Inspur announces at the annual meeting that it has set up an artificial intelligence department, and will continue to introduce innovative computing platforms geared towards AI applications. “Inspur will continue to provide advanced AI computing solutions to meet the rapidly increasing demand for AI applications”, says Liu Jun, General Manager of the AI and HPC […]
Elon Musk, the auto and space entrepreneur and severe critic of artificial intelligence, is forming a new venture that reportedly will seek to develop an interface between the human brain and computers. The initial goal is aiding the disabled, but the visionary inventor reportedly views the AI startup as a way of forging non-verbal forms […]
On Thursday, Google announced that MIT math professor and computational number theorist Andrew V. Sutherland had set a record for the largest Google Compute Engine (GCE) job. Sutherland ran the massive mathematics workload on 220,000 GCE cores using preemptible virtual machine instances.
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As its mission, the high performance computing center for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, NERSC (the National Energy Research Supercomputer Center), supports a broad spectrum of forefront scientific research across diverse areas that includes climate, material science, chemistry, fusion energy, high-energy physics and many others. “We have about 6,000 users – with […]
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DENVER, Colo., April 21, 2017 — The increase in the risk from cyberattacks has received significant attention from the research and education (R&E) community and has spurred many campuses to adopt new security controls and implement additional tools to protect their institutions. These risks include: ransomware attacks which typically attacks a system or computer with […]
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MARKHAM, Ontario, April 21, 2017 — The Royal Canadian Institute for Science (RCIS) will award IBM Canada (NYSE: IBM) the 2017 William Edmond Logan Award tonight at an award ceremony held at the MarS Discovery Centre in Toronto. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the public awareness of science by an institution or an organization. The William […]
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When it comes to the true performance of the latest silicon, every end user knows that the best processor is the one that works best for their application. An interim step between touted “peak” specs and real-world performance is where benchmarking comes in as a useful exercise that can reveal new insights. With Nvidia’s Pascal-based […]
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