Scientists built the largest AI supercomputer yet to create brain scale AI

Scientists built the largest AI supercomputer yet to create brain scale AI

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We’re conditioned to think that computer chips should be small, but a supercomputer made from chips the size of dinner plates is breaking records.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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ORNL ushers in the exascale computing era with the world’s first exaflop supercomputer

ORNL ushers in the exascale computing era with the world’s first exaflop supercomputer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Supercomputers are always getting faster, and now for the first time one has smashed the exascale barrier.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. After years...

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TSMC and Graphcore partnership accelerates AI training by over 40 percent

TSMC and Graphcore partnership accelerates AI training by over 40 percent

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As computing platforms get more powerful, and as chips evolve, we’ll enter into a virtuous cycle of continuous AI acceleration and improvement.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

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First molecular electronics chip opens the door to exabyte scale DNA storage

First molecular electronics chip opens the door to exabyte scale DNA storage

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future electronics and computers will be biological and synthetic, and this is just a step along the road in that direction …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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200 Quadrillion calculations per second, Summit, world’s most powerful AI supercomputer goes live

200 Quadrillion calculations per second, Summit, world’s most powerful AI supercomputer goes live

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As supercomputers become increasingly powerful they will increasingly help us realise new breakthroughs in everything from drug discovery and energy generation, through to materials and space travel, and everything in between.   It’s the most powerful computing platform on Earth, for now at least –...

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Revolutionary algorithm will soon let scientists simulate the entire human brain

Revolutionary algorithm will soon let scientists simulate the entire human brain

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today we can simulate 10 percent of the human brain in a supercomputer, but a whole brain simulation would revolutionise neuroscience, unlock the secrets of the brain and lead to new breakthrough cognitive treatments.   The renowned physicist Dr. Richard Feynman once said “What I...

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HPC and Quantum Computing experts partner to create the first Exascale applications

HPC and Quantum Computing experts partner to create the first Exascale applications

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF ORNL and D-Wave hope that by combining their expertise in HPC and Quantum computing they can make Exascale computing a reality sooner rather than later.   Just a couple of months after the US Department of Energy (DoE)  announced their partnership with HPE and their “future...

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US Department of Energy taps HP’s ‘Machine’ to beat China to Exascale HPC

US Department of Energy taps HP’s ‘Machine’ to beat China to Exascale HPC

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you want to create next generation anything, whether it’s AI, aircraft, drugs, energy, healthcare, or materials you need a supercomputer and today China has the advantage but the US want to get back on top.   For the first time in history the US...

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