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DOE Opens RFP for Exascale; Up to $1.8 Billion for CORAL-2

Episode 219: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze the DOE’s newly-announced RFP for U.S. Exascale projects.

Paderborn Selects Cray FPGA Cluster; RIKEN Taps Matsuoka as Center Director

Episode 2018: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze Paderborn's selection of Cray for its FPGA cluster and RIKEN's selection of Satoshi Matsuoka as Center Director.

AI, Graphics, and Scientific Computing; All Things GPU at GTC18

Episode 217: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman review the news from NVIDIA's GTC18 conference.

IBM Bets the House on AI in Las Vegas; Cray Wins Bid for Fusion Science Supercomputer

Episode 216: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss IBM's focus on AI at the IBM Think Conference, plus Cray's Fusion Science supercomputer win.

Google Targets Quantum Supremacy; Brain Simulation Gets Ready for Exascale

Episode 215: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the advent of quantum and brain mapping in HPC.

Lenovo Launches New HPC Platform; White House Floats Budget for Exascale

Episode 214: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze this week's top HPC news, including Lenovo's new water-cooled HPC system and the latest US Exascale project budget.

Google Rents Out TPUs; Cray Financials Take a Nosedive

Episode 213: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze Google's latest move and what Cray's financials say about the HPC industry.

Silicon Photonics, 64-bit ARM, and Singularity Containers; New Startups Take On HPC and Hyperscale

Episode 212: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze the offerings and outlook for several new HPC startups.

China to Defend TOP500 Title; Samsung Launches Challenge to Intel Operations

Episode 211: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss China's bid to stay atop the TOP500 list and Samsung's surprising takeover of the #1 chip supplier spot.

DOE Solicits Projects for Mystery Exascale Architecture; Atos Gets Big Win in Germany

Episode 210: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman ponder the DOE's mystery Aurora architecture and Atos' 12-Petaflop German installation.