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Tera-scale Computing Research Program

Tera-scale Computing Research Program

TBB Home Labs Looks Inside the Future Technology and Innovation Making a Better Tomorrow at Research@Intel Event Today marks the 11th annual Research@Intel event, showcasing 20 research projects from around the world, each exploring technologies to enrich lives with smarter cities, homes and offices, and with smarter ways to shop, communicate and drive.Intel Labs is developing some of the world's most promising technological advancements, both on its own and in conjunction with leading academic institutions worldwide.Intel Labs helps pave the way for future innovations through technologies that support life enrichment, easier access to big data, and a more connected computing experience. SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2013 – Car tail lights saving lives, immersive displays allowing photos to tell their own story, personalized shopping experiences. "The majority of our research is conducted by Intel's own researchers but we are delighted by the quality and quantity of research coming out of the ISTCs and ICRIs," said Rattner.

C++, Development Tools, Java, Open Source, Web... the world of s Intel Labs: взгляд в будущее | Микроэлектроника Джастин Раттнер, на прошлой неделе переставший быть гендиректором Intel по технологиям, рассказал о том, какие инновации ждут нас в обозримом будущем. На прошлой неделе Intel объявила об очередных изменениях в руководящей верхушке: пост генерального директора компании по технологиям покинул Джастин Раттнер (Justin Rattner). Причина ухода — корпоративная политика, не позволяющая сотрудникам старше 65 лет оставаться в руководстве. «Позднее г-н Раттнер вернётся в Intel», но мы пока не знаем, какая роль будет ему уготована. Джастин Раттнер (фото Imaginechina / Corbis). Исследования ведутся по нескольким направлениям. Специалисты Intel также ищут способы модификации цифровой инфраструктуры, дабы люди могли легко и эффективно осуществлять сбор, передачу и работу с информацией. Ещё одно направление — Intelligent Everything (умное повсюду): инновации в этой области направлены на преобразование неодушевлённых объектов ради придания им способности «чувствовать».

The Airport Extreme, version n, dissected. Apple recently released their first "n-capable" base station. As usual, this base station is packaged in a beautiful case, whose form factor appears to have been chosen expressly to fit under a Apple-TV™ or Mac Mini™. Moreover, unlike previous base stations, it's design nods towards the need for cooling: The base station incorporates an intake strip around the edge at the bottom of the case, and the crease along the top is acts as an exhaust. Under the top cover, a thick heat sink acts as a case as well as a RFI shield. After prying off the white plastic top, I also see no reason why the base station cannot be mounted vertically on a wall - the heat sink has plenty of exposure and is only warm to the touch. The cooling warts aside, it is a worthy successor to the previous generation of Extreme stations. Another cool new feature is the ability to attach a printer and/or a hard drive to the base station. Despite the heat issues and the annoying software situation, there is a lot to like.

Intel Readies Laser Chip Business Intel came to dominate computing by consistently beating others at packing transistors ever more densely onto chips for desktop computers and servers. Today, even as the PC market shrinks and the giant company struggles to convince phone and tablet makers to use its chips, Intel spends $10.1 billion on research annually. Justin Rattner, who has been the company’s CTO, recently met with Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review’s senior IT editor, to argue that this investment will help Intel’s mobile chips overtake those of its competitors and create new businesses. You have begun talking about Intel using a new approach to getting new technology to market, called the “lab venture.” We have started taking a very select set of technologies from Intel Labs and building new businesses around them [while keeping them inside the Intel Labs organization]. What will be the first silicon photonics product? Where will it be used? Conventional electronic chips are Intel’s main business. Yes.

