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Honeywell Traps, Zaps Ions for Science

Dan starts this episode with, as usual, an introduction of the cast. Henry reports that he’s only three weeks away from his epic move from Minnesota to Los Cruces, New Mexico. Trapping Those Unruly Ions We quickly move to our main topic:  Honeywell’s Trapped Ion Quantum computing initiative.  Shahin gives us a good overview of… Read More »Honeywell Traps, Zaps Ions…

SIHOGLIC: The Life & Times of Charles Babbage

RadioFreeHPC Studios Presents Slightly Inaccurate History of Great Leaps in Computing (SIHOGLIC) Edition One In this groundbreaking production, RadioFreeHPC Studios reenacts dramatic moments in the life of computing genius Charles Babbage. We breath life into his early days, his many battles and his Babbage-worthy achievements. We can honestly say, without hyperbole, that this is the… Read More »SIHOGLIC: The Life &…

AI in Science. When is it real?

We fire up the show with introductions and a little snippiness on Dan’s part. Henry reports that the weather in Minnesota is nearly human. AI in Science Jumping into our main topic, Shahin introduces an article from HPCwire interviewing Argonne’s Associate Laboratory Director Rick Stevens about how the DOE will be using AI in science.… Read More »AI in Science. When…

Supercomputers Battle Corona

The conversation today begins with discussing how long it will take until Henry moves into his rammed earth Los Cruces bunker. For those of you keeping track at home, the correct answer was 41 days at the time of taping, which, by the time the podcast is out will probably be “a couple of weeks… Read More »Supercomputers Battle Corona

Climbing El Capitan? Details Detailed!

 Supercomputer Leaps to New Peaks At the top of the show we discuss whether Indiana (where Jessi is located at Purdue) is in the heartland or not. We all agree that it is and, yes, Jessi sees Larry Bird all the time. Getting into the heart of the episode, Dan talks about the briefing he… Read More »Climbing El Capitan? Details…

One Big Debate over OneAPI

For RadioFreeHPC aficionados, it’s a typical opening for this episode. Henry is counting down the days until he moves to sunny Los Cruces and we have a lull in the conversation right after the introductions. We recover quickly and move onto the main course of today’s show: Intel’s OneAPI project The OneAPI project is a… Read More »One Big Debate over…

Let’s Learn Deeply about Extreme Weather

This week we have Dan, Jessi, and Shahin on the call. Henry is off in Los Cruces overseeing construction of what can only be called a bunker. Why? Its main feature is 21-inch rammed earth walls, guaranteed to withstand withering heat waves, cold snaps, and probably any high caliber round. We speculate on the exact… Read More »Let’s Learn Deeply about…

Slingshotting to Exascale, It’s Hot!

At the top of this episode, Henry notes that the temperature in his city will be touching -15F, which is plenty cold. However, it’s very good overclocking weather as Dan and Shahin point out. Not quite quantum weather, unfortunately. Cray Slingshot Interconnect We quickly get to the main topic of the day, an examination of… Read More »Slingshotting to Exascale, It’s…

Coronavirus

The show starts with our traditional lull, which always follows our initial introductions – when no one knows who should speak first, or prefer not to. However, we quickly regain our footing and get to the major topic of the day:  the coronavirus or COVID-19 as the doctors have dubbed it. Shahin started out the… Read More »Coronavirus

Faster Weather, Pizza, Tires

And High Powered Radio Towers, too The show starts out in the usual way with check ups on the health and happiness of our hosts. Jessi finished a 50-mile race over the weekend, which is admirable, particularly when you consider she was on foot. With a reasonable decent segue, Dan moves the conversation to the… Read More »Faster Weather, Pizza, Tires