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NITRD Proposed $4.5B Budget In the Spotlight

Jun 7, 2016 |

Two weeks ago Rep. Darin LaHood, (R-Illinois), sponsor of the 2017 NITRD funding bill – The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program – issued a formal statement championing the proposed budget. NITRD, of course, is the nation’s primary source of federally funded work on advanced information technologies (IT) in computing, networking, and software…

Blue Waters: Security at Scale

May 3, 2013 |

For the largest computer systems in the world, keeping IT assets safe presents a unique set of challenges.

How to Explain Your Job to Your Kids

Feb 27, 2013 |

On the lighter side of HPC, here’s a video explaining what supercomputers do.

TeraGrid 2010 Keynote: Attendees Peer into Blue Waters

Aug 16, 2010 |

At this year’s TeraGrid conference, Bob Wilhelmson, recently retired chief science officer of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and former applications lead for the Blue Waters project, delivered a keynote address in which he discussed the Blue Waters architecture and shared several planned projects for the new supercomputer. This is our fourth in a series covering the TeraGrid conference.