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Burst Buffers Accelerate Scientific Discovery at NERSC

Episode 163: Addison Snell discusses how burst buffers are accelerating scientific solutions at NERSC with special guests Debbie Bard, Big Data Architect, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and Mark Wiertalla, Product marketing director of the storage solutions team at Cray.

AI Gets Top Billing in TSUBAME Sequel; Cloud Providers Face Off in Linpack Showdown

Episode 162: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the latest AI news out of Japan and the latest Linpack showdown.

Intel Delivers Fab News at White House; Cray Finishes 2016 in the Black

Episode161: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman review Intel's Oval Office factory announcement and Cray's year-end fiscal news.

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.

China Whispers About Exascale Prototype; US DOE Frets About Supercomputing Cuts

Episode159: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman break down two countries' divergent plans for supercomputing.

Cray Tapped to Build ARM Supercomputer; Bull and Cavium Team Up on Mont-Blanc Prototype

Episode 158: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss Cray's ARM supercomputer and news from Bull and Cavium.

AMD and Chelsio Launch into New Year; Poker-Playing AI Gets Rematch

Episode157: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss Chelsio and AMD's new Vega system and debate the chances of Carnegie Mellon's poker-playing A.I. system against the pros.

AMD Throws Hat Into Machine Learning Ring; ARM Acquires Allinea

Episode156: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss AMD's machine learning strategy plus ARM's acquisition of Allinea.