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South African CHPC National Conference: Connecting, Engaging, and Securing Earth’s Quietest Places

July 31, 2020

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PEARC20 Plenary Introduces Five Upcoming NSF-Funded HPC Systems

July 30, 2020

Five new HPC systems—three National Science Foundation-funded “Capacity” systems and two “Innovative Prototype/Testbed” systems—will be coming onlin Read more…

By Ken Chiacchia, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center/XSEDE

$39 Billion Worldwide HPC Market Faces 3.7% COVID-related Drop in 2020

July 29, 2020

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What’s Needed to Deliver the Nationwide Quantum Internet Blueprint

July 27, 2020

While few details accompanied last week’s official announcement of U.S. plans for a nation-wide quantum internet, many of the priorities and milestones had be Read more…

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ECP Podcast: Scaling Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies Beyond the Laboratory

July 22, 2020

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University of Florida to Deploy World-Class AI Supercomputer

July 21, 2020

The University of Florida announced it will stand up a state-of-the-art AI supercomputer, powered by the latest Nvidia technology, to tackle major challenges su Read more…

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U.S. CTO Michael Kratsios Adds DoD Research & Engineering Title

July 13, 2020

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Max Planck Society Begins Installation of Liquid-Cooled Supercomputer from Lenovo

July 9, 2020

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