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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
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Data Science Workshop Embraces Multidisciplinary Community

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
More than 200 participants gathered for the first workshop co-hosted by LLNL's Data Science Institute and the University of California.
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Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) Newsletter, Volume 6

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Highlights include CASC director Jeff Hittinger's vision for the center as well as recent work with PruneJuice DataRaceBench, Caliper, and SUNDIALS.
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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.