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‘Science on Saturday’ Program Explores Supercomputing and Machine Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018
LLNL computer scientists Katie Lewis teaches local students about HPC concepts like parallel processing and artificial neural networks.
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LLNL-Led HPC4Mtls Seeks Industry Partners

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The DOE commits $3 million to projects between U.S. industry and national labs through the new High Performance Computing for Materials in Applied Energy Technologies (HPC4Mtls) Program.
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MacPatch Keeps Thousands of LLNL Computers Running Smoothly

Monday, February 26, 2018
Now in its third generation, LLNL-developed MacPatch handles software installation and patching for the Laboratory’s Mac computers.
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Podcast: LLNL Computer Scientist Discusses HPC

Friday, February 23, 2018
LLNL's Todd Gamblin joins "The Changelog" podcast to talk about Moore's Law and high performance computing.
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The Sierra Supercomputer: Science and Technology on a Mission

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
In this video from the Stanford HPC Conference, LLNL's Adam Bertsch presents "The Sierra Supercomputer: Science and Technology on a Mission."
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DOE and VA to Address Veterans' Challenges with Supercomputing

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The DOE, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, and several national labs met at LLNL to discuss using HPC, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other tech to solve challenges facing veterans.
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LLNL and U.K. Officials Sign Agreement to Collaborate on HPC Research

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
LLNL and the United Kingdom’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) sign a new 3-year agreement aimed at improving both countries' industries through HPC.
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The Global Women in Data Science Conference Comes to Livermore

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
LLNL will host a livestream of Stanford University's annual WiDS conference on March 5 as well as feature Lab scientists throughout the day.
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Earthquake Simulations Increase Fidelity of Ground Motions

Friday, February 9, 2018
Along with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, our scientists use supercomputers to model ground shaking for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on California's Hayward fault.
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Proxy Apps Set the Stage for Exascale Computing Project

Thursday, February 8, 2018
LLNL's Dave Richards joins the Let’s Talk Exascale podcast to discuss the ECP's Proxy Apps project.