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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Livermore, which signed a $1 million contract with IBM for the TrueNorth unit, will be exploring how this new technology might play a role in areas such as cybersecurity and physical simulation.
Source: IEEE Spectrum Article Read More
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Computation's Carol Woodward and others are featured in this LLNL-produced video on what it’s like to be a female scientist at Livermore and how that’s changed over the years.
Source: LLNL Video Read More
Friday, April 1, 2016
Commodity Technology Systems, delivered to NNSA labs this month, will serve researchers in the Advanced Simulation and Computing program, a cornerstone of nuclear stockpile stewardship.
Source: InsideHPC Article Read More
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.
Source: LLNL News Article Read More
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.
Source: YouTube Video Read More
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.
Source: Wall Street Journal Article Read More
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.
Source: LLNL News Article Read More
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.
Source: BBC News Article Read More