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Supercomputers Find Potential Drugs to Fight Heart Disease

Xeon-based supercomputers help find promising new drugs for arrhythmia, heart failure, other deadly diseases

US and Austria-based researchers are using a trio of supercomputers to help find more effective medications, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Texas Solar-Powered Supercomputer Eschews AC for Solar and DC Power

400 Teraflop/second behemoth runs on high-voltage DC (HVDC)system and solar panels

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)’s Xeon-powered “Hikari” supercomputer cluster may usher in an era of solar and HVDC powered equipment, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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What is “Deep Learning”?

A Primer on Deep Learning vs. Machine Learning

Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker discusses how to use the Intel Data Analytics Acceleration Library (DAAL) to take machine learning past simple regression training

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Python, Pattern, Program! Machine Learning for Multiprocessing Simplified

Using “Pattern” Library with Python2 to speed coding of machine learning apps

In the third installment of his Machine Learning series, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton takes a look at the “Pattern” library from U. Antwerp, designed to accelerate development of machine learning applications for multiprocessor environments

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Supercomputers Find Potential Drugs to Fight Heart Disease

Xeon-based supercomputers help find promising new drugs for arrhythmia, heart failure, other deadly diseases

US and Austria-based researchers are using a trio of supercomputers to help find more effective medications, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

Read Full Post Posted in News

Texas Solar-Powered Supercomputer Eschews AC for Solar and DC Power

400 Teraflop/second behemoth runs on high-voltage DC (HVDC)system and solar panels

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)’s Xeon-powered “Hikari” supercomputer cluster may usher in an era of solar and HVDC powered equipment, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

Read Full Post Posted in News

What is “Deep Learning”?

A Primer on Deep Learning vs. Machine Learning

Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker discusses how to use the Intel Data Analytics Acceleration Library (DAAL) to take machine learning past simple regression training

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Intel Partners to Personalize Medicine to Fight Disease, Better Prosthetics, Aid Genomics

Three different but related efforts demonstrate the power of HPC in customizing medical advances to individual needs

Intel partnerships are putting ‘personal’ back in medicine with new wearables to aid Huntington’s victims, HPC-level genome decoding, and 3D-printed smart brace for young scoliosis victims, as outlined in this blog by Slashdot…

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Intel, HP Enterprise Team to Create High Performance Computing (HPC) Centers

Centers of Excellence (CoE) designed to ease enterprise, research adoption of HPC platforms

Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have teamed forces to bring the best of their respective HPC offerings including ProLiant Xeon Phi and Apollo Xeon-based servers to help grow this important market segment, according to this brief by…

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Rewriting AI code for more parallelization yields huge performance boost

Xeon Phi boosts image-recognition 50x, general purpose Xeon CPUs net over 25x increase in performance

Less than 5% of today’s workloads run on CPU/GPU combinations today, but Intel has demonstrated how recoding for its Xeon Phi processor along with Xeon CPUs can yield dramatic performance boosts, as outlined in this…

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