Nvidia's Bill Dally on Future Challenges of Large-Scale Computing

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Scientific Computing is featuring an interview with Bill Dally, Nvidia’s Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President of Research. Dally will keynote ISC’13 with a talk entitled “Future Challenges of Large-Scale Computing.”

The biggest impediment to innovation is legacy software. Many innovations are held back by the need for backward compatibility — or by the excessive focus on yesterday’s software at the expense of tomorrow’s software. To address this challenge, at the same time we develop new architectures and software techniques, we work to develop a path for legacy software to migrate to the new architecture.

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