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  • Driving Gender Equality in the Tech Industry: Breaking down unconscious bias

    By: Angelo Apa, Technical Sales and Business Development Director Lenovo Data Center Group Today, women make up at least 40 percent of the global workforce — and in some countries, more than half, according to the Pew Research Center. This figure, however, plummets across the globe once we zero in on the tech industry, where only […]

  • How to WIN at networking

    An NSF grant combined with significant DOE support sends women to build the world’s fastest computer network. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node https://sciencenode.org/feature/this-womans-work.php”>Science Node on 21st February 2018 Each year a very-high capacity temporary network is designed and built solely to serve the world’s largest conference of all things supercomputing: SC. Planned more […]

  • Broadening Participation in Blue Waters

    Guest post by Scott Lathrop, Blue Waters Project, NCSA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. In 2013, NSF commissioned the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to examine the priorities and associated trade-offs for advanced computing in support of NSF-sponsored science and engineering research. The committee’s report made recommendations […]

  • Building a better brain

    Can you build a smarter computer by imitating the human brain? Catherine Schuman of ORNL thinks so. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node First published on Science Node on 3rd January 2018 The human brain weighs three pounds and is made up of more than 100 billion nerve cells that allow us to remember birthdays, recognize and evade […]

  • My adventure as SCinet student volunteer

    Guest post by: Anja Gerbes, Center for Scientific Computing, Frankfurt, Germany I attended SC17 in Denver as a first-time SCinet Student and it was very exciting to learn so many new things in the field of High Performance Computing (HPC). I was responsible for the fibers and, because it was my first-time as a SCinet […]