Tesla unveils Dojo supercomputer tech
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Monday, 23 August 2021 12:31

Tesla unveils Dojo supercomputer tech


Apparently calculated the existence of rice pudding and income tax before it was switched on

At its AI Day, Tesla unveiled its Dojo supercomputer technology in a move to show off its growing in-house chip design talent.

Supercomputer finds ancient Australian roads
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Showing how humans spread across the continent


A team of boffins have used supercomputers to simulate 125 billion possible travel routes and reconstruct the most likely "superhighways" these ancient immigrants used as they spread across Australia.

Linux is supercomputer king
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Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:08

Linux is supercomputer king

Open sauce bubbles away really fast

According to the latest Top 500 supercomputer ratings, the average speed of Linux-powered racers is now 1.14 petaflops.

HPE supercomputer returns to earth
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Friday, 07 June 2019 10:17

HPE supercomputer returns to earth


Calls itself V'Ger wants to merge with its creator

HPE's Spaceborne Computer has returned to Earth after 615 days onboard the International Space Station as the first commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) supercomputer system on the ISS.

Supercomputer emulates a human brain
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Monday, 05 November 2018 12:09

Supercomputer emulates a human brain


Already likes football and finds reality gameshows interesting

SpiNNaker has powered up the world’s largest supercomputer to emulate a human brain.

IBM powers fastest Summit supercomputer
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Smallest, has NV100 and Power9 combo

It’s been a while since China had the fastest supercomputer and all thathas  just changed with the launch of US government owned Summit computer that is currently the world’s most powerful and smartest artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputer.

Fujitsu announces special K supercomputer
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100 times faster than regular K and packed with vitamins and minerals

Fujitsu has unveiled a prototype of a next-generation supercomputer dubbed “post-K” to the media. The machine is expected to calculate 100 times faster than the K supercomputer, which is currently operating in Kobe.

China rules Top 500 Supercomputer List
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:47

China rules Top 500 Supercomputer List


America not going to be great again anytime soon

China appears to have made the semi-annual Top 500 Supercomputer List its kingdom. Not only does it top the list but also has 202 ranked systems on the list.

Now even the Swiss have a faster supercomputer than the US
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And some of their soldiers have carried pikes for 600 years.

The US has been falling behind in the supercomputer race which it has dominated for 24 years and been losing ground to the Chinese who have the top two slots.

Nvidia creates AI supercomputer with Volta-based DGX-1
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Eight Tesla V100 accelerators equivalent to 800 desktop CPUs

Nvidia had quite a few announcements packed into a single GTC keynote this year, but among the more performance-oriented of them includes a refreshed DGX-1 supercomputer powered by eight Volta-based Tesla V100 GPUs.