt Walters as Associate Vice President of Digital Strategy

Jun 15, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 15 — Tabor Communications Inc., (TCI) an international media and communications company, and publishers of industry-leading online advanced computing publications including HPCwire, EnterpriseTech, and Datanami, today announced that Matt Walters has been appointed to Associate Vice President of Digital Strategy of Tabor Communications, Inc. As AVP of Digital Strategy, Walters’ responsibilities will include direction Read more…