IBM Boosts Deep Learning Accuracy on Memristive Chips

IBM researchers have taken another step towards making in-memory computing based on phase change (PCM) memory devices a reality. Papers in Nature and Frontiers in Neuroscience this month present

By John Russell

Microsoft’s Massive AI Supercomputer on Azure: 285k CPU Cores, 10k GPUs

Microsoft has unveiled a supercomputing monster – among the world’s five most powerful, according to the company – aimed at what is known in scientific and philosophical circles as the “e

By Doug Black

HPC in Life Sciences 2020 Part 1: Rise of AMD, Data Management’s Wild West, More 

Given the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the massive enlistment of major HPC resources to fight the pandemic, it is especially appropriate to review the state of HPC use in life s

By John Russell

What’s New in Computing vs. COVID-19: Cerebras, Nvidia, OpenMP & More

Supercomputing, big data and artificial intelligence are crucial tools in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Around the world, researchers, corporations and governments are urgently devo

By Oliver Peckham

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Nvidia Expands Clara Healthcare Platform to Combat COVID

May 14, 2020

A new set of AI models released by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with Nvidia is designed to help clinicians detect and examine n Read more…

By George Leopold

Wafer-Scale Engine AI Supercomputer Is Fighting COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Seemingly every supercomputer in the world is allied in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic – but not many of them are fresh out of the box. Cerebras S Read more…

By Oliver Peckham

Intel, UPenn Launch Massive Multi-center AI Effort to Refine Brain Cancer Models

May 11, 2020

Intel and the University of Pennsylvania today announced a collaboration involving 29 international medical centers to train models to recognize brain tumors. The project is part of the Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and will use ‘federated learning architecture’ to mine relevant data while maintaining... Read more…

By John Russell

TACC Provides Supercomputer-Powered Twitter Insights on COVID-19

May 4, 2020

Social media data has been regularly employed by researchers seeking to understand the COVID-19 pandemic, from work to track the virus’ early spread in Wuhan Read more…

By Oliver Peckham

What’s New in HPC Research: Python, Brain Circuits, Wildfires & More

May 4, 2020

In this bimonthly feature, HPCwire highlights newly published research in the high-performance computing community and related domains. From parallel programm Read more…

By Oliver Peckham

Oak Ridge’s New VISTA Lab Aims for Data Viz Breakthroughs

May 2, 2020

The scale of scientific computing is dramatically scaling up, leaving researchers scrambling to manage both their ambitious hardware needs and their unwieldy da Read more…

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Supercomputer-Powered Text Mining Tool Combs Through COVID-19 Studies

May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is producing massive amounts of data – and that data is producing a positive avalanche of academic literature. To help sift through thos Read more…

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ML and Good Luck Take Swipe at COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Not surprisingly the scramble to find treatments for COVID-19 is making productive use of AI. This week Fernanda Foertter, formerly of Nvidia and now a consult Read more…

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