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DOE: $84M Funding Opportunity for Urban Climate Research

March 25, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $84 million for new observational, modeling, and simulation studies to improve the accuracy of community-scale climate research and inform equitable climate solutions to minimize adverse impacts caused by climate change. Research will focus on three tightly related scientific topics—atmospheric and environmental […]

NVIDIA Announces DGX H100 ‘AI Infrastructure’ Systems

San Jose, March 22, 2022 — NVIDIA today announced the fourth-generation NVIDIA DGX system, which the company said is the first AI platform to be built with its new H100 Tensor Core GPUs. DGX H100 systems deliver the scale demanded to meet the massive compute requirements of large language models, recommender systems, healthcare research and climate science. […]

HEAVY.AI Introduces Capabilities for Growing Data Sets and Decision-Quality Information

SAN FRANCISCO – March 22, 2022 – Advanced analytics company HEAVY.AI today announced the limited release of HEAVY.AI 6.0, with general availability to follow in April. The new capabilities, such as HeavyConnect, deliver improved analytics performance and faster time to decision-quality information, allowing organizations to immediately extract value from their data. HEAVY.AI 6.0 empowers stakeholders to learn and make […]

NVIDIA at GTC: 60+ Updates to CUDA-X Libraries for Accelerated Computing

As NVIDIA kicked off virtual GTC this morning, the company unveiled more than 60 updates to its CUDA-X libraries, tools and technologies for developers building accelerated applications in HPC-related fields such as 6G, quantum computing, genomics, drug discovery and logistics optimization, as well as robotics, cybersecurity and data analytics. NVIDIA also said the CUDA platform […]

PNNL and Micron Partner to Push Memory Boundaries for HPC and AI

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Micron are are developing an advanced memory system to support AI for scientific computing. The work is designed to address AI’s insatiable demand for live data — to push the boundaries of memory-bound AI applications — by connecting memory across processors in a technology strategy utilizing the […]

@HPCpodcast: Argonne’s Rick Stevens Surveys Trends and Technologies Driving AI for Science — Part 1

If HPC had a band of rock stars, Rick Stevens might well be lead guitarist and do the vocals. The associate lab director and Exascale Computing Initiative leader at Argonne National Lab (and professor at the University of Chicago) has one of the most impressive records of sustained achievement in the HPC community. Here, in part one of a two-part episode of the @HPCpodcast, Stevens takes up the topic of AI is changing the face of science from the points of view of a scientist and a computer scientist.

WEKA Appoints Nilesh Patel as Chief Product Officer

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 1, 2022 – Data platform for AI company WEKA today announced that Nilesh Patel has joined as its first Chief Product Officer. Reporting to CEO and co-founder Liran Zvibel, Patel will be responsible for developing WEKA’s mid-to-long term product and solutions roadmap and driving associated technology alliances and services delivery as the company enters […]

OmniSci Rebrands as HEAVY.AI

SAN FRANCISCO – March 1, 2022 – Advanced analytics company OmniSci announced its rebrand to HEAVY.AI with the intent of helping enterprises face a new era of challenges in leveraging their big location and time data to visualize and identify business opportunities and risks. The pace of new digital data being created continues to skyrocket. […]

@HPCpodcast Special Edition: HPC/AI-Powered Geopolitcal Cyberwar and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine may involve a heavy measure of cyberwar, a new and shrouded form of espionage and sabotage with potentially devastating impacts. Here we offer a special edition of the @HPCpodcast to discuss the role of “geopolitical cyberwar” — nation-state cyber strategies driven by combinations of HPC and AI, and the relative sophistication of the Russians vs. the U.S. and western Europe. Our guest: Richard Stiennon (his Google Books profile), he is a cyber security industry analyst and author who was formerly of Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice and a Forbes columnist. Stiennon told us he is surprised

Woman in Data Science Worldwide Conference to Be Held March 7

Women in Data Science will hold its conference on Monday, March 7, 2022, a technical conference featuring outstanding women doing exceptional work in data science and related fields, in a variety of domains. For more information about the conference, refer to our website: widsconference.org The WiDS Worldwide conference is a hybrid event, taking place in-person at […]