In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the news highlights for the week leading up to Friday the 13th of May, 2016:
- Fujitsu to Build 25 Petaflop Supercomputer at JCAHPC in Japan. Based on the Intel Scalable System Framework, the system will be deployed at the Joint Center for Advanced High-Performance Computing (JCAHPC), which is jointly operated by the University of Tokyo and the University of Tsukuba.
- OpenPOWER Summit Coming to Frankfurt June 16-17. Held just prior to ISC 2016, the event will bring together OpenPOWER Foundation members, keynote speakers, developer labs, clients and researchers and academics. There will also be an exhibitor pavilion for OpenPOWER Members to demonstrate their latest advancements and track focused on CAPI-solutions.
- Combating the Spread of Disease with HPC. In this era of global air travel, NSF-funded researchers are using supercomputers to equip policy makers with the evidence needed to make fast, accurate choices in the event of an epidemic.
- D-Wave Systems Launches Quantum for Quants Online Community. The online community will allow quantitative finance and quantum computing professionals to share ideas and insights regarding quantum technology and to explore its application to the finance industry. Through this community financial industry experts will also be granted access to quantum computing software tools, simulators, and other resources and expertise to explore the best ways to tackle the most difficult computational problems in finance using entirely new techniques.