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Researchers Developing Deep Learning System to Advance Nuclear Nonproliferation Analysis

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
LLNL computer scientist Barry Chen is heading a project to develop deep learning and HPC algorithms that can sift through massive amounts of data for evidence of nuclear proliferation activities.
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Anything Goes at the Summer Hackathon

Monday, August 20, 2018
The second of three annual hackathons, the 2018 summer event showed that all ideas are welcome.
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DOE Funds a Fifth Round of HPC4Mfg Projects

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
LLNL announces $3.8 million in funding for 13 industry projects under the program.
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input4MIPs Data Sets Enhance Global Climate Models

Monday, August 6, 2018
A new initiative by LLNL scientists collects, archives and documents climate data sets to support the coordinated modeling activities that study past, present, and future climates.
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LLNL Researcher to Help Lead DOE Exascale Effort

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Computation's Lori Diachin has been named deputy director of the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP).
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Video: How Open Source Supports the Largest Computers on the Planet

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Computer engineer Ian Lee presents a webinar for the Exascale Computing Project, describing LLNL's engagement with the open-source community.
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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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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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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.