When I linked my blog post from two days ago, Game changer for HPC: IBM and NVidia novel architecture, on Reddit, it was not well-received by some in the HPC community.
The big annoucnement at SC'13, the International Supercomputing conference sponsored by IEEE and ACM that is in its 25th year and that this year is in Denver, came from an IBM VP, speaking at the Nvidia booth. I believe the VP was Dave Turek.
New York University, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Washington launch a 5-year, $37.8 million cross-institutional effort
Three core goals:
Michael Chui of McKinsey Global Institute provided some clear insights about the benefits of opendata. Here are the 4 characteristics of open data provided by Chui: