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Harvard Names New Lenovo HPC Cluster after Astronomer Annie Jump Cannon
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Harvard Names New Lenovo HPC Cluster after Astronomer Annie Jump Cannon

Harvard has deployed a liquid-cooled supercomputer from Lenovo at it's FASRC computing center. The system, named "Cannon" in honor of astronomer Annie Jump Cannon...

Julia Computing Chief Scientist Alan Edelman Wins Prestigious IEEE Sidney Fernbach Award
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Julia Computing Chief Scientist Alan Edelman Wins Prestigious IEEE Sidney Fernbach Award

Alan Edelman, professor of applied mathematics at MIT, has been selected to receive the 2019 IEEE  Sidney Fernbach Award. Edelman was cited for “for outstanding...

Parallel Computing in Python: Current State and Recent Advances
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Parallel Computing in Python: Current State and Recent Advances

Pierre Glaser from INRIA gave this talk at EuroPython 2019. "Modern hardware is multi-core. It is crucial for Python to provide high-performance parallelism. This...

Lenovo and Intel Power Data-Intensive Science at the Flatiron Institute
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Lenovo and Intel Power Data-Intensive Science at the Flatiron Institute

Today Lenovo and Intel revealed how their collaboration on joint technology solutions that accelerate the convergence of HPC and AI are helping scientists at the...

Procurement in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procurement in Retail

Have noted the broad increase in quality and sticking of private labels.  Also linking these labels with other purchases in retail.  Advances are in play.  Considerable...

Smarticles for Robotic Locomotion
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Smarticles for Robotic Locomotion

New means of locomotion provide new options for robotic use.Shape-Shifting Robot Built from 'Smarticles' Shows New Locomotion StrategyGeorgia Tech Research Horizons...

Illegal Data Center Hidden in Former NATO Bunker
From Schneier on Security

Illegal Data Center Hidden in Former NATO Bunker

Interesting: German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs...

Speakers Censored at AISA Conference in Melbourne
From Schneier on Security

Speakers Censored at AISA Conference in Melbourne

Two speakers were censored at the Australian Information Security Association's annual conference this week in Melbourne. Thomas Drake, former NSA employee and...

Knock it with a SmartPhone to Identify
From The Eponymous Pickle

Knock it with a SmartPhone to Identify

Here a system built in South Korea that lets you knock on an object with a smartphone, and it identifies it using sound and motion sensors.   We worked on problems...

New NSF Solicitation for National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

New NSF Solicitation for National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes!

Contributions to this blog were provided by CCC and CRA staff.  The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the National Institute of Food and Agriculture...

Removing Bias from Predictive Modeling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Removing Bias from Predictive Modeling

Podcast of interest from Wharton re Bias, Podcast at the link.Wharton's James Johndrow discusses his research on removing human bias from predictive modeling.Predictive...

Traverse Supercomputer to accelerate fusion research at Princeton
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Traverse Supercomputer to accelerate fusion research at Princeton

Princeton’s High-Performance Computing Research Center recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Traverse, it’s newest supercomputer. Traverse is a 1.4 petaflop...

Visualizing and Simulating Atomic Structures with CUDA
From insideHPC

Visualizing and Simulating Atomic Structures with CUDA

In this video, John Stone from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign discusses the role of CUDA and GPUs in processing large datasets to visualize and simulate...

Podcast: Advancing Scientific Research with HPC
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Podcast: Advancing Scientific Research with HPC

In this podcast, Dana Chang from Atipa Technologies joins Conversations in the Cloud to discuss Atipa’s Polaris High Performance Computing and Visualization (HPCV)...

Bright Computing Powers Deep Learning at University of North Dakota
From insideHPC

Bright Computing Powers Deep Learning at University of North Dakota

The University of North Dakota is using Bright Computing software to unify its newly designed clustered infrastructure, giving them more versatility, access toBright...

Video: What Can HPC on AWS Do?
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Video: What Can HPC on AWS Do?

Ian Colle from Amazon gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "AWS provides the most elastic and scalable cloud infrastructure to run your HPC applications. WithVideo...

Learning More Efficient Allocation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learning More Efficient Allocation

Consider other possibilities for real time efficiencyArtificial intelligence could help data centers run far more efficientlyMIT system “learns” how to optimally...

New Unpatchable iPhone Exploit Allows Jailbreaking
From Schneier on Security

New Unpatchable iPhone Exploit Allows Jailbreaking

A new iOS exploit allows jailbreaking of pretty much all version of the iPhone. This is a huge deal for Apple, but at least it doesn't allow someone to remotely...

Podcast: Quantum Supremacy? Yes and No!
From insideHPC

Podcast: Quantum Supremacy? Yes and No!

In this podcast, the RadioFreeHPC team discusses the Google/NASA paper, titled “Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor”, that was published...

The price of  a MacBook Air worldwide
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The price of a MacBook Air worldwide

Apple sells identical laptops worldwide. There might be small differences with respect to power adaptors and so forth, but the laptops are the same internally.Continue...
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