Unified Memory for CUDA Beginners

Features, Beginner, CUDA C++, Kepler, pascal, Unified Memory

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 19 2017

My previous introductory post, “An Even Easier Introduction to CUDA C++“, introduced the basics of CUDA programming by showing how to write a simple program that allocated two arrays of numbers in memory accessible to the GPU and then added them t

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Developer Voices

News, Developer Voices

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 16 2017

We love seeing all of the NVIDIA GPU-related tweets – here’s some that we came across this week: When you receive news that you get 45k extra to spend on GPU hardware.

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Facebook Training AI Bots to Negotiate with Humans

Features, Research, CUDA, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 15 2017

Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) published a paper introducing AI-based dialog agents that can negotiate and compromise.

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New Zealand Building GPU-Accelerated Petaflop Supercomputer

News, Research, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 14 2017

New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) is upgrading their supercomputers with three new energy efficient systems that will be used for weather forecasting and climate research.

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GPU-Accelerated Supercomputers Create Largest Simulation of the Universe

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster, Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 13 2017

To investigate the nature of dark matter and dark energy, researchers from University of Zurich simulated the formation of our entire universe with the help of two GPU-accelerated supercomputers.

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