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Wellington and Austin: programming lots of cores

A couple of back-to-back opportunities to see great talks about harness lots of cores, and to give talks about programming options and why we do not need to give up on programmability in our quest

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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Introducing Intel Ultrabook™ – Part One

Recently, I’ve been tempted to get a MacBook Air Pro* because of its light-weight and stylish look.

Authored by Jules Alfani (Intel) Last updated on 03/27/2019 - 14:13
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Posted notes from "Multithreading and VFX" SIGGRAPH class

We taught a class on "Multithreading and VFX" on July 24 at SIGGRAPH 2013.

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/31/2018 - 15:00
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New book: Multithreading for Visual Effects

Several authors from DreamWorks Animation, Pixar, Side Effects, AMD and Intel got together to write a book based on the Siggraph 2013 course on Multithreading in Visual Effects.

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:00
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Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library

The Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) helps speed big data analytics by providing highly optimized algorithmic building blocks for all data analysis stages (Pre-processing, Transformation, Analysis, Modeling, Validation, and Decision Making) for offline, streaming and distributed analytics usages. It’s designed for use with popular data platforms including Hadoop*, Spark*,...
Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:00
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The New Parallel Universe Magazine is Out: All About Vectorization

Parallel Universe is Intel's quarterly magazine that explores inroads and innovations in software development. The new issue takes a deep dive into the subject of vectorization and what it can do for you. Our first feature article looks at the SIMD directives for explicit vector programming now available in OpenMP. The second article walks you through Vectorization Advisor, a new tool in the...
Authored by Sally Sams (Intel) Last updated on 12/31/2018 - 15:00
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A Community for Developing Modern Code

Most code does not take full advantage of the multi-level parallelism capabilities of today's processors. A new Intel effort provides a community to help developers modernize their code. The community offers training, access to tools, support, the opportunity to share ideas with peers, and advice from industry experts. Developing modern code ensures that developers do not leave any performance on...
Authored by Mike P. (Intel) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:00
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Three Pieces of Advice for Code Modernization Success

What three code modernization techniques would I suggest to help a programmer improve the execution performance of her code? With too many specific things to choose from, these are three recommendations for any programmer anywhere and anytime.
Authored by Clay B. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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What is Thread Parallelism, and How Do I Put It to Use?

An Intro to Multi-Level Parallelism for High-Performance Computing by Clay Breshears | Life Sciences Software Architect, Intel
Authored by Clay B. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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My Journey to learn Modern Code

When I first saw a session at IDF where masters of the Modern Code were discussing it got me intrigued to think more. Fellow Black Belt Gaston Hillar gave me good insight into it. I had a quick chat also with our Black Belt Program Manager Kathy(Always filled with Energy) she also explained about how cool Code modernization is.
Authored by Abhishek 81 Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08