How ‘Knights Mill’ Gets Its Deep Learning Flops

Intel, the subject of much speculation regarding the delayed, rewritten or potentially canceled “Aurora” contract (the Argonne Lab part of the CORAL “pre-exascale” award), parsed out

By Tiffany Trader

The Ultra-High Density AI Supercomputer AGX-2 Demonstrated at ISC17

Frankfurt, Germany, June 23, 2017 – Inspur, a leading HPC&AI total solutions provider, demonstrated the ultra-high density AI supercomputer AGX-2 which dedicate to accelerate the Artificial

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Tsinghua Crowned Eight-Time Student Cluster Champions at ISC

Always a hard-fought competition, the Student Cluster Competition awards were announced Wednesday, June 21, at the ISC High Performance Conference 2017. Amid whoops and hollers from the crowd, Th

By Kim McMahon

GPUs, Power9, Figure Prominently in IBM’s Bet on Weather Forecasting

IBM jumped into the weather forecasting business roughly a year and a half ago by purchasing The Weather Company. This week at ISC 2017, Big Blue rolled out plans to push deeper into climate scie

By John Russell

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At ISC – Goh on Go: Humans Can’t Scale, the Data-Centric Learning Machine Can

June 22, 2017

I've seen the future this week at ISC, it’s on display in prototype or Powerpoint form, and it’s going to dumbfound you. The future is an AI neural network Read more…

By Doug Black

ISC 2017 Student Day Tackles the Worldwide HPC Workforce Shortage

June 12, 2017

At a time when university graduates in science and engineering may find job markets difficult, thousands of well-paying jobs go unfilled across the world becaus Read more…

By Steve Conway, Hyperion Research

Erik Lindahl on Bio-Research Advances, the March to Mixed-Precision and AI-HPC Synergies

June 8, 2017

At PRACEdays in Barcelona, HPCwire had the opportunity to interview Dr. Erik Lindahl, Stockholm University biophysics professor and chair of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee about the goals of PRACE, the evolution of PRACEdays, and the latest bioscience and computing trends. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

In Memoriam: Jean Sammet Computing Pioneer and First Women President of ACM

June 6, 2017

Jean E. Sammet, a pioneering American computer scientist who developed the FORMAC programming language and who served as the first female president of ACM (Asso Read more…

By John Russell

Interview with PRACE Ada Lovelace Award Winner Dr. Frauke Gräter

June 1, 2017

Bioscientist Dr. Frauke Gräter of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and University of Heidelberg was awarded the second annual PRACE Ada Lovelac Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Doug Kothe on the Race to Build Exascale Applications

May 29, 2017

Ensuring there are applications ready to churn out useful science when the first U.S. exascale computers arrive in the 2021-2023 timeframe is Doug Kothe’s job Read more…

By John Russell

What’s Up with Hyperion as It Transitions From IDC?

May 15, 2017

If you’re wondering what’s happening with Hyperion Research – formerly the IDC HPC group – apparently you are not alone, says Steve Conway, now senior V Read more…

By John Russell

‘Retired’ UC Berkeley Professor Tackles Google Tensor Processing Unit

May 9, 2017

Retirement, it seems, isn’t for everyone. Indeed you may already know that David Patterson joined Google’s Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) development effort a Read more…

By John Russell

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