The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, sponsored by IBM, is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming competition in the world.
Courtney Coolidge From BLOG@CACM | May 16, 2016 at 09:22 AM
SC16 has replaced the standard HPC benchmarks in its popular Student Cluster Competition with the task of reproducing the results of a recent HPC paper.
Michela Taufer From BLOG@CACM | March 29, 2016 at 11:35 AM
The HPC Matters program is a multi-year effort to communicate the benefits — from the development of new medical therapies to and increased understanding of climate...Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 16, 2015 at 04:14 PM
The annual SC conference is instituting new practices over the next five years that will help establish SC as the "gold standard" for computational science practice...Michela Taufer and Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 15, 2015 at 04:58 PM
Parallel and distributed computing are now in the core CS curriculum, and every CS program should be teaching their students about it. How can CS educators learn...Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | May 7, 2015 at 10:28 AM
At SIGCSE 2015, five CS educators brought and live-demo'd the low-cost Beowulf clusters they had built for teaching parallel and distributed computing.Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | April 2, 2015 at 09:38 AM
In the NIPS experiment, 10% of papers submitted to the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation went through its review process twice, with results compared...John Langford From BLOG@CACM | January 8, 2015 at 10:38 AM
One of the themes at SC14 was the tension between developing programs that run fast vs. the time required by humans to develop and maintain fast-running programs...Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | December 1, 2014 at 04:47 PM
Steadily growing chips, systems, and application parallelism are driving the movement of data across larger distances in systems, and data locality is becoming...Torsten Hoefler From BLOG@CACM | November 20, 2014 at 11:12 AM
SC14 launched this year’s gala with a new plenary session to highlight the advancements that HPC enables in everything from soap to safer cars to the discovery...Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 18, 2014 at 10:17 AM
The US-BLS 2012-2022 employment projections predict that nearly 3 out of 4 new STEM jobs and 3 out of 5 total STEM jobs will be in computing.
Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | November 3, 2014 at 12:24 PM
Students must leave their formal training ready to take up the state of the practice in fields that routinely use computational tools, and ready to advance the...John West From BLOG@CACM | November 19, 2013 at 09:54 AM
This Saturday the world's largest, and most influential, conference on high performance computing opens in Denver. Over the next week new advances in supercomputing...John West From BLOG@CACM | November 14, 2013 at 03:21 PM
The following question has polarized the computer-science community: Did Alan Turing's 1936 paper 'On Computable Numbers' influence the early history of computer...Edgar Daylight From BLOG@CACM | August 19, 2013 at 09:41 AM
A call for the HCI community to spend some design effort on helping new mothers with the considerable physical and emotional challenges they face.
Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | August 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM