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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.



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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.
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S&TR Cover Story: Machine Learning on a Mission

Thursday, April 11, 2019
As demonstrated by CASC computer scientists, LLNL's innovative data-driven machine learning techniques teach computers to solve real-world problems.
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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.