HPC News Bytes Podcast 20230807: PCIe over Optical, Quantum at Oak Ridge, Domain-Specific Architectures, Intel Expands Oregon Fabs

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Kicking off the week with a fast (4:17) review of the latest HPC news:

  • McKinsey reported on the rise of domain-specific architectures that quantifies the slowdown of Moore’s Law and lists five DSA-boosting trends;
  • Intel’s plans for a massive, billions-dollars-plus expansion of chip fabs in Oregon;
  • PCI-SIG’s new workgroup to deliver PCIe technology over optical connections;
  • Oak Ridge National Lab scientists used a Quantinuum quantum computer to produce “an intriguing scientific result” in solar cell research.

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