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One of the greatest strengths in the independent game-development industry is the universal belief in trying something radically different. When they succeed, “indie” games don’t just tweak the edges—they blow up the boundaries, and go where their vision takes them, no matter what.
Intel held the Intel® Modern Code Developer Challenge that had about 2,000 students from 130 universities in 19 countries registered to participate in the Challenge. They were provided access to Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors to optimize code used in a CERN openlab brain simulation research project. In this article Daniel Vea Falguera (Modern Code Developer Challenge winner) shares how he...
One of the Intel® Modern Code Developer Challenge winners, Daniel Falguera, describes many of the optimizations he implemented and why some didn't work.