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Getting the Most From Your Cache: Data Locality

In this video, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker demonstrates how to organize data in a program to take advantage of your cache. It shows three techniques for improving cache utilization in code. The main concept for all three techniques is achieving data locality.  

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Getting Started with Numba for Python

  Love Python but hate the slow, interpreted code? In this video Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton shows you how to get going with the Numba compiler

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Visual Computing 2017: A Look At OpenCV

Simplifies image manipulation for a broad range of languages and platforms Ten years on from its first 1.0 release, OpenCV (Short for Open Computer Vision) is a C++ library that lets you create software with real-time computer vision. Originally developed in Russia for Intel, it’s fully open source and includes …

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UC San Diego To Build Cyberinfrastructure for NASA Research

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography have been awarded a NASA grant to build the cyber-infrastructure that will house NASA satellite data that tracks changes in the Earth’s ice sheets. The cyberinfrastucture platform will be used for discovery, access and visualization of …

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Old Supercomputers Never Die, They Just Get Repurposed

Instead of retiring its five-year-old Gordon supercomputer, the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) has struck a deal with a New York-based research institute that will use the aging, but still fast system for scientific research. SDSC has reached a two-year agreement to allow the Simons Foundation’s Flatiron Institute to use …

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Intel Fuels Wave Of Training To Stave Off Data Scientist Shortage

Focus on AI, Machine Learning application development yields base for next generation of data scientists The shortage of data scientists that was “becoming a serious constraint” according to a 2012 article in Harvard Business Review, never became a major crisis largely due to the explosive growth in data-science training during …

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New Intel Hybrid Cloud Datacenter Security Aims at “Shadow IT” Users

The increasing complexity of datacenter infrastructures and the challenge of protecting them is shifting InfoSec professionals away from best-of-breed tools in favor of more automation and integration, according to new research from Intel. An Intel survey published Feb. 12 found that 93 percent of companies use cloud services of some …

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What’s New in Intel Python Update 2?

The 2nd update to Intel Python (1.2) came out in February 2017. As well as updates to many packages there are 17 new Python packages included. These have been selected by Intel and where possible optimized to work with the Intel Math Kernel Library (Intel MKL), Intel Thread Building Blocks …

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Supercomputing Expected To Help Increase Life Expectancy By A Decade

Supercomputers will give rise to advances in personalized medicine, which will improve healthcare and potentially increase people’s life expectancy by five to ten years, says the head of an Ireland’s national high-performance computing center. Jean-Christophe Desplat, director of the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC), made the prediction in a …

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