In this podcast, Radio Free HPC looks at a recent report that the USA needs to take aggresive action to keep up with China in High Performance Computing. Produced by the NSA-DOE Technical Meeting on High Performance Computing, the report states that we need to change course now or the U.S. will lose leadership and not control its own future in HPC.
Download the report on U.S. Leadership in High Performance Computing (PDF)
After that, Dan does our Catch of the Week:
- The Big Storage Requirements of Virtual Reality: If this stuff takes off as predicted, storage is going to be a major challenge.
- Apple is not keeping up with the high end of professional workstations: A recent study showed that $10K spent on the latest technologies will leave Apple in the dust in terms of performance.
- The USB Kill Stick we discussed recently has been upgraded with three times the capacity to destroy your laptop.