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September 2015


From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIH OpenSim: Solving Movement Disorders through Simulation

NIH OpenSim: Solving Movement Disorders through Simulation

The National Institute of Health (NIH) supported center for physics-based Simulation of Biological Structures (Simbios) at Stanford University has developed OpenSim, a free software tool that can model and simulate movement of…


From insideHPC

Peter ffoulkes Joins OrionX Consulting

Peter ffoulkes Joins OrionX Consulting

Pioneering a new consulting services model for strategy, marketing, and PR, OrionX today announced the appointment of Peter ffoulkes as Partner based in San Francisco. Mr. ffoulkes was most recently Research Director for Cloud…


From insideHPC

Video: Doing Computational Chemistry with Square Pegs and Round Holes

Video: Doing Computational Chemistry with Square Pegs and Round Holes

"Existing computational chemistry packages are tightly integrated, with few interchangeable components, data structures and algorithms. Interoperation between packages is an issue of particular interest to the chemistry community…


From The Eponymous Pickle

Bigger, Faster Models and Analytics

Bigger,  Faster Models and Analytics

From the CACM: Exascale Computing and Big Data" ... Nearly two centuries ago, the English chemist Humphrey Davy wrote "Nothing tends so much to the advancement of knowledge as the application of a new instrument. The native intellectual…


From insideHPC

New Intel® Omni-Path White Paper Details Technology Improvements

New Intel® Omni-Path White Paper Details Technology Improvements

The Intel Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA) whitepaper goes through the multitude of improvements that Intel OPA technology provides to the HPC community. In particular, HPC readers will appreciate how collective operations…


From Schneier on Security

What Can you Learn from Metadata?

What Can you Learn from Metadata?

An Australian reporter for the ABC, Will Ockenden published a bunch of his metadata, and asked people to derive various elements of his life. They did pretty well, even though they were amateurs, which should give you some idea…


From insideHPC

HPC People on the Move: Back to School Edition

HPC People on the Move: Back to School Edition

It's me again--Dr. Lewey Anton. I’ve been commissioned by insideHPC to get the scoop on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. Familiar names in this edition include: David Barkai, Ben Bennet, Bob …


From The Eponymous Pickle

Freight Forwarding

Freight Forwarding

Freight forwarding in the supply chain.  Opportunities exist, but standards are one issue.  Planning is another. WSJ:  " ... Companies that coordinate shipping for retailers and manufacturers, known as freight forwarders, doForwarders…


From The Eponymous Pickle

Startup Bubbles

Startup Bubbles

In K@W:" ... But is there a tech start-up bubble? “Although it’s hard to call a bubble, there are many who are concerned about the level of pricing across asset classes including venture and private equity,” says Christopher…

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