Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-01-21

Applications

Techila Tech pulished a video demo of running MATLAB on a 1000 Google Cloud cores getting a speed-up of 945 using the company's tools. Read further...
Scared about computers taking over the world? When they do, you will still be able to enjoy fireworks. Even more perfect and safer fireworks than humans can do on their own. ScienceNode runs an article on research funded by the Army High Performance Computing Research Center. Scientist Tarek Zohdi calculated the blast envelope of a typical aerial firework. Industrial grade fireworks can contain 100 million grains, ScienceNode writes. When calculating the effect of atmospheric drag across time, these calculations soar into the exabyte range and beyond. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The European Open Science Cloud just got a bit closer to coming into existence this week with announcements of the European Parliament, the European Commission and an expert workshop in Heidelberg. Read further...