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Preparing Scientific Applications for Exascale Computing

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Next-generation computing systems are projected to surpass the speed of today's supercomputers by 5–10 times. This article explains OpenMP-relevant initiatives under the Exascale Computing Project.
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Two-Week Workshop Lets UC Merced Students Step into Shoes of Lab Computer Scientists

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
LLNL recently hosted its first-ever Data Science Challenge Workshop, a two-week crash course in what it’s like to work in data science, with students from UC Merced.
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Stephen Herbein Keeps His SC Conference Connection Thriving

Thursday, June 6, 2019
LLNL computer scientist Stephen Herbein (pictured at right, above) was a student volunteer during his first SC conference. Now he's on the planning committee.
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NFL Comes to Lab to Hear Latest on TBI Research

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
NFL officials visited LLNL to hear how national labs are using HPC and AI to advance scientific understanding of traumatic brain injury.
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Speech Generation: Siblings Collaborate on Machine Learning Hackathon Project

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Brothers and Computation teammates Joe and Sam Eklund discuss their multi-hackathon project using Deep Voice 3.
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Kathryn Mohror Completes Tenure as S&TR Scientific Editor

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
In addition to her day job—researcher, group leader, contributor to the computer science community—Kathryn Mohror spent a year as scientific editor of LLNL’s science and technology magazine.
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Middle School Coding Club Caps Off Another Successful Year with Help from Livermore and Sandia Trio

Monday, May 6, 2019
For students interested in learning coding and computer technology, the Girls Who Code clubs in the Livermore middle and high schools are the place to be.
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How Machine Learning Could Change Science

Friday, May 3, 2019
Fred Streitz explains LLNL's work to exploit the relationship between simulation and experiments to build predictive codes.
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Opening Supercomputing to All Agencies

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
LLNL's Ian Lee discusses the importance of open-source software and cloud computing for HPC centers and government agencies.
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Continuous Technology Refreshment: An Introduction Using Recent Tech Refresh Experiences on VisIt

Monday, April 15, 2019
An LLNL-authored blog post describes the practice of continuous technology refreshment—the upgrade or replacement of infrastructure to deliver reliability, speed, capacity, and/or features.