In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the future of Operating Systems in the new world of computing. In a world that seems to be moving to the cloud and microservices, what will happen to the monolithic OS we have come to know and love?
After that, we go round-robin for our Catch of the Week:
- Henry is on the lookout for big changes in Net Neutrality that could leave some states out in the cold when it comes to big bandwidth.
- Rich reports that the DOE’s Exascale Compute Project has made some changes to their strategic plan that call for the first Exascale system based on a “novel architecture” in 2021.
- Shahin points us to the story of a dinosaur tail (with feathers) that has been found embedded in amber.
- Dan notes that Mark Zuckerberg has made a move to keep control of Facebook should he accept a job in politics.