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Spack Snares Nomination for HPCWire Readers’ Choice Awards

Monday, October 1, 2018
The LLNL-developed package manager Spack has been nominated for "Best HPC Programming Tool or Technology” in this year's HPCWire Readers' Choice Awards. Voting closes on October 14.
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HPC4Materials Announces First Awards

Thursday, September 27, 2018
The first round of awardees for the LLNL-led HPC4Materials Program -- 9 projects receiving $2.7 million in DOE funding -- include 5 national laboratories and 8 private companies.
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Second Annual Developer Day Continues to Build on Success

Thursday, September 20, 2018
The all-day event featured discussion panels, lightning talks, and deep dives intended to bring the LLNL developer community together.
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LLNL/LBNL Team Named as Gordon Bell Award Finalists

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Selected as one of six finalists for this top honor in supercomputing, the team developed an improved algorithm and code that can more precisely determine the lifetime of a neutron.
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Interweaving Timelines for Faster Solutions

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
LLNL's magazine highlights XBraid, homegrown open-source software that reduces the time to solution for HPC applications and simulations.
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Congressional App Challenge Comes to Livermore

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Regional high school students will build software applications for U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell’s (CA-15) annual Congressional App Challenge. The competition will be held at LLNL on September 29.
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Spack, a Lab-Developed 'App Store for Supercomputers,' Becoming Standard-Bearer

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Spack, LLNL's open-source package manager, is making waves throughout the HPC community, including internationally, as evidenced by a recent tour of European HPC facilities by the tool’s developers.
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Using Machine Learning to Prevent Defects in Metal 3D-Printed Parts in Real Time

Thursday, September 13, 2018
LLNL researchers have developed machine learning algorithms capable of processing data obtained during metal 3D printing and quickly detecting whether a 3D part will be of satisfactory quality.
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Laboratory Researchers Recognized for Accomplishments in Early and Mid-Career

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Three Computation scientists have been named to LLNL's fourth annual Early and Mid-Career Recognition Program.
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OSS Spotlight: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and ZFS on Linux

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
This spotlight article on Medium explains the history of LLNL's ZFS of Linux open-source project, which is now indexed by