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Georg Hager Interview on the Parallel Universe Computing Challenge

Georg Hager, Erlangen Regional Computing Center

Georg Hager, Erlangen Regional Computing Center

Over at the Data Stack, Mike Bernhardt has posted an interview with Georg Hager, who lead Team Germany to victory in the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC13.

People are interested in performance, that’s why they attend SC (mostly). But there is such little competition outside the academic peer review that an idea such as the PUCC was bound to attract large crowds. Let’s be honest, most “fun” events at conferences are more or less embarrassing, but the PUCC was different. It was an all-new flavor of fun that was previously unseen at SC. And it wasn’t even a part of the official schedule.

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In related news, Intel is seeking team applications for the next Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14.

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