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BE Matters to Robert Dunn, Saginaw’s Son

Sep 22, 2014 |

Robert Dunn, Jr. was born in Saginaw, Michigan, in 1985. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (CS) from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in 2011, and is making progress toward a CS graduate degree. His thesis involves the use of Google Glass technology to reduce the amount of time it takes for Read more…

ISC Big Data Chair Interviews SAP’s Stefan Sigg

Sep 10, 2014 |

Stefan Sigg is the Senior Vice President and Head of P&I Analytics at SAP Germany. During the upcoming ISC Big Data Conference (Oct 1 – 2) in Heidelberg, he will be talking about “Big Data Scenarios from a Business Point of View.” Visit the conference website for the whole program. Sverre Jarp, the ISC Big Read more…

Broader Engagement with HPC Matters; Become an SC14-BE Mentor

Sep 2, 2014 |

The Supercomputing Conference Broader Engagement program (SC-BE) increases conference participation by individuals who are traditionally underrepresented in the high-performance computing (HPC) arena, including women, minorities and people with disabilities. In a report by Timothy A. Mann and Valerie E. Taylor (Texas A&M) titled “Analysis of the Impact of the Broader Engagement Program on the SC Read more…

DDN Discusses Enterprise HPC Momentum

Aug 26, 2014 |

DataDirect Networks (DDN), the leader in large scale Big Data and Cloud storage, recently announced double digit, profitable growth for the first half of the year 2014, fueled by the adoption of its SFA and WOS technologies by increasing numbers of Strategic Enterprise HPC accounts. In advance of his keynote at the upcoming EnterpriseHPC event Read more…

Inspiring the Next Generation of Women to Blaze Trails & Embrace STEM Careers

Aug 18, 2014 |

I recently returned from vacation in Orlando, Fla. where I had the opportunity to visit the Kennedy Space Center for the first time. It was exciting to see our customers and partners’ logos lining the walls as reminders of what HPC has helped create. As I toured the launch sites and walked the halls of the Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 29, 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.   Seymour Cray-master architect of the #supercomputer Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 22, 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.   Prof. David Keyes presented his vision Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 15, 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. .@uksciencechief w/ @NASAAmes #supercomputing team 2 discuss Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 8, 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.   Great examples of why #HPC matters, Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 19, 2014 |

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.   HPC for the holidays! We’re installing Read more…

Off the Wire

Ace Computers Brings on Regional Sales Director

Feb 25, 2015 |

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb 25 — Ace Computers, one of the leading custom computer builders and HPC specialists in the U.S., just announced that they hired industry-leading technology sales expert John McCormack as a Regional Sales Director. During his 37 years in sales — 25 in technology sales — he has won multiple president’s club and incentive Read more…

Adaptive Computing Appoints Marty Smuin as CEO

Feb 24, 2015 |

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 24 — Adaptive Computing, the company that powers many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud and technical computing environments with its Moab optimization and scheduling software, today announced it has named Marty Smuin, the former head of business development and worldwide sales, as CEO. A technology visionary and proven leader with more than Read more…

CRC Press Introduces “The End of Error: Unum Computing”

Feb 23, 2015 |

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 23 — CRC Press is pleased to announce the publication of “The End of Error: Unum Computing,” which unveils an innovative number representation system that can solve problems that have vexed. “This is a ground-breaking book about numbers, but it is not aimed at mathematicians: It is for everyone who uses Read more…

Michael Flynn Receives 2015 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award

Feb 18, 2015 |

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Feb. 18 — Early IBM designer and Stanford University professor emeritus Michael Flynn has been awarded IEEE Computer Society’s 2015 Computer Pioneer Award. Flynn is well known for Flynn’s Taxonomy, a classification of computer architectures he developed in 1966. He is currently Board Chairman at Maxeler Technologies. With offices in London and Read more…

UC San Diego Physicist Frank Würthwein Joins SDSC

Jan 22, 2015 |

Jan. 22 — University of California, San Diego Professor Frank Würthwein, an expert in high-energy particle physics and advanced computation, has joined the university’s San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) to help implement a high-capacity data cyberinfrastructure across all UC campuses. Würthwein, who joined UC San Diego as a physics professor in 2003, was recently named Read more…