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LLNL Computing’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets. For more information on computing at LLNL, please explore the resources below.

 

Press

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Successful Simulation and Visualization Coupling Proves the Power of Sierra

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
After years of preparation, LLNL’s upgraded Ares code runs a 98-billion-element simulation on 16,384 GPUs on the Sierra supercomputer.
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OneID: Modernizing Digital Identities

Monday, October 21, 2019
Livermore’s OneID system moves the Department of Energy toward industry’s trend of decentralized, controlled infrastructure where identity becomes the primary security boundary.
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First Exascale Day Celebrates the Fastest Supercomputers in the World

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Cray, the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project, the DOE labs that will house the nation’s first three exascale supercomputers have established National Exascale Day to be celebrated annually (Oct. 18).
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FedTech Helps Accelerate Technology Transfer

Friday, October 4, 2019
Two LLNL computer scientists with promising technologies have taken part in a national organization’s commercialization program that pairs researchers with entrepreneurs.
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Learning about Learning: Reading Group at Lab Discusses Advancements in AI

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
LLNL teams conduct research using AI, and the Machine Learning Reading Group serves as a resource for employees to keep one another apprised of developments in this ever-changing field.
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Collaboration Drives Data Science Workshop

Thursday, September 12, 2019
LLNL’s Data Science Institute hosted its second annual workshop with the University of California, emphasizing key challenges with machine learning and artificial intelligence in scientific research.
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Third Annual Developer Day Encourages Best Practices

Friday, August 30, 2019
This year’s event included quick presentations on a range of topics, deep dives, a keynote speaker, and a panel discussion dedicated to the onboarding process.
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Energy Department, Weill Foundation sign MOU to Advance AI for Biomedicine, Health Research

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The partnership will apply DOE-fueled AI capabilities to advance transformative scientific opportunities in biomedical and public health research.
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Will Exascale Computing Change Everything? Top Experts Weigh In

Friday, August 23, 2019
LLNL's Lori Diachin, deputy director of the DOE's Exascale Computing Project, was one of three authorities on the topic of exascale computing to be interviewed and featured on builtin-com.
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Hackathoners Put Coding Skills to the Test

Thursday, August 22, 2019
LLNL's hackathon allows employees and interns to make unique breakthroughs and work on projects they either haven’t had time for or have been of low priority in their day jobs.

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