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Texas A&M System Building Up HPC and Supercomputing in IBM Deal

The Texas A&M University System is engaging with IBM in a wide-ranging agreement that expands the use of IBM technologies by the institution and could station IBM people on campus to work with university researchers.
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Carbon nanotube heatsink could trigger a revolution in CPU clock speeds

Carbon nanotube heatsink could trigger a revolution in CPU clock speeds | HPC | Scoop.it
New carbon-nanotube breakthroughs could help create a far more efficient heat transfer method in CPU cores -- and help return us to classic scaling methods.
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New Accelerated Visualization and Data Analytics Resources for Open Science Community

New Accelerated Visualization and Data Analytics Resources for Open Science Community | HPC | Scoop.it
This month, the Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, US, along with technology partners HP and NVIDIA, will deploy Maverick- a powerful, high-performance visualization and data analytics resource for the open...
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Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue | HPC | Scoop.it
Can a thinking, remembering, decision-making, biologically accurate brain be built from a supercomputer? (Can a thinking, remembering, decision-making, biologically accurate brain be built from a supercomputer?
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New Supercomputing Method Helps Energy and Materials Research

New Supercomputing Method Helps Energy and Materials Research | HPC | Scoop.it
New Supercomputing Method Helps Energy and Materials Research - http://t.co/BvkTRhOVYu http://t.co/BvkTRhOVYu
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Introduction to supercomputing: Perspectives and opportunities

HPC is defined and introduced as a logical extension of scientists' and researchers' efforts to find answers to the big questions of life and to understand t...
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Supercomputer Models Human Brain Activity

Supercomputer Models Human Brain Activity | HPC | Scoop.it
One of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, Japan's K computer, has for the first time successfully modeled human brain activity.
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DOE Supercomputing Aims for 100-200 PFLOPS in 2017

DOE Supercomputing Aims for 100-200 PFLOPS in 2017 | HPC | Scoop.it
In a recent post on Atomic City Underground, Frank Munger examines the progress made by the CORAL project, which HPCwire detailed last year.
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This is what a $400 million dollar supercomputer looks like - the Chinese Tianhe-2

This is what a $400 million dollar supercomputer looks like - the Chinese Tianhe-2 | HPC | Scoop.it
Asians... "@9GAGTweets: This is what a $400 million dollar supercomputer looks.. - http://t.co/GMCYR0t5nn"
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Illumina’s DNA Supercomputer Ushers in the $1,000 Human Genome

Illumina’s DNA Supercomputer Ushers in the $1,000 Human Genome | HPC | Scoop.it
"Illumina’s DNA Supercomputer Ushers in the $1,000 Human Genome - Businessweek" http://t.co/Zew3lduNQx $ILMN
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Fujitsu Simulates 3,000-Atom Nano Device

Fujitsu Simulates 3,000-Atom Nano Device | HPC | Scoop.it
This week Fujitsu Laboratories announced that it has successfully simulated the electrical properties of a 3,000-atom nano device.
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Sony’s PlayStation Now uses custom-designed hardware with eight PS3s on a single motherboard

Sony’s PlayStation Now uses custom-designed hardware with eight PS3s on a single motherboard | HPC | Scoop.it
Sony is developing new PS3 server hardware with eight consoles per board to combat lag and space limitations.
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Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier

This talk took place on September 25, 2013

 

John Phillip Preskill is an American theoretical physicist and the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).


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Piz Daint Supercomputer Shows the Way Ahead on Efficiency

Piz Daint Supercomputer Shows the Way Ahead on Efficiency | HPC | Scoop.it
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More Flops, Less Watts: The Piz Daint supercomputer gets high marks for both speed and efficiency.
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Texas A&M Physicist Says Stronger Benchmarks Needed to Fully Quantify Quantum Speedup

Texas A&M Physicist Says Stronger Benchmarks Needed to Fully Quantify Quantum Speedup | HPC | Scoop.it
Texas A&M University, College of Science
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New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain

New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain | HPC | Scoop.it
In what is the largest and most significant effort to re-create the human brain to date, an international group of researchers has secured $1.6 billion to fund the incredibly ambitious Human Brain Project.
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Supercomputer runs longest simulation of brain activity to date

Supercomputer runs longest simulation of brain activity to date | HPC | Scoop.it
One of the world's most powerful supercomputers has finally done what had seemed impossible: successfully modelled brain activity.
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IU plays key role in two new national supercomputing systems

IU plays key role in two new national supercomputing systems | HPC | Scoop.it
Partnerships with new Texas and San Diego systems will bring resources and jobs to Indiana (IU plays key role in two new national supercomputing systems | IT News & Events http://t.co/CRgOg5y1gv...
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Parallella: A Supercomputer For Everyone

Parallella: A Supercomputer For Everyone | HPC | Scoop.it
Dear Friends and backers,Now that everything is finally on the table, we can provide a more complete summary of where the Parallella board production pipeline stands. But first, we want to share this awesome demo that community member @shodruky did!
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Supercomputing Reveals Arctic Cyclones are more Common than Previously Thought

Supercomputing Reveals Arctic Cyclones are more Common than Previously Thought | HPC | Scoop.it
Researchers are HPC resources at the Ohio Supercomputer Center to better understand current weather patterns and potential climate change in the future.
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Flying Snakes on GPUs

Flying Snakes on GPUs | HPC | Scoop.it
"It would be hard to put a flying snake in a wind tunnel. So we are trying to put them in GPUs instead—via computational fluid dynamics.
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NERSC Supercomputers Push Cosmological Limits

NERSC Supercomputers Push Cosmological Limits | HPC | Scoop.it
HPC in the Cloud; HPC on Wall Street. 2009 · 2008 · Market Watch; Events. Featured Events · Media and Event Partnerships · Photo Gallery ... Podcast: NERSC Supercomputers Push Cosmological Limits. Nicole Hemsoth.
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NSA Building Quantum Supercomputer

NSA Building Quantum Supercomputer | HPC | Scoop.it
Quantum computers that can perform vast numbers of calculations simultaneously may be closer to science fiction than reality, but previously unpublished documents indicate the secretive U.S. Nationa...
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New benchmarks raise doubt over D-Wave’s ‘quantum computer,’ but Google is optimistic long-term

New benchmarks raise doubt over D-Wave’s ‘quantum computer,’ but Google is optimistic long-term | HPC | Scoop.it
Google has released the results of new benchmarks run on its joint quantum computer, and the results are interesting.
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Quantum Computer Passes Math Test, But Doesn't Answer the Big Question

Quantum Computer Passes Math Test, But Doesn't Answer the Big Question | HPC | Scoop.it
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hedgeshandy's comment, October 17, 2013 6:32 AM
Awe-inspiring...!!