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About Jonathan Hines

Jonathan Hines is a science writer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
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Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Boosting Industry with OpenACC
2 years ago

Boosting Industry with OpenACC

By  •  2 years ago  •  Industry

One of the biggest hurdles for users who want to take advantage of accelerated computing is the time required to write and update software. That’s especially true for industrial users, …
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Assessing the Cost of Air Pollution
3 years ago

Assessing the Cost of Air Pollution

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A new air quality model designed to estimate the costs of air pollution on human health received a boost in its early development from computing time at the Oak Ridge …
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A Problem with Polymer Theory
3 years ago

A Problem with Polymer Theory

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), used high-performance computing …
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Faces of Summit: Programming with Purpose
3 years ago

Faces of Summit: Programming with Purpose

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Infographic: Summit will be the world’s smartest supercomputer for open science
3 years ago

Infographic: Summit will be the world’s smartest supercomputer for open science

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Summit provides unprecedented opportunities for the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific discovery.

Here’s why:

  • GPU Brawn: Summit links more than 27,000 deep-learning optimized NVIDIA GPUs with the …
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Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes
3 years ago

Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Every life-form depends on access to basic nutrients for survival—even microbes that live in the soil. Though these organisms are invisible to the naked eye, their soil scavenging activity has …
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A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease
3 years ago

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Each year, 500,000 babies are born with a genetic disorder called sickle cell disease, a chronic illness that causes patients’ red blood cells to be abnormally shaped and to …
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As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies
3 years ago

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

In November 2015, three colleagues representing the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s three major supercomputing facilities struck up a conversation with a science and technology book publisher …
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Faces of Summit: Bursting with Ingenuity
3 years ago

Faces of Summit: Bursting with Ingenuity

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Faces of Summit: Modeling Safety
3 years ago

Faces of Summit: Modeling Safety

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Scaling Deep Learning for Science
3 years ago

Scaling Deep Learning for Science

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Deep neural networks—a form of artificial intelligence—have demonstrated mastery of tasks once thought uniquely human. Their triumphs have ranged from identifying animals in images, to recognizing human speech, to winning …
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OLCF to Celebrate 25 Years of HPC Leadership
3 years ago

OLCF to Celebrate 25 Years of HPC Leadership

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Twenty-five years ago, established computing architectures in the United States were approaching their limits, while the country’s need for computing power to solve challenging problems in science, energy, and national …
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OLCF Staff Honored for Excellence in Science, Technology, and Support
3 years ago

OLCF Staff Honored for Excellence in Science, Technology, and Support

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Several Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members were recognized at the annual Awards Night of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on October …
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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
3 years ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  3 years ago  •  Industry

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, …
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CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator
3 years ago

CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Smashing particles at near light speed is one thing. Aggregating enough storage and computing power to sort through the aftermath is quite another.

For the former, scientists have the Large …
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