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Scenes from Our 20th Hackathon

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Bolstered by ergonomic stretching and exercise breaks, Computation’s 20th hackathon saw high turnout collaboration, experimentation, and fun.
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Video: DOE Fueled AI Is Transforming the World as We Know It

Friday, April 5, 2019
According to DOE secretary Rick Perry, "Accelerating artificial intelligence and machine learning is crucial to strengthening our country’s economic and national security."
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LLNL’s Virtual Beam Line ++ Now Available to Users

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
LLNL physicists designing new laser systems and modeling laser performance now have a powerful new tool in their hands with the Virtual Beam Line++ (VBL++) code.
In this computer model, dislocations are shown moving through a lightweight aluminum-lithium alloy as it is strained. The model is used to design the composition of the alloy for use in lighter-weight jet turbine blades.

New Call for HPC4EnergyInnovation Proposals

Monday, April 1, 2019
The DOE and LLNL announced the spring 2019 call for proposals for the High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) Program, which provides industry with HPC expertise and resources.
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Multi-Lab Workshops Explore Advances in HPC Performance Portability and Productivity

Monday, March 25, 2019
LLNL looks forward to the Performance, Portability and Productivity meeting where attendees will share ideas and updates on performance portability across the DOE’s supercomputers.
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Multi-Institutional Meeting Centers on Making the ‘Impossible’ Possible in Cancer Research

Friday, March 22, 2019
Computer scientists, biomedical engineers, cancer biologists, and bioinformaticians from 8 DOE labs, health agencies, and universities advance cancer research through computation.
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CASC Research Showcased at Major Data Science Venues

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
LLNL’s Center for Applied Scientific Computing looks back at 2018 papers, presentations, and other activities recognizing research and innovation in data science.
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Making Connections, Career Development Highlight Women in Data Science Regional Event

Monday, March 11, 2019
For the 2nd straight year, LLNL's HPC Innovation Center hosted to a Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event, drawing dozens of attendees from LLNL, local universities, and other Bay Area labs.
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Video: Spack – A Package Manager for HPC

Saturday, March 9, 2019
In this video from the 2019 Stanford HPC Conference, LLNL's Todd Gamblin presents "Spack – A Package Manager for HPC."
plot of a Porsche 911 model imported from a NASTRAN bulk data file and generated with VisIt

The Great Migration: VisIt Moves from Subversion to GitHub

Friday, March 8, 2019
Migrating 2 million lines of code is easier said than done. An Computation team discusses the logistics, challenges, and benefits of VisIt’s complicated migration.

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