Concurrency models for the D programming language Practical use of shared qualifier? d coder <dlang.coder <at>> 2011-03-08 01:19:42 GMT Greetings I lately came across usefulness of "shared" qualifier in section 13.12.1. After reading the section, I guess I need to use shared qualifier more frequently than to just make sure that global variables are not treated thread-local. I think I need to make all class objects that would be accessed by multiple threads shared as well. I tried to follow this on the application I am developing. Another issue is that the std container library does not seem to work with shared objects. Kindly let me know if I am missing something. I am kind of stuck right now. Regards - Puneet _______________________________________________ dmd-concurrency mailing list dmd-concurrency <at>

Числогрызы ткнулись в физический предел полупроводников. Куда дальше? Суперкомпьютеры всегда представлялись особенным классом вычислительной техники. Поскольку строят такие машины для решения задач необычных, то и бюджеты имеют необычные, а это, в свою очередь, давало ощущение бесконечных возможностей: казалось, проблема всегда только в деньгах и, влей ещё десяток–другой миллионов, производительность можно наращивать бесконечно. Случившееся в последние месяцы и годы и выраженное свежим списком 500 самых мощных числогрызов планеты — известным вам — даёт, однако, повод утверждать, что «бесконечность» кончилась. Суперкомпьютеры первыми из современных компьютерных систем ткнулись в физический предел возможностей полупроводниковой электроники — и для них прежде всего необходимо теперь отыскать выход из тупика. Новую технологию компьютинга. Формальной зацепкой для такого далекоидущего утверждения стала странная закономерность, подмеченная составителями вышеназванного списка. ASCI Red: 1997 год, 1,068 терафлопс, $55 млн.

Distributed and High-Performance Computing (DHPC) Group Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy The relentless parade of new technologies is unfolding on many fronts. Almost every advance is billed as a breakthrough, and the list of “next big things” grows ever longer. Not every emerging technology will alter the business or social landscape—but some truly do have the potential to disrupt the status quo, alter the way people live and work, and rearrange value pools. Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy, a report from the McKinsey Global Institute, cuts through the noise and identifies 12 technologies that could drive truly massive economic transformations and disruptions in the coming years. We estimate that, together, applications of the 12 technologies discussed in the report could have a potential economic impact between $14 trillion and $33 trillion a year in 2025. Some technologies detailed in the report have been gestating for years and thus will be familiar. Slideshow About the authors

Maurice Herlihy's Home Page Bio Maurice Herlihy has an A.B. in Mathematics from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from M.I.T. He has served on the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University, on the staff of DEC Cambridge Research Lab, and is currently a professor in the Computer Science Department at Brown University. He is the recipient of the 2003 Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing, the 2004 Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science, the 2008 ISCA influential paper award, the 2012 Edsger W. Selected Talks CS176: Multiprocessor Synchronization 2011 course on Combinatorial Topology and Distributed Computing (YouTube) 2011 Fulbright Distinguished Chair lecture (YouTube) 2004 Gödel Prize lecture (slides) Books

NewScientist The Industry Handbook: The Semiconductor Industry The semiconductor industry lives - and dies - by a simple creed: smaller, faster and cheaper. The benefit of being tiny is pretty simple: finer lines mean more transistors can be packed onto the same chip. The more transistors on a chip, the faster it can do its work. Thanks in large part to fierce competition and to new technologies that lower the cost of production per chip, within a matter of months, the price of a new chip can fall 50%. As a result, there is constant pressure on chip makers to come up with something better and even cheaper than what redefined state-of-the-art only a few months before. Traditionally, semiconductor companies controlled the entire production process, from design to manufacture. Broadly speaking, the semiconductor industry is made up of four main product categories: Memory: Memory chips serve as temporary storehouses of data and pass information to and from computer devices' brains. R&D/Sales: Research and Development Expenses Revenue What Can Go Wrong?

Закон Мура достигает потрясающих результатов | «Будущее сейчас» В связи с законом Мура, средняя вычислительная мощность настольного компьютера теперь эквивалентна всем вместе взятым человеческим разумам на Земле. Не существует четкого различия между человеческим и машинным интеллектом. Субъекты удивительного реализма и интерактивности широко распространены. Многие из них на самом деле являются слиянием человеческих интеллектов, и увеличения связей мозг-компьютер. Сегодня видео игры являются источником фантастических реалистичных картин. Изображение: Ray Kurzweil