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  • Building a better brain

    Can you build a smarter computer by imitating the human brain? Catherine Schuman of ORNL thinks so. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node First published on Science Node on 3rd January 2018 The human brain weighs three pounds and is made up of more than 100 billion nerve cells that allow us to remember birthdays, recognize and evade […]

  • My adventure as SCinet student volunteer

    Guest post by: Anja Gerbes, Center for Scientific Computing, Frankfurt, Germany I attended SC17 in Denver as a first-time SCinet Student and it was very exciting to learn so many new things in the field of High Performance Computing (HPC). I was responsible for the fibers and, because it was my first-time as a SCinet […]

  • Framework for planning, executing and monitoring cooperating jobs

    Guest post by: Marta Cudova , Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic Marta was one of the early career presenters at the WHPC workshop at SC17. In this post she discusses the work she presented at the workshop. What is this framework? This framework, the k-Dispatch, provides a service offering automated […]

  • Diversity & Inclusion: #WeAreHPC

    Guest blog by: Alison Kennedy, The Hartree Centre High Performance Computing (HPC) and High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA) – the provenance of the Hartree Centre – are rapidly expanding areas of importance to academia and industry, with myriad new employment opportunities arising. It is predicted that the gap between supply and demand of skilled staff […]

  • Heart-felt thanks to the “Women in HPC” workshop!

    On the occasion of thanksgiving, we would like to extend our best wishes to our colleagues in the “Women in HPC” network! You are helping foster long-lasting and impactful associations, and are doing a great service to the community – thanks! We, Ritu Arora and Sharda Dixit, are excited to share our thoughts on the mentoring program that is […]