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Broadening Participation in Visualization Workshop

Clemson University hosted the first Broadening Participating in Visualization workshop on February 10-11, 2014. I was honored to serve as a panelist and keynote on visualization from an industry perspective. Visualization plays a significant role in...

Free eBook Download: Android on x86: An Introduction to Optimizing for Intel® Architecture

Android on x86: an Introduction to Optimizing for Intel® Architecture serves two main purposes.  First, it makes the case for adapting your applications onto Intel’s x86 architecture, including discussions of the business potential, the changing...

Meshcentral.com - Android Photos, Contacts and QR codes

This week, we have a bunch of Meshcentral improvements for Android. Android devices are increasingly of interest and being able to activate and provide a rich set of experiences on these devices is important for Intel. Rick Edgecombe has updated...

GDC 2014: What to Look Forward To

This week, March 17-21, the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event will kick off in San Francisco, California at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. The Game Developers Conference, or GDC, is an amazing event...

The 2014 Intel Level Up Game Developer Contest is open...NOW!

I'm super excited for another season of Level Up.  You'll notice a subtle but important change in the name from "Intel Level Up Game DEMO Contest" to "Intel Level Up Game DEVELOPER Contest".  We recieved feedback last year that the term "demo"...

Announcement: Developer Roundtable

Last updated: March 15, 2014

We are pleased to announce our second HTML5 Hub roundtable this time with host, Chris Pirillo! Our topic discussion will focus on, “The Future of Cross-platform Game Development”. Head over to our Google+ page on Wednesday, March 19th at 3:45pm...

Reminded of What Matters: SxSW Day 4

Last updated: March 14, 2014

  All too often things happen around us that are out of our control. Many of them are blessings, some are not. We were reminded on Thursday morning that being in the wrong place at the wrong time can be tragic. Twenty-three people were injured,...

Troubleshooting Intel® HAXM

    Are you trying to install Intel® HAXM and are you getting the following errors? This computer meets requirements for HAXM, but VT-x is not turned on..." This computer does not support Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x). HAXM cannot be...

Html5 Hub: Introducing Crosswalk

By Kenneth Rohde Christiansen Developers have long understood the advantages of using web technology, the easy integration with cloud services and beautiful layout primitives with responsive design built right in. The web platform also speaks to...

Evangineer: SxSW Day 3

Last updated: March 12, 2014

More Power!   As I've traveled the @sxswinteractive trade show floor introducing myself and wishing I had taken Brad's advice and got business cards I had a conversation with the  nice people @killertracks (http://killertracks.com/b3sci). Somewhere...

The Chronicles of Phi - part 3 Hyper-Thread Phalanx – tiled_HT1 continued

The prior part (2) of this blog provided a header and set of function that can be used to determine the logical core and logical Hyper-Thread number within the core. This determination is to be use in an optimization strategy called the Hyper-Thread...

Intel® Software Conference (ISTEP) in Brazil

Last updated: March 12, 2014

In 2013, the Intel® Software Academic Program, working together with the Intel Software Development Tools Team, brought the Intel Software Conference to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. With 238 attendees in total, the conference delivered hands on lab...

Meshcentral.com - Quick update

Just a quick update to say that Meshcentral is really taking off and I am getting a lot of email. Sorry to everyone that mailed me and not getting responses, I am working really long hours to fix issues and answer as many mails as I can. In other...

Interview with David Wingrove of Golden Hammer Software

This week David Wingrove of Golden Hammer Software graciously took a few minutes out of a very busy schedule to let us know what his development studio is currently working on, his thoughts on the mobile landscape, and future plans for game...

Winner! - SxSW Day 2

Last updated: March 11, 2014

Yes that's me accepting the major award of the ergonomic mouse, RollerMouse Red by Contour.  Pretty cool and makes up some ground for my missing the golf tournement - long story - and expensive :(  Really nice folks with a pretty cool product. They...

Power Management: Policy? We don’t need no stinking policy!+

Yep. Here is another blog series from yours truly. Unfortunately, it will delay my long awaited – at least by me – discussion on measuring power. Here is a rough outline for the blogs: Introduction and motivation Power management infrastructure...

28,000 Steps: SxSW Day One

Last updated: March 10, 2014

  My first day at the conference was mostly about getting the lay of the land.  Checked in, got a bunch of books, a newspaper and some shopping bags.  First impression after that was power is everything.  The Austin Conference Center has many...

To Concatenate or Not Concatenate RDRAND?

At the heart of Intel® Data Protection with Secure Key is the digital random number generator (DRNG), a NIST* SP800-90A compliant pseudorandom number generator which is accessed using the RDRAND instruction. Beginning with Intel CPU's code-named...

Transactional Memory Support: the speculative_spin_rw_mutex (Community Preview Feature)

In a previous post I discussed the Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions (Intel® TSX) technology released in the new generation of processors.  I described the Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) implementation of the HLE...

Ultrabook with QHD display = Wow!

Ultrabook with QHD display == Wow! My professional programming experience goes back to 1972. Every once in a while a technology comes out that has a high rating on the Wow! factor. When the technology is affordable, the combination makes it must-...

Will the Performance of HTML5 Ever Become Indistinguishable From That of Native Code?

Last updated: March 7, 2014

If there was one debate that carried over from 2013 into the new year, it was the debate between HTML5 and native code. In our third crowdsourcing article we decided to ask our friends: “Will the Performance of HTML5 Ever Become Indistinguishable...

Now Available: Android SDK x86 System Image with Google APIs

If you've used the Android SDK, you've probably noticed that Intel Atom x86 system images for the emulator have been available for a while now. You might have been frustrated with the fact that the system image didn't include access to any of the...

Intel® RealSense™ and Gaming

Last updated: March 5, 2014

This post originally appeared on the Soma Games blog and is printed here with permission. If you were watching at CES you may have seen Intel unveil their RealSense initiative. This is really an evolution of the Perceptual Computing initiative they...

The Chronicles of Phi - part 2 Hyper-Thread Phalanx – tiled_HT1

Strategy to address the performance issue through use of a Hyper-Thread Phalanx.

Improving File IO performance on Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors

Authors: Ravi Murty and Rajesh Sudarsan   Introduction   The importance of file IO in HPC applications is well known. Large HPC applications read their inputs from files and write their outputs to files throughout the lifetime of their execution...

HTML5 Mobile Never Looked So Good

Last updated: March 5, 2014

by Dave Arel Any web engineer remembers the first time they added HTML to a document, opened it in a browser, and for at least a moment felt like they could build anything they desired. This is why we love the web. This is also why it was so...

Meshcentral.com - New Dashboard

As more people add devices to Meshcentral or their own instance of the Mesh server, it’s increasingly important to be able to search, filter and visualize large numbers of devices. Today, Matt Primrose with help from Chris Piper are happy to...

OEM Systems supporting Intel® AMT 9.x and Intel® SBA

Overview In 2013, Intel launched the 4th Generation Intel® Core Processors, previously code-named Haswell. The following tables identify which OEM (Haswell) systems support Intel® vPro™ Technology supporting Intel® AMT and Intel® SBA (Small...

Intel AMT IDE-R issue with UEFI

There are two issues that may be encountered when trying to perform an IDE-R Boot on UEFI systems depending on the disk image being booted. The first is Secure Boot and the second is UEFI boot mode. Secure Boot is a UEFI feature that enforces...

How Intel® AVX Improves Performance on Server Application

The latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family includes a feature called Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX), which can potentially improve application performance. Here we will explain the context, and provide an example of how using...

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