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Nvidia: Eight bits ought to be enough for anybody ... doing AI

Analysis New machine-learning-tuned Pascal GPUs are gonna party like it's 1989

Oz universities plan big iron to look for gravitational waves

AU$3.5 million in OzGRav grant will go on new super

US Dept of Energy flings cash at exascale simulators

Because everybody wants to run better exploding star simulations

Fujitsu's billion-dollar ARM supercomputer delayed by up to 2 years

Japan's exascale Flagship 2020 looking more like Flagship 2022 after CPU design headaches

Hardcore core-to-core comms core-alled into hardware

Intel and boffins let cores talk among themselves without software mediation

Fujitsu: Why we chose 64-bit ARM over SPARC for our exascale super

Hot Chips Clue: When was the last time you heard nice things about SPARC Linux?

Little ARMs pump 2,048-bit muscles in training for Fujitsu's Post-K exascale mega-brain

Hot Chips NEON is so 80s, er, 90s, no, 2000s, wait, 2010s

Nvidia welcomes Intel into AI era: Fancy a benchmark deathmatch?

HPC blog We love your deep learning benchmark 'mistakes'

Intel teases geeks with 2017 AI hyper-chip: Xeon Phi Knights Mill

IDF16 Well, at least we know what our future cyber overlords' brains will be called

Xeon Phight! Phight! Phight! Nvidia says Intel cheated benchmarks

Xeon Phi vs. GPU comparison needs a level playing field

OMG: HPE gobbles SGI for HPC. WTF?

Biz once valued at billions bought for $275m in three-letter mergasm

PCs? Eh, who needs 'em? Nvidia asks while hoovering up more cash

Graphics chip biz talks up investments in VR and AI after record quarter

Intel gobbles AI chip biz Nervana for $350m

Chipzilla wants upstart's algorithms

Hot iron: Knights Landing hits 100 gigaflops in plasma physics benchmark

Russian physicists give Chipzilla's HPC star the elephant stamp

Cray profits literally go up in smoke after electrical incident

Ready-to-ship systems canned after equipment failure at factory

Seagate to dismount and fsck its ClusterStor?

'We're unable to provide any other information at this time'

Google tests its own quantum computer – both qubits of it

Here's something to like about 2016: 'Quantum Software Engineer' is a job title

It's neat having speedy, flashy boxen but they need connecting, too

HPC Blog Surveying the competitors in the upcoming interconnect war

China prototypes pre-exascale super trio with its own non-US chips

No American CPUs and accelerators in sight

Rise up! Rise up! Rise up to the OpenPOWER Developer Challenge

Promo Satisfy your need for data-intensive speed

Points tables unveiled: Who needs sport? Follow HPC kids' summer cluster cup final

HPC Blog Third trophy for South Africa

Lenovo HPC bounces back after IBM spinoff

High performance biz has grown... and customers.. well, they're a little different

WTF is WRF and Clover? Cluster kids use HPC grunt to solve the mystery

HPC blog Gruelling apps put ISC students through grinder

Powerful ARMs, heaving racks ... yes, of course it's this year's student cluster-building contest

HPC Blog Meet the ISC'16 Student Cluster warriors

Undergrads build 12.6-TFLOPS cluster out of four nodes, 112 cores

HPC Blog New student LINPACK record step

Cray explores options for supercomputing-as-a-service

Should you run your weather simulations in the cloud?

It's all fun and games until someone loses a rack*

HPC Blog Student cluster configurations stretch imagination, credulity

Nice cluster, kid. But can these supercomputing students actually predict the weather?

HPC blog It's hard enough for the Met Office...

Plump Dell lays its table for the upcoming HPC Stampede

Texas gamble accompanies business trio

Supercomputers in 2030: Lots of exaflops and LOTS of DRAM

The future – like the past, but much hotter and drinking way more juice

Intel's Knights Landing: Fresh x86 Xeon Phi lineup for HPC and AI

Machine learning folk, you want to sit up and pay attention here

Intel-supported Open HPC stack to land in Q4

Shrink-wrapped software stack for big ironmongers

Fujitsu picks 64-bit ARM for Japan's monster 1,000-PFLOPS super

ISC Sparc dumped in high-RISC maneuver?

Start massaging your wallet: DDN buffs up EXAScaler Lustre HPC storage rig

ISC ES14K can be all flash or a disk-flash combo and has Intel SW inside

Home-cooked tech helps China topple US as top supercomputer user

ISC Chucking money, engineering talent at HPC pays off

All aboard the PCIe bus for Nvidia's Tesla P100 supercomputer grunt

ISC No NVLink CPU? No problem

Open MPI gets closer to exascale-ready code

Next version release candidate drops, stable gets bug-fixes

Forget your stupid campus party. I'm going to Frankfurt to do some HPC

HPC Blog Students race to build biggest, baddest cluster from off-the-shelf kit

It's not us, it's you: Boffins ditch supercomputers in lust for new materials

Tianhe-2, sit down. We've... we've built a simulator

'MongoDB ate my containers!'

Line Break Plus: How to rack up a huge supercomputer bill using rsh

From iWarp to Knight's Landing: James Reinders leaves Intel

Well-known evangelist for software parallelism is retiring early

Hadoop rigs are really supercomputers waiting for the right discipline

So says IBM, as it re-tunes its Spectrum HPC-wranglers for clustered workloads