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Jim Parsons Explores Intel and Partner Innovation
By Roger Chandler (Intel) Posted on 06/02/15 0
Have you noticed our new TV ad campaign starring Jim Parsons from “The Big Bang Theory”? Each spot highlights a single, innovative experience made possible by Intel technology. The ads are short and really fast-paced, so you might not have had time to fully appreciate our developer partners who a...
Beta Intel® Graphics Driver 15.36.20.4206 for Haswell and Broadwell
By Michael Coppock (Intel) Posted on 06/02/15 0
Purpose: This beta driver is released to resolve issues some users are reporting regarding a "flickering display" issue on some Intel Haswell and Broadwell based NUC products. These beta drivers are provided "as is" and are not supported by Intel Technical Support or any other department at...
NEW Graphics Driver 15.36.19.4170 posted for Haswell and Broadwell.
By Michael Coppock (Intel) Posted on 06/02/15 0
See the Release Notes for additional details. The 15.36.19.4170 has been posted to Intel Download Center at the following direct links to the drivers: 64 bit driver: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=24870 32 bit driver: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_D...
How to Survive a Hackathon
By AGATHA G. Posted on 06/02/15 0
How to prepare for and survive a hackathon Hackathons are exciting, yet daunting; challenging, yet fun. They’re an environment where like-minded people come together to creatively solve problems while meeting new people and learning new tricks. Whether it’s your first or tenth hackathon, ther...
Intel® RealSense™ Navigation Library Sample Code
By Colleen Culbertson (Intel) Posted on 06/01/15 0
If you've used the Food Network* hands free navigation provided by the Intel® RealSense™ Experience for Web Browsers you've seen how easy no-touch navigation can be added. Intel has now published the Intel® RealSense™ Navigation Library to make it easy to control web applications via gestures a...
JuliaCon 2015 coming up
By Arch D. Robison (Intel) Posted on 05/31/15 0
The conference for the Julia programming language happens June 24-27 in Boston.
Grove Starter Kit with Intel Galileo Gen 2 – Getting Started
By Pooja Baraskar Posted on 05/29/15 4
When I started with IoT I was all confused about electronics stuffs, resistors and circuits, then I got Seeed Studio’s Grove Starter Kit plus. With this we have to just plug the sensor modules instead of managing it through soldering or breadboard. So let us see how easily we can get started with...
Intel® Developer Zone at Microsoft Build 2015
By Russ Beutler (Intel) Posted on 05/28/15 0
Thousands of software developers visited the Intel® Software booth at the sold-out Microsoft Build conference April 29th – May 1st in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Developers engaged with Intel SW developer tools experts, Intel® RealSense™ technology, Intel® Iris™ Graphics, Intel® Iris™ Pro gra...
Meshcentral - Back from Sabbatical
By ylian-saint-hilaire (Intel) Posted on 05/28/15 0
It’s been a while since the last Meshcentral announcement for good raison, I was on sabbatical. So far this year it’s been an amazing time for Meshcentral and the Mesh team. In the last few weeks, I have been very lucky in being able to tour Quebec, France and Italy like I have never done it be...
Ubuntu 15.04 Provides Openstack Kilo Preinstalled for Easier Deployments on ONP Servers
By Thomas K. (Intel) Posted on 05/26/15 0
The folks here at Intel see me as a bit of an Ubuntu fanboy.  For the most part, I spend a lot of time in the lab working on the ONP Server using CentOS.   For me, it is less about being an Ubuntu fan and more about using a platform that is easier choice for Openstack developers.    I recently ha...
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Benign data races: what could possibly go wrong?
By Dmitry Vyukov Posted on 01/06/13 13
The peril of data races. Shows how even the most innocent ones can break badly.
It's here! The Intel Guide for Developing Multithreaded Applications
By Clay Breshears (Intel) Posted on 10/27/11 13
Okay, so it's not something that I would promote as "New & Improved"  with big splashy TV commercials, like some laundry detergent or kids' sugary drink. I would be more likely to skip the trumpets and play a fanfare on a kazoo instead. Even so, I'm excited to announce that the Intel Guide f...
Is your memory management multi-core ready?
By Roman Dementiev (Intel) Posted on 08/21/09 13
Recently I have got a workload that could not scale beyond a few cores. This particular application is using one thread per user, so theoretically, if one has an 8-core machine then 8 concurrent users should fully utilize the machine giving 8x speedup compared to a sequential run. It did not happ...
Doctor Fortran in "Too Much of a Good Thing?"
By Steve Lionel (Intel) Posted on 01/23/09 13
A lot of Fortran programmers take the "belt and suspenders" approach to coding, with explicit declarations of every attribute they want for a symbol.  In general, this is good practice, especially when combined with IMPLICIT NONE to force you to say what you mean.  But some programmers take this ...
Transactional Synchronization in Haswell
By James Reinders (Intel) Posted on 02/07/12 12
We have released details of Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) for the future multicore processor code-named “Haswell”. The updated specification (Intel® Architecture Instruction Set Extensions Programming Reference) can be downloaded. In this blog, I’ll introduce Intel TSX and...
Intel® OpenCL SDK – Alpha update now available
By Arnon Peleg (Intel) Posted on 02/10/11 12
Intel continues to demonstrate its commitment to parallel computing tools and standards support with the recent announcement of an update to the Intel® OpenCL SDK alpha version on WhatIf.intel.com. This update release brings full coverage of the OpenCL™ 1.1 standard to the Intel® Core™ processor...
Sun + Intel + OpenSolaris + 2 Years = The Year of Core
By David Stewart (Intel) Posted on 01/22/09 12
Today is the second anniversary of the Sun and Intel joint agreement to optimize the Solaris operating system for Intel Xeon processors. Like last year, when I wrote this summary of our work, I decided to recap where we are to date. Like last year’s edition, this is pretty much off the top of my ...
6 Ways to Market Your Business on a Shoestring Budget
By Wendy Thomas Posted on 03/19/12 11
Once you've created a marketing plan that identifies what it is you want to sell, how, and to whom, you need to start getting the word out on your business. One question that many start-up companies will ask is how do I effectively reach the most people while keeping a reasonable marketing budget...
Doctor Fortran in "I've Come Here For An Argument, Side 2"
By Steve Lionel (Intel) Posted on 07/10/09 11
My earlier post, "I've Come Here For An Argument", was very popular with my fellow support engineers, as it provided a convenient answer to questions they frequently receive.  (For me too, which in part is why I wrote it!) But some people (cough, Ron, cough) are never satisfied, and I've been ask...
Mathematical Parallelization By Compilers
By Asaf Shelly Posted on 10/21/11 11
This is not to say that compilers can automatically parallelize code. I would however really like to see that happen and here is an interesting and reliable way to parallelize operations. If a compiler can use this method of thinking then it can also be used as hints for developers writing code t...

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