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Achieving Zen in China; HPE Wins Blue Brain 5

Episode 234: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss China's Zen and Switzerland's Big Blue Brain.

A Tightening Exascale Race Reveals Underlying Forces Shaping Supercomputing

The competition between the US, China, and Japan to field the first exascale supercomputer looks a lot closer than it did a couple of years ago. But the real significance of the narrowing schedules reflects a shift in technology preferences and a trend toward domestic control of HPC hardware.

Neuromorphic Computing Breaks New Ground in Brain Simulation

A massively parallel neuromorphic computer, known as SpiNNaker, has been used to perform a brain simulation on par with the best results obtained on a conventional supercomputer.

AI Predicts Side Effects of Drug Interactions

Computer scientists from Stanford University have developed a convolutional neural network that can predict side effects when drugs are taken in combination.

European Processor Initiative Takes Aim at Exascale; HPC Cloud Computing on the Upswing

Episode 233: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the European exascale initiative and Intersect360 Research's HPC market overview.