High Performance Computing

Viewpoint: Why We Should Chase Nature’s Most Advanced Computer

IBM today sent a letter to Senate Majority Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid urging them to bring forward legislation that would strengthen America’s cyber defenses. The study of the brain dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Through the Greeks, Romans, and the Medieval Muslim world, there have been many contributions to neuroscience, the […]

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IBM Applauds Passage of House Supercomputing Innovation Bill

IBM today addressed the importance of legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would further America’s technology leadership by advancing supercomputing resaerch and development. BM today issued the following statement commending the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 874, the American Super Computing Leadership Act of 2015: “With passage of this legislation, […]

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Viewpoint: U.S. High Performance Computing: If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

An IBM technology policy expert examines the state of U.S. high performance computing, its role as a driver of innovation and discovery, and the importance of legislation that will sustain America’s leadership in this vital area of technology. By Mark O’Riley, Technology Policy Executive, IBM Government and Regulatory Affairs Over the past six decades, the […]

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IBM Letter of Support for Supercomputing R&D Funding Legislation

IBM today sent a letter to Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-IL), commending their bipartisan, bicameral effort to strengthen U.S. leadership in supercomputing innovation. The Honorable Lamar Alexander United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Randy Hultgren United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Senator Alexander and Congressman Hultgren, […]

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IBMer Testifies Before Congress on Future of Supercomputing

David W. Turek, VP of Technical Computing OpenPOWER, with IBM Systems today testified before a U.S. Congress subcommittee on the scientific, economic and social benefits of sustained investment in homegrown supercomputing R&D. However, as Turek pointed out, the supercomputing playing field has evolved. The age of big data, when the world’s daily data production is […]

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