AMD announces new dual-GPU FirePro S9300 x2 designed for HPC and scientific computing

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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

United States Geological Survey confirms it: Fracking causes earthquakes

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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

Best guesses about the new Tesla Model 3 people’s car

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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