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Intel Partners to Personalize Medicine to Fight Disease, Better Prosthetics, Aid Genomics

Three different but related efforts demonstrate the power of HPC in customizing medical advances to individual needs

Intel partnerships are putting ‘personal’ back in medicine with new wearables to aid Huntington’s victims, HPC-level genome decoding, and 3D-printed smart brace for young scoliosis victims, as outlined in this blog by Slashdot…

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Intel, HP Enterprise Team to Create High Performance Computing (HPC) Centers

Centers of Excellence (CoE) designed to ease enterprise, research adoption of HPC platforms

Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have teamed forces to bring the best of their respective HPC offerings including ProLiant Xeon Phi and Apollo Xeon-based servers to help grow this important market segment, according to this brief by…

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Rewriting AI code for more parallelization yields huge performance boost

Xeon Phi boosts image-recognition 50x, general purpose Xeon CPUs net over 25x increase in performance

Less than 5% of today’s workloads run on CPU/GPU combinations today, but Intel has demonstrated how recoding for its Xeon Phi processor along with Xeon CPUs can yield dramatic performance boosts, as outlined in this…

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Intel Partners to Personalize Medicine to Fight Disease, Better Prosthetics, Aid Genomics

Three different but related efforts demonstrate the power of HPC in customizing medical advances to individual needs

Intel partnerships are putting ‘personal’ back in medicine with new wearables to aid Huntington’s victims, HPC-level genome decoding, and 3D-printed smart brace for young scoliosis victims, as outlined in this blog by Slashdot…

Read Full Post Posted in Insights

Intel, HP Enterprise Team to Create High Performance Computing (HPC) Centers

Centers of Excellence (CoE) designed to ease enterprise, research adoption of HPC platforms

Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have teamed forces to bring the best of their respective HPC offerings including ProLiant Xeon Phi and Apollo Xeon-based servers to help grow this important market segment, according to this brief by…

Read Full Post Posted in News

Rewriting AI code for more parallelization yields huge performance boost

Xeon Phi boosts image-recognition 50x, general purpose Xeon CPUs net over 25x increase in performance

Less than 5% of today’s workloads run on CPU/GPU combinations today, but Intel has demonstrated how recoding for its Xeon Phi processor along with Xeon CPUs can yield dramatic performance boosts, as outlined in this…

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Machine Learning with “Pattern” for Python

Open Source web-mining module from University of Antwerp speeds data mining, network analysis, natural language processing

With a continued focus on machine learning, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton blogs about a new tool from Belgian researchers aptly called Pattern, and how to use it to enhance your Python code

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MIT Labs “Milk” C/C++ to speed Big Data Jobs

OpenMP extension dubbed “Milk” designed to speed big data processing by 3-4 x without changing languages

Big Data developers need not turn to new languages such as “R” to get the job done, thanks to C++ extensions MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have made by augmenting OpenMP, according…

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NSF Awards $110 Million Grant for Research Access to Supercomputing

XSEDE project provides access to nearly a dozen university supercomputers

Thousands of scientists and researchers will continue to benefit from the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which received a big boost from NSF according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Deep Learning with Python TensorFlow

Revealing hidden patterns as part of machine learning systems

Using artificial neural networks, Deep Learning aims to yield ‘artificial intelligence-like’ results by finding hidden patterns, as demonstrated in this blog by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton

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