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LLNL Computing’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets. For more information on computing at LLNL, please explore the resources below.



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The Case for Open Source Software

Monday, July 16, 2018
LLNL computer engineer Ian Lee writes about the benefits of open-source software in this guest blog post for 18F, a tech agency within the U.S. General Services Administration.
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Researchers Work to Advance Understanding of Hydrodynamic Instabilities in NIF and Astrophysics

Monday, July 16, 2018
In a recent PNAS paper, LLNL and Univ. of Michigan researchers reported on recent experiments designed to improve understanding of hydrodynamic instabilities in high-energy-density settings.
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Grassroots Innovation Grows Great Computational Ideas

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
One way Computation sustains technical leadership is by innovating for itself—investing in the people and ideas that will support Livermore’s pioneering work today and tomorrow.
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Building a Network of Collaborative Autonomous Machines

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
LLNL's HPC resources combined with decentralized processing and communications algorithms open the door to applications for networked machine agents, such as drones.
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Kids Learn about Cyber Security through Gaming

Monday, July 9, 2018
Computation employees and Cyber Defender summer interns volunteered at the third annual Livermore Library "Cyber Defense Challenge" for community children in grades 6-12.
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Video: What Is Machine Learning?

Monday, July 9, 2018
Have you ever been unsure what people mean when they talk about machine learning? What machines? And what are they learning? This video is for you!
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LLNL Scientist Serves on Gender Disparity Panel

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
LLNL computational biologist Felice Lightstone served as a panelist at the inaugural Variety Summit about gender disparities in the media and entertainment industries.
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LLNL Applies HPC to Improve Understanding of Traumatic Brain Injury

Monday, July 2, 2018
In a multi-institutional collaboration, researchers plan to challenge DOE’s supercomputing resources, advance AI capabilities, and enable a precision medicine approach for traumatic brain injury.
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LLNL’s Sierra Is Third Fastest Supercomputer

Monday, June 25, 2018
LLNL's next-generation supercomputer, Sierra, is the third-fastest computing system in the world, according to the TOP500 list announced today at the International Supercomputing Conference.
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Cyber Defense Challenge for Teens Slated

Monday, June 25, 2018
Middle- and high-school students who want to burnish their cyber security skills can attend this LLNL-hosted workshop Wednesday, June 27.