Tag: MIT

Hopping Off the Bus

Apr 12, 2012 |

As processor core counts rise, MIT research suggests on-chip networks will be needed.

Chip Simulation for the 1000-Core Era

Mar 6, 2012 |

MIT’s Hornet simulator takes the sting out of manycore design.

Multicore-Powered Simulations Drive Oil Recovery

May 2, 2011 |

Researchers mitigate multicore challenges to refine current geological simulation capabilities.

The Week in Review

Aug 26, 2010 |

Researchers from TACC and MIT created lightweight supercomputing application for smart phone; and the tug of war over 3PAR continues, as Dell and HP both present counter-offers. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

Startup Aims to Transform Computing with Probability Processing

Aug 16, 2010 |

MIT spin-out Lyric Semiconductor Inc. has launched a new breed of integrated circuits that replaces the binary logic of traditional computing with probabilistic logic. The aim is to deliver a much more efficient architecture for applications based on probability computing. For these types of workloads, the company is promising orders-of-magnitude improvement in energy efficiency, performance and cost.

MIT’s StarCluster: An Update with Screencast

May 21, 2010 |

Last week we ran a feature article from Justin Riley entitled, “StarCluster Brings HPC to the Amazon Cloud” that drew significant attention from the community. The author was kind enough to send a screencast for HPC in the Cloud that provides a more thorough view of StarCluster in action.

StarCluster Brings HPC to the Amazon Cloud

May 18, 2010 |

The Software Tools for Academics and Researchers (STAR) group at MIT has created an open-source project called StarCluster that allows anyone to create HPC clusters on Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) without needing to be a cloud expert.

Why Labs Love Gaming Hardware

May 10, 2010 |

MIT researcher looks to GPGPUs to reverse engineer brain’s object recognition process.

Rethinking Artificial Intelligence: Researchers Hope to Produce ‘Co-Processors’ for the Human Mind

Dec 7, 2009 |

New project at MIT aims to reinvent AI.

MIT Building Faster Processor

Sep 17, 2009 |

New technique boosts performance without having to shrink transistor size.