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I just flew in from Taiwan, and, Boy! are my arms tired
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 22/03/11 0
This is the third of three blog posts detailing my recent trip to Taiwan. The trip was to do a training course introducing Taiwanese professors on how to use the Intel Manycore Testing Lab.  This first part details my flight and first day on the island nation.  The second part discusses the actua...
Taiwanese Academics Programming the Intel Manycore Testing Lab
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 14/03/11 0
This is the second (and probably most relevant) part of a three part sequence on my recent trip to Taiwan. The trip was to do a training course introducing Taiwanese professors on how to use the Intel Manycore Testing Lab.  The first part dealt with my flight and first day on the island nation; t...
Getting to Taiwan and what I found there
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 10/03/11 2
This is the first is a series of three blog posts detailing my recent trip to Taiwan. The trip was to do a training course introducing Taiwanese professors on how to use the Intel Manycore Testing Lab.  This first part details my flight out and first day on the island nation.  If you're just inte...
A Tale of Two Cakes
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 08/02/11 2
Parallel Programming Talk has now put out 100 episodes. The first were done as phone-in Internet radio shows. We now are broadcasting video interviews and have just inaugurated a newly constructed Intel Software Network studio. Our special 100th episode is now available for viewing. This mileston...
Don't foist your oyster moisture onto the cloister
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 20/01/11 1
Almost a year ago I blogged about the IBM system, Watson, being created and programmed for playing as a contestant on the game show Jeopardy! It seems that the taping of the three game series of machine versus former players/champions Ken Jennings (winner of 74 straight games) and Brad Rutter (wi...
Why Parallel Performance Results Don't Matter...much
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 11/01/11 10
Let me state up front that the opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of Intel Software Network or the editorial policies of the ISN Parallel Programming Community.  It's just me and my bias. I was reading a paper a few days ago that described how the author took 4 numeric c...
My Parallel Junkie Enabler
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 10/01/11 1
I love my wife. You may recall that for my 2008 birthday she got me Introduction to Algorithms, 3E. She knows how to feed my "addiction" for parallel programming knowledge and books. For Christmas this year she got me a copy of Introduction to Parallel Computing, 2E, by Grama, Gupta, Karypis, and...
Does this chip make my 1000 cores look fat?
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 04/01/11 0
A report from the University of Glasgow heralds a research breakthrough where over 1000 cores were built into a single chip. Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology was used. The chip was reported to perform some graphics related computation at a rate of 20X current processors running thr...
Parallel Programming Talk #77 - Charles Leiserson
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 24/05/10 0
Welcome to Show 77 of Parallel Programming Talk originally broadcast on May 18th, 2010. On the show Clay talked with Prof. Charles Leiserson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cilk Arts) about why programmers don't get good speed up in their parallel programs.  (Aaron was on vacation this we...
The 2009 Intel Threading Challenge Contest roundup
Autor: Clay Breshears (Intel) Publicado em 07/12/09 0
The winner for the Phase 2 portion of the 2009 Intel Threading Challenge Contest has been announced. Go to the contest website for details. For this contest, we broke up the problems into two Phases. The first phase had 6 problems and ran 13 weeks from 06 APR to 03 JUL; the second phase also had ...