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Video: HPE Persistent Memory
From insideHPC

Video: HPE Persistent Memory

"HPE Persistent Memory products deliver the performance of memory with the persistence of traditional storage. The HPE 8GB NVDIMM Module is the first offering in...

Report: US At Risk of Falling Behind in Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Report: US At Risk of Falling Behind in Supercomputing

Today the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) published a new report that urges U.S. policymakers to take decisive steps to ensure the United...

Interview: Jeff Bonwick on the Secret Sauce behind DSSD
From insideHPC

Interview: Jeff Bonwick on the Secret Sauce behind DSSD

We caught up Jeff Bonwick from DSSD to learn more about their exciting storage technology for HPC. "Our mission statement was four words: fastest storage on earth...

Slidecast: Getting Started with HPC using the New IBM Platform LSF Suites
From insideHPC

Slidecast: Getting Started with HPC using the New IBM Platform LSF Suites

In this slidecast, Gabor Samu from IBM describes the newly available IBM Platform LSF Suites for Workgroup and HPC. Designed to make it much easier to "kick the...

Code Modernization for High Performance Hardware
From insideHPC

Code Modernization for High Performance Hardware

"Parallel software and parallel hardware, used together will give the best results for an application. If the application is serial in nature, and the processor...

McDonalds and Gaming Tablets
From The Eponymous Pickle

McDonalds and Gaming Tablets

In the Verge: A look at how McDonald's is testing and potentially integrating tablets into store experiences.  Not enough detail in the article.  This opens the...

Amazon Unlimited Fraud
From Schneier on Security

Amazon Unlimited Fraud

Amazon Unlimited is a all-you-can-read service. You pay one price and can read anything that's in the program. Amazon pays authors out of a fixed pool, on the basis...

Augmented games can increase the diversity of sports
From Phys.org Technology News

Augmented games can increase the diversity of sports

Augmented climbing wall increases social interaction, helps to attract wider target audiences and empowers users to become content creators.

Body Electric
From Phys.org Technology News

Body Electric

Ever played with K'nex? If so, you know how the construction set, a classic for any child growing up in the '90s, can create more than just toys. It can build rollercoasters...

Wal-Mart Largest IT Investor
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Largest IT Investor

Surprising that they are tops across industries:  Details.  In RISNews: " ... For the second year in a row retail powerhouse Walmart has spent the most money on...

2016 Cutler-Bell Prize contest now OPEN!
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

2016 Cutler-Bell Prize contest now OPEN!

The Cutler-Bell Prize is awarded to outstanding high school students who do computer science work well beyond the bounds of an ordinary high school computer science...

Smartstones and Speech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smartstones and Speech

Mentioned here a number of times, I have a small connection ...An Entrepreneur Makes Speech a Reality for All" ... Smartstones, Inc., a company taking great leaps...

Computing Community Consortium Symposium
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing Community Consortium Symposium

Over the past 10 years, the Computing Community Consortium has hosted dozens of research visioning workshops to imagine, discuss, and debate the future of computing...

Video: Managing Large Production Cloud Deployments
From insideHPC

Video: Managing Large Production Cloud Deployments

"Cycle Computing software leverages cloud resources to make computation in the cloud productive at any scale, by orchestrating workflows, managing data, balancing...

Cisco and Much Smarter LED Lighting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cisco and Much Smarter LED Lighting

Taking LEDs beyond lighting, to the Internet of Things:" ... In PoE lighting, both electricity and data flow over Ethernet cables that connect to LED troffers and...

Research in a Virtual World
From The Eponymous Pickle

Research in a Virtual World

Can you do research in a virtual world?  Simulation has often been used to create a model of a system, and then do research, such as sensitivity analysis, in that...

Power of How Google Search Works
From The Eponymous Pickle

Power of How Google Search Works

Its been a while since I have thought of Google search beyond the basics.  I knew there was more power and subtlety there, but not how to apply it.  Now in the ...

We know a lot less than we think, especially about the future.
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

We know a lot less than we think, especially about the future.

The inventors of the airplane, the Wright brothers, had little formal education (3 and 4 years of high school respectively). They were not engineers. They wereContinue...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Get A Job

Doo wop, doo wop Richard Lewis, Bill Horton, Earl Beal, Raymond Edwards, and John Wilson—the Silhouettes—were a doo wop/R&B group whose single Get A Job was a number...

Podcast: Using Docker for Science at TACC
From insideHPC

Podcast: Using Docker for Science at TACC

In this TACC podcast, Joe Stubbs from the Texas Advanced Computing Centter describes potential benefits to scientists of open container platform Docker in supporting...
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