At SC19: What Is UrgentHPC and Why Is It Needed?

The UrgentHPC workshop, taking place Sunday (Nov. 17) at SC19, is focused on using HPC and real-time data for urgent decision making in response to disasters such as wildfires, flooding, health e

By Tiffany Trader

MLPerf Releases First Inference Benchmark Results; Nvidia Touts its Showing

MLPerf.org, the young AI-benchmarking consortium, today issued the first round of results for its inference test suite. Among organizations with submissions were Nvidia, Intel, Alibaba, Supermicr

By John Russell

Nvidia Launches Credit Card-Sized 21 TOPS Jetson System for Edge Devices

Nvidia has launched a new addition to its Jetson product line: a credit card-sized (70x45mm) form factor delivering up to 21 trillion operations/second (TOPS) of throughput, according to the comp

By Doug Black

AI-based Cancer Protein Simulation is Finalist for SC19 Best Paper

Accurate simulation of cancer-implicated proteins holds enormous promise for basic biomedical science and development of effective therapies, but the high computational cost required has long slo

By John Russell

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Metals Simulation on Summit Nominated for Gordon Bell Prize

October 30, 2019

A team led by Vikram Gavini, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan, used the supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Co Read more…

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First Annual Exascale Day Celebrates Next 1000x Horizon

October 21, 2019

October 18 (aka 10/18) marked the first annual exascale day, hosted by Cray, the Exascale Computing Project and the DOE labs -- Argonne, Oak Ridge and Lawrence Read more…

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Federated Learning Applied to Cancer Research

October 17, 2019

The ability to share and analyze data while protecting patient privacy is giving medical researchers a new tool in their efforts to use what one vendor calls Read more…

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Crystal Ball Gazing: IBM’s Vision for the Future of Computing

October 14, 2019

Dario Gil, IBM’s relatively new director of research, painted a intriguing portrait of the future of computing along with a rough idea of how IBM thinks we’ Read more…

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Intel, Lenovo Join Forces on HPC Cluster for Flatiron

October 9, 2019

An HPC cluster with deep learning techniques will be used to process petabytes of scientific data as part of workload-intensive projects spanning astrophysics to genomics. AI partners Intel and Lenovo said they are providing... Read more…

By George Leopold

Harvard Deploys Cannon, New Lenovo Water-Cooled HPC Cluster

October 9, 2019

Harvard's Faculty of Arts & Sciences Research Computing (FASRC) center announced a refresh of their primary HPC resource. The new cluster, called Cannon after the pioneering American astronomer Annie Jump Cannon, is supplied by Lenovo... Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

DOE Sets Sights on Accelerating AI (and other) Technology Transfer

October 3, 2019

For the past two days DOE leaders along with ~350 members from academia and industry gathered in Chicago to discuss AI development and the ways in which industr Read more…

By John Russell

Bitcoin Mining on Russian Nuclear Supercomputer Proves Costly

October 2, 2019

One of three Russian scientists arrested in February 2018, on charges of using a classified government computer to mine cryptocurrency has been fined 450,000 rubles, equivalent to US$7,000. Denis Baykov, a former employee of the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov... Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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