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Canada Begins Big Petascale Push; Machine Learning Catches a Wave

Episode 171: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman react to Canada's Petascale announcement and discuss Wave Computing's plans to break into machine learning.

Intel Reverses Course on IDF and Lustre; Xeon Phi and Omni-Path Make Cloud Debut

Episode 170: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss Intel's latest HPC moves.

Gerrymandering Meets Supercomputing; Russian HPC Shows Its Age

Episode 169: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss a new supercomputing application that could be used in a gerrymandering case before the Supreme Court, and a Russian attempt to display its HPC prowess backfires.

Google Justifies In-House Processor; EU Plans Home-Grown Exascale

Episode 168: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss Google’s plans to scale its Tensor Processing Units through the cloud and the EU’s announced development of a home-grown exascale system.

Intel Renews Debate About Moore's Law; UK Builds Out Supercomputing Centers

Episode 167: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman interpret Intel's take on the Moore's Law debate and the impact of Britain's 20 million pound supercomputing investment.

U.S. Frets Over Chinese Supercomputing; Addison's Testimony From Capitol Hill

Episode 166: U.S. Government report examines China's supercomputing leadership bid and Addison Snell testifies in front of U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

IBM Sets Quantum Computing on Commercialization Path; Microsoft and Facebook Offer GPU Server Designs

Episode 165: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss IBM's path to commercializing quantum computing and take a look at Microsoft and Facebook's GPU server designs.

Google Cloud Gets High Performance Boost; India Promises 10-Petaflop Supercomputer

Episode 164: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the latest news on Google's processor updates and promises of a 10-petaflop system out of India.

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.