Billionaire doctor wants to install a genome-analyzing supercomputer at a children’s hospital

Billionaire doctor Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to install a supercomputer at the Phoenix Childrens Hospital that will help doctors fully sequence and analyze patient genomes in seven days, and help build a database of genetic information that could help treat childhood disease.…

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Researchers hope deep learning algorithms can run on FPGAs and supercomputers

The NSF has funded projects that will investigate how deep learning algorithms run on FPGAs and across systems using the high-performance RDMA interconnect. Another project, led by Andrew Ng and two supercomputing experts, wants to put the models on supercomputers and give them a Python interface.…

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