supercomputers

tech

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Data Center’ is a Supercomputer Housed in a Church

The MareNostrum 4 is only the world’s 25th most powerful supercomputer, but it definitely has the most style.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.15.19
Motherboard

Researchers Just Turned On the World's Most Powerful Computer Designed to Mimic a Human Brain

Neuromorphic computing just got a big boost with a million-core supercomputer that took over a decade to build.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.7.18
SGI

Meet the Community Keeping Obsolete Supercomputers Alive

Nearly 30 years after Silicon Graphics ruled the high-performance computing roost, its supercomputers have found themselves a new home with a small community full of enthusiasts—some of whom weren’t even alive during the company’s heyday.
Ernie Smith
9.27.18
particles

Physicists Imagine a Supercomputer Based on ‘Magic Dust’

If it scales, the polariton-based computer could leave everything else in the ... dust.
Michael Byrne
9.28.17
space rocks

Watch a Supercomputer's Fever Dream of the Chelyabinsk Asteroid Flameout

Understanding the dynamics of asteroid airbursts will make us better prepared for them.
Becky Ferreira
6.29.17
quantum supremacy

IBM Just Made a 17 Qubit Quantum Processor, Its Most Powerful One Yet

IBM, Google and others are racing to achieve quantum supremacy.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
5.17.17
Re-Exposure

This Trippy Image Shows How Supercomputers Helped Build Better Jet Engines

It's not a psychedelic desktop wallpaper from the future; it’s a compressor blade simulation from the past, produced by a Cray supercomputer.
Ernie Smith
2.23.17
Music

Cyberpunk Meets 'Slow TV' in These Self-Generating Music Videos [Premiere]

Journey through uncanny soundscapes while taking in themes of supercomputers and artificial intelligence in electronic musician Crypt Thing's debut EP.
Kevin Holmes
6.17.16
Food

Three Thanksgiving Recipes from Watson, the Computer that Won Jeopardy

The best part about Thanksgiving is going home to all of the delicious food that's been cooked for you by a computer.
Matthew Braga
11.25.15
video

The Idiot’s Guide to Quantum Computing

A two-minute explainer on a major game-changer.
Rachel Pick
10.19.15
short circuit

IBM's Watson Now Helps People Who Need a Supercomputer to Understand Memes

You know who these people are.
Clinton Nguyen
9.24.15
News

China’s Supercomputer Is Shut Down After Tianjin Explosion

The Tianhe-1A was just kilometers from the epicenter of the blast.
Emiko Jozuka
8.14.15
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