Category Archives: Research

Is supercomputing personal? Could it become personal?

While most of us are carrying around phones, ultrabooks and maybe the occasional mammoth laptop, these only represent a fraction of the computing capabilities found in today’s supercomputers. For those who don’t know, supercomputers (or High Performance Computing—aka HPC systems) … Read more >

Intel Labs announces the formation of the Intel Strategic Research Alliance (ISRA) on energy-efficient security for SoC devices in Brazil

SoC-based devices are expected to proliferate significantly in the coming years. One well-known source projects the total number of Internet connected devices globally to reach 25 billion by 2015 and 50 billion by 2020. Securing SoC-based devices and their associated … Read more >

Disruptive technologies to unlock the power of Big Data

This week’s announcement by Intel that it’s expanding the availability of the Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop* software to the US market is seriously exciting for the employees of this semiconductor giant, especially researchers like me.  Why?  Why would I … Read more >