Earlier this month, AMD announced a new dual-GPU aimed at VR developers — now it’s bringing that same chip to the HPC space. It’s the first time AMD has launched a dual GPU for scientific computing and supercomputer deployments, but the chip’s enormous single-precision performance is somewhat offset by technological limitations.
from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/225817-amd-announces-new-dual-gpu-firepro-designed-for-hpc
from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2016/03/amd-announces-new-dual-gpu-firepro.html
Entities all around the world, from cities to whole countries, have issued moratoria on fracking pending conclusive evidence of its risks. Well, some of that evidence is in: fracking causes earthquakes.
from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225753-united-states-geological-survey-confirms-it-fracking-causes-earthquakes
from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2016/03/united-states-geological-survey.html
The rumor mill spins up as the clock spools down to the Tesla Model 3 introduction. Expect to wait a year and a half to take delivery: late 2017, maybe 2018.
from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225782-best-guesses-about-the-new-tesla-model-3-peoples-car
from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2016/03/best-guesses-about-new-tesla-model-3.html
Aldershot Town extend Millwall striker Alfie Pavey’s loan spell until the end of the season.
from BBC News – London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/35937157
from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2016/03/millwalls-pavey-extends-aldershot-loan.html
The blockchain could be a revolution — but only if it’s capable of scaling beyond the tech enthusiast crowd to provide smart solutions to whole populations.
from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225660-bitcoin-could-soon-use-more-power-than-denmark-but-help-is-on-the-way
from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2016/03/bitcoin-could-soon-use-more-power-than.html
A 23-year-old London man who prosecutors claim sent thousands of tweets in support of Islamic State militants pleads guilty to encouraging terrorism.
from BBC News – London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35932616#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa
from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2016/03/man-admits-to-sending-pro-is-tweets.html
The Japanese have reestablished contact with the Hitomi X-ray observatory thought destroyed several days ago — but it’s not clear if meaningful control of the satellite can be reestablished.
from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225773-japans-lost-black-hole-satellite-is-back-online-still-tumbling-through-space
from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2016/03/japans-lost-black-hole-satellite-is.html