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Trump Travel Ban Agitates Tech Community; NCAR Boots Up 5-Petaflop Super

Episode 160: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the high-tech industry's response to Trump's travel ban, NCAR's new five-petaflop supercomputer, and the poker triumph of AI.

NVIDIA Intros Pascal GPU for Desktop Supercomputing

NVIDIA has launched the Quadro GP100, the workstation version of its Pascal Tesla P100 product. The new five-teraflop GPU card is designed for desktop users doing HPC simulations, image rendering, and deep learning work.

Intersect360 Offers Topside View of HPC Market

As a horizontal market, HPC encompasses a fairly wide range of product segments dominated by different vendors. To offer some perspective on this diversity, Intersect360 Research recently provided a synopsis of the leading suppliers of the major hardware and software categories that circumscribe the HPC space.

Scientists Come Up with Blueprint for Supersized Quantum Computer

Quantum computing is back in the news – this time courtesy of a research team that has published a blueprint for what they are calling “the most powerful computer on Earth.” According to the press release issued on Wednesday, a quantum computer based on this blueprint can be built with currently available technologies and would have nearly unlimited computational power.

Trump’s Travel and Immigration Ban Draws Condemnation from US Tech Community

Leaders of some of the largest technology companies in the world spoke out against the Trump administration’s executive order to bar the entry of individuals from seven countries into the US. The order signed last Friday would temporarily prevent citizens from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Libya from entering the country whether or not they had the requisite documentation.