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By: Jeff Reser

March 25, 2020 12:40 pm

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3 Ways Open Source is Helping to Tackle Climate Change

Amid the current global pandemic and all of the research activity associated with it, our lives have changed dramatically.  World economies have been greatly impacted, but I remain confident that things will recover in a few months.  Open source software and supercomputers around the world have been helping in that research, as discussed […]

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By: Jeff Reser

February 11, 2020 9:04 pm

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How High Performance Computing is Powering the Age of Genomic Big Data

What does bacteria, a blade of grass and the human body have in common? On the surface, very little. But given the title of this blog, you’re probably way ahead of me. At a cellular level, they all make use of the same superb genetic database to control their appearance, as well as how […]

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By: Jeff Reser

November 11, 2019 6:39 pm

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Rise of the Chameleon – SUSE at SC19

The impact of High-Performance Computing (HPC) goes beyond traditional research boundaries to enhance our daily lives.  SC19 is the international conference for High Performance Computing, networking, storage and analysis taking place in Denver November 17-22.  SUSE will once again have a strong presence at SC19 – and if you are attending we would […]

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By: Jeff Reser

September 16, 2019 4:45 pm

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Lunar Vacation Planning

The moon’s surface is not exactly a vacation spot – with no atmosphere, a gloomy gray landscape, average temperatures around -300 degrees Fahrenheit, and a lengthy 5-day, 250,000-mile commute from Earth.  Yet, being able to use our Moon as a stepping-stone towards Mars and beyond is essential and the research we can […]

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By: Jeff Reser

June 24, 2019 11:15 pm

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Asteroids, SUSE and Protecting the Planet

“I don’t want to be the embarrassment of the galaxy to have had the power to deflect an asteroid, and then not and end up going extinct. We’d be the laughingstock of the aliens of the cosmos if that were the case.”  - Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist Asteroid Day is […]

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By: Jeff Reser

June 16, 2019 5:33 pm

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Enabling Discoveries with AI and HPC (and the Rise of Helium)

This week I am attending the International Supercomputing conference in Frankfurt, and I am in awe of the scientists and researchers that are here and their ability to dig in and understand super complex problems in very specialized areas.  While I am humbled by the world-changing work represented at a conference like this, I […]

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