The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The Swiss National Supercomputing Center will upgrade its supercomputer with Nvidia graphics processors to enable the system to more accurately predict the weather in the steep mountains of the Swiss Alps.
By Loek Essers | 08 April, 2013 10:08
A consortium of 100 vendors will publish a new 3D DRAM spec that by next year will offer data rate speeds of up to 28Gbps for FPGAs, ASICs and ASSPs.
By Lucas Mearian | 02 April, 2013 16:38
"The Croods" is the most sophisticated 3D film to date from DreamWorks, having taken 15 million more compute hours to render and 250TB of storage to make
By Lucas Mearian | 26 March, 2013 10:11
IBM executives who are working with healthcare systems to perfect supercomputer Watson's ability to diagnose and suggest treatments. And by 2020, Watson could fit on a smartphone.
By Lucas Mearian | 05 March, 2013 18:42
New research by Indiana University shows using artificial intelligence to understand and predict the outcomes of medical treatment could reduce health care costs by more than 50% while also improving patient outcomes by nearly the same amount.
By Lucas Mearian | 12 February, 2013 23:46
The European Union is moving to build a high-performance computing industry to challenge U.S. dominance, but it doesn't want to play catch-up. It wants to leapfrog, and it is seeing whether ARM Holdings technology can give it that edge.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 15 November, 2012 11:13
Steve Jobs was right about apps in more ways than perhaps he ever knew. The concept of using apps to make software easily available and affordable to large numbers is arriving in high performance computing.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 14 November, 2012 11:18