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IBM's question-answering Watson supercomputer is building quite the rsum. First it won a much-publicized showdown against the two greatest Jeopardy! champions of all time, then it went to medical school and emerged as a budding oncologist .
With hurricane season less than two weeks away, and meteorologists predicting a very active season, all thoughts are on what happened last year, when a tropical cyclone named Sandy raced north from the Caribbean, hung a sharp left off the Mid-Atlantic coast and smashed into New Jersey and New York, killing 147 people, flooding some of the most ... (more)
My new book, Disruptive Possibilities: How Big Data Changes Everything , is derived directly from my experience as a performance and platform architect in the old enterprise world and the new, Internet-scale world.
Supplying energy to the American people is an increasingly complex task. These complexities include not just the conversion of the various forms of energy into useful forms but also moving the more useful form to where it can be used .
The NWS announced that their main forecasting computer will be upgraded from the current 213 TeraFlops to 2,600 TFlops by fiscal year 2015, over a twelve-fold increase.
The software has been written with a number of useful features for large HPC and cluster environments.. Its components include: Libfreeipmi - A C library that includes KCS, SSIF, and OpenIPMI drivers, IPMI 1.5 and IPMI 2.0 LAN communication interfaces, IPMI packet building utilities, IPMI command utilities, and utilities for ... (more)
Compared with the newest quantum computer from D-Wave Systems of Burnaby, British Columbia, even the world's most powerful supercomputers are ploddingly slow, The New York Times reports.
In this short animation, John Hengeveld , marketing director for high performance computing at Intel, shares his story of undergoing an appendectomy and learning that, as a result of a burst appendix, a rare and cancer-causing material was now circulating in his body.
The Rain Livebook V High-Performance Notebook features a 17.3" FHD display, discrete graphics and an "Ivy Bridge" Core i7 processor.
On May 15, Fortune senior writer Jessi Hempel interviewed IBM CEO Ginni Rometty as a keynote for the National Venture Capital Association's 40th anniversary conference, Venturescape.
The SC13 international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, is accepting nominations for three distinguished awards that will be presented at the conference in November.
May 16, 2013 Kitware, a leading provider of scientific R&D software solutions, today announces new Phase II SBIR funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for the continued development of an open-source, high performance computing simulation and computation framework.
A look at the Beagle supercomputer at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago.