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Flexible package manager automates the deployment of software on supercomputers

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
The Exascale Computing Project's Let's Talk Exascale podcast has a new episode featuring LLNL's Todd Gamblin, who talks about the package manager Spack. Episode 67 runs 5:54 and includes a transcript.
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Upgrades for LLNL supercomputer from AMD, Penguin Computing aid COVID-19 research

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
AMD will supply upgraded GPUs for the Corona supercomputing cluster, which will be used by scientists working on discovering potential antibodies and antiviral compounds for SARS-CoV-2.
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Podcast: using data to build a secure future

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
On the Hidden in Plain Sight podcast, LLNL director Bill Goldstein explains how the Lab crunches data to shape the future.
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LLNL summer student program update

Thursday, April 16, 2020
This summer, LLNL will offer a remote program allowing students to carry out research projects by telecommuting, if their original project can be modified for online work.
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Local Women in Data Science conference showcases Lab research

Friday, April 3, 2020
Held in early March, the WiDS Livermore event featured four technical talks from LLNL data scientists.
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Lab promotes diversity, tech at Women in Data Science regional event

Friday, April 3, 2020
The early-March event was the third annual WiDS Livermore event, featuring speakers, a career panel, mentoring, and a livestream.
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LLNL creates web resources to aid in fight against COVID-19

Monday, March 30, 2020
LLNL has infrastructure, unique research capabilities, and a dedicated team of scientists and engineers supporting the fight against COVID-19.
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Lab antibody, antiviral research aids COVID-19 response

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
LLNL scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining AI/ML, bioinformatics, and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs.
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New partnership to unleash U.S. supercomputing resources in the fight against COVID-19

Monday, March 23, 2020
The White House announced the COVID-19 HPC Consortium to provide access to the world’s most powerful HPC resources that can advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.
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HPC4EI program issues special solicitation for American manufacturers

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
This solicitation invites members of Manufacturing USA, a network of 14 U.S. manufacturing institutes, to propose projects that could benefit from HPC modeling, simulation, and data analysis.