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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
LLNL announced it will receive a first-of-a-kind brain-inspired supercomputing platform for deep learning developed by IBM Research.
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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Computer Scientist Brian Van Essen is interviewed regarding a new collaboration between LLNL and IBM to apply IBM's first-of-a-kind brain-inspired supercomputing platform for deep learning.
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Monday, March 28, 2016
Lawrence Livermore will begin testing a $1 million computer, the first of its kind, packed with 16 microprocessors that are designed to mimic the way the brain works.
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Simulation snapshot of a hydrogen atom moving through gold.
Friday, March 25, 2016
Livermore scientists Erik Draeger, Xavier Andrade, Abhinav Bhatele, and Alfredo Correa, together with colleagues from the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center and the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, will be presented with a Best Paper Award at the 2016 International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium.
2016 LLNL spring hackathon participants
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Lawrence Livermore’s 2016 spring hackathon saw an all-time high of 68 people participate and matched last year’s spring high of 39 different projects.
Computer rendering of an octet truss that was produced by microstereolithography
Thursday, March 17, 2016
A new U.S. Department of Energy program designed to spur the use of high performance supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing is now seeking a second round of proposals from industry.
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Thursday, March 17, 2016
A new supercomputer simulation of blood moving around the entire human body, run on Livermore's Sequoia supercomputer, compares extremely well with real-world flow measurements, researchers say.
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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
LLNL supercomputers power a LLNL-developed simulation for drug-membrane permeability that increases the development speed for nerve-agent treatments.
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HPC4Mfg awards were announced at NERSC, a partner in the HPC4Mfg Program.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
LLNL and partners have announced 10 new industry projects to advance manufacturing using high-performance computing under the U.S. Department of Energy’s High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program.
Spack has been used to automate and streamline builds for the Livermore radiation hydrodynamics code ARES
Friday, February 19, 2016
The LLNL-developed Spack tool makes it easy for system administrators and developers build, install, and support different configurations of math and physics libraries and other software on the same HPC system.