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Billion cell calculation

The football field vs. the ping-pong table In a joint press release with IBM today (here), we announced the first billion cell engineering simulation completed entirely on GPUs. The calculation and the results that follow powerfully illustrate i) the capability of GPUs for large scale physical modeling ii) the performance advantages of GPUs over CPUs … Continue reading

Battle for the PCI slot

A war is shaping up over the lowly PCI slot.  The slot that holds everything from network to audio cards and can trace its origins back to the beginning of the PC age is emerging as the latest battleground for HPC. GPUs and Intel Phi are contending for the privilege to deliver FLOPS to your … Continue reading

Focus

“That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. ― Steve Jobs Kurt Vonnegut’s classic short story “Harrison Bergeron” describes a future where equality of all individuals is enforced by the government. The above average in intelligence wear devices in their ears which blare a loud noise every minute or so to prevent focused … Continue reading

To VC or not to VC

     Almost every quarter I have the same conversation with my corporate attorney. We’ll call him Bob because that’s his name. I say something to the effect of “I think I may need to get outside funding to make product X successful”. Bob then shakes his head and says some variation of “Don’t do … Continue reading

Advice for Job Seekers

I receive a lot of resumes at SRT, especially so in the last several months…typically a few  a week even when I don’t have an active post and about 20 a week when I do.  As a service to those seeking jobs in this economy, in particular those seeking highly technical positions I thought I’d … Continue reading

The Florentine Camerata

The Florentine Camerata were a group of artists and intellectuals of the late 16th century who gathered together to discuss and shape the latest developments in art, music and science. This blog is in the same spirit a commentary on contemporary developments in technology and science as well as my thoughts and experiences as both … Continue reading