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Brian Harvey helps scratch the itch for Parallelism within Comp Sci AP courses.
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 03/28/20113
In the United States, we have what are called Advanced Placement (AP) courses, designed to give high achieving and ambitious young people in high school a head start before they enter college. There is quite a bit of exciting new work being done on modernizing the AP process for Computer Science...
How Broad are you Shoulders?
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 03/17/20111
We've all achieved what we have in life with the help of others – by standing on the shoulders of giants as the old saying goes. Well how broad are your shoulders? Here at the Academic Community we are considering a program to help encourage mentoring among our members. We'll focus on parallelism...
Everyone has a dream
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 01/31/20114
We all have dreams, but it often takes a lot of work to make them come true. More than 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, a great American, delivered a seminal speech calling for equality in the United States. In my opinion, inherent in that speech and throughout his life's work, was an und...
Future Casting at Intel: Brian David Johnson foresees a parallel future
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 01/25/20110
The future is Brian David Johnson's business. As a futurist at Intel Corporation, his charter is to develop an actionable vision for computing in 2020. His work is called "future casting"-using ethnographic field studies, technology research, trend data, and even science fiction to provide Intel ...
The Farmer and the Cowman Should be Friends -working together to build a parallel future at SC10
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 11/10/20100
Well, it has not come to this, but there is still quite a bit of heat in the discussion as to how academia should respond to the near universal move by CPU manufacturers to a manycore architecture. I think that the response must be that parallel programming is just the way computer and computatio...
A Sea Change in Computer Science Education
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 08/30/20107
After decades of sturm und drang over whether or not to include parallelism in the undergraduate computer science curriculum, we can announce definitively that battle is over. Parallelism is here, and it already abides. Fortunately, we are not left staring into the abyss. Academia, Industry and...
The academic community manager looks back at 2009
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 02/09/20100
Hello, we've got some exciting new projects coming in 2010, but first, a review of the high points of 2009 seems in order. Last year the Academic Community really began to flourish; with our members active participation and leadership, we were able to really make an impact on advancing and expan...
Intel Academic Community Bulletin, September 2009
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 09/03/20090
Here in the US, the new semester is gearing up and professors are back at work.  Is everyone ready with their lesson plans? And how much weight will you be placing on teaching Parallelism this year?  Let us know by completing your online profile and be sure to take a look at our updated Academic ...
Intel Academic Community. July 2009 Update.
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 07/23/20090
The Academic Community team together with Brooklyn Technical High School launched a Parallelism Curriculum Pilot, there have been a number of interesting blog posts on the Academic Community website, and, of key importance, we have a number of new parallel programming teaching modules on our Mood...
June/July in the Intel Academic Community
By Paul Steinberg (Intel)Posted 07/09/20090
Now that classes are done for many of us, we can start turning our attention to research and training projects. This last month saw some really great activities in the Middle East; I’ll be highlighting a few of those.  I’ll  also be be talking about the debut of Intel Software Network TV, a power...