#HPCMatters – Growing Your Food

#HPCMatters – Growing Your Food

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersWhen I hear the word farming, the first thing that comes to mind is my maternal grandfather, Pawpaw Karnes, working on his farm. I think of hay bales, cattle, crops, and robbing the bees; I think of dirt, sweat, and the smell of country air, […]

The UberCloud Experiment Shows Why #HPCMatters

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersEvery year when we gather for SC, we wait with bated breath for the announcement of the next Top500 list. It’s our own little celebration of the ever-growing size and power of the high-end supercomputers. We use these systems to answer some of the most […]

TORQUE BoF 2014: Past, Present and Future

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersSupercomputing 2014 is almost here. And for the fifth time in the last six years that means it is also time for the Supercomputing TORQUE Birds of a Feather. Aside from the stress of preparing for the meeting I really love this event. My first […]

#HPCMatters in Art

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersJanet Echelman is probably not a name many would recognize in HPC circles. She isn’t a research scientist or a HPC advocate. She doesn’t work for one of the industry vendors, nor is she a university professor leading one of the competitive student teams. Janet […]

Siri and the Machine, or the Future of HPC

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersI was sitting in my hotel room this morning, working on my laptop. Given that it was just me, I thought a little music would be nice. Picking up my iPhone, I flicked it on and held down the button to summon Siri to ask […]

Why #HPCMatters

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersBack in March, I posted the SC14 video introducing this year’s theme: #HPCMatters. Since then several different organizations have posted videos expressing why #HPCmatters to them and should to the rest of us. Today, I’d like to share a few of those videos with you […]

Perspectives and Personas

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersRight now I am in India, a land of beauty filled with wonderful people. It has been said India is an assault on all of your senses, I believe that is true. The colors, sounds, flavors and smells exude the essence of foreign and exotic […]