06 Oct 2021

America’s First Exascale Supercomputer Is ‘On Track’ for 2021 Deployment

After years of preparation, the US’s first exascale supercomputer will be in function in the near future. The device is currently being installed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, according to the lab. Exascale systems will be essential to the next generation of high-performance supercomputing and are capable of operating

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16 Aug 2021

Oak Ridge-Made Software Platform Digitally Twins All U.S. Buildings

Researchers at the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are currently developing a modeling software suite that takes advantage of publicly available data to provide specifics and enable those interested to visualize energy details about 129 million buildings in America. The simulation tool has been named the Automatic Building Energy

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11 Feb 2021

A Cloud-Connected, AI-Enabling Commercial Computer is Heading to the International Space Station

An artificial intelligence enabling computer will be launched into orbit on February 20, eventually reaching the International Space Station via Northrop Grumman’s resupply mission. The computer has been named the Spaceborne Computer-2 and is designed to enable in-space commercial artificial intelligence and real-time data processing capabilities. The device was constructed

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28 Apr 2020

Republican Lawmakers Propose Bill to Support Government COVID-19 Research Effort

Earlier this week, nine House Republicans introduced legislation that would codify a range of federal research efforts combatting COVID-19, as well as strategically boosting the technology capabilities of the government to foresee future health threats. The bill, which was introduced by Rep. Frank Lucas as well as eight other co-sponsors,

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22 Apr 2020

DARPA Wants Tech That Can Trick Computer Vision

A newly unveiled Artificial Intelligence Exploration Opportunity reveals that the Pentagon’s research arm is searching for new technologies that have the ability to disrupt, fool, or undermine the systems that allow computers to “see.” The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals for innovative technical research concepts that aim

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07 Apr 2020

U.S. High Performance Computing Takes On COVID-19

The US Federal government has assembled a group of high-performance computing (HPC) resources for the disposal of researchers who are tirelessly looking for potential cures and treatments for the COVID-19 virus, which has claimed thousands of lives across the globe. HPC may be critical to finding a cure, as it

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