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Reaching for the Stormy Cloud with Chameleon


Some scientists dream about big data. Computer scientists developed a way for parallel and Hadoop file systems to talk to each other, tailored for NASA with help from the NSF-funded Chameleon cloud testbed.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.52MB - Duration: 12:33 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

When Data's Deep, Dark Places Need to be Illuminated


Human trafficking is being fought with the help of a supercomputer in a Defense Department DARPA project.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 32.87MB - Duration: 23:42 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

How to See Living Machines


XSEDE Stampede supercomputer models 3-D human pre-initiation complex

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.1MB - Duration: 15:09 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

Lori Diachin Highlights Supercomputing Technical Program


Supercomputing focus on exascale architectures, cognitive computing, diversity, and more

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.18MB - Duration: 11:34 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

John McCalpin Surveys Memory Bandwidth of Supercomputers


History and strategies of memory bandwidth vs. computation outlined at SC16

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 33.49MB - Duration: 24:09 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

Sadasivan Shankar Proposes Co-design 3.0 for Supercomputing


Lego-like modularity recommended for architecture, hardware, algorithms, software, applications

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 29.64MB - Duration: 21:19 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

Kelly Gaither Starts Advanced Computing for Social Change


XSEDE, SC16, and TACC host week-long event to engage students in computing challenge

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 28.95MB - Duration: 20:51 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

John West Leads Diversity Efforts in Supercomputing


Several long-term efforts underway at Supercomputing Conference to build up diversity

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.76MB - Duration: 17:05 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

New Hikari Supercomputer Starts Solar HVDC


First supercomputer in U.S. that uses solar and HVDC launched by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (Japan), NTT FACILITIES, INC., and the University of Texas at Austin.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.43MB - Duration: 11:01 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

Soybean science blooms with supercomputers


It takes a supercomputer to grow a better soybean. A project called the Soybean Knowledge Base, or SoyKB for short, wants to do just that. Scientists at the University of Missouri-Columbia made SoyKB a publicly-available web resource for all soybean data.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.8MB - Duration: 11:17 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

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