Face shields ineffective at curbing coronavirus COVID-19 spread, says Japanese supercomputer Fugaku

A recent simulation by a Japanese supercomputer named Fugaku has claimed that plastic face shields are ineffective in curbing the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 as they are almost totally ineffective at trapping respiratory aerosols.

Sep 23, 2020, 06:49 AM IST

Google builds world’s fastest machine learning training supercomputer that breaks AI performance records

Google said that it achieved these results with ML model implementations in TensorFlow, JAX, and Lingvo. Four of the eight models were trained from scratch in under 30 seconds.

Jul 30, 2020, 12:17 PM IST

In see-saw battle for fastest supercomputer, China readies biggest 'weapon' vs US

A supercomputer capable of calculations five times quicker than the current record-holder is being developed.

Aug 07, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

SpaceX to launch supercomputer to space

  SpaceX is poised to launch an unmanned cargo ship toward the International Space Station Monday, including a super-computer that could direct astronauts on future deep-space missions.

Aug 14, 2017, 11:26 AM IST

The ISS crew is welcoming its newest member next week – Its first supercomputer!

Called the Spaceborne Computer, the system is designed to last for up to a year, which according to the company, is roughly the amount of time it will take to travel to Mars.

Aug 12, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Japan to develop world’s fastest supercomputer by 2017

Expected to be ready by 2017, the superefficient computer plan is a part of the government’s policy that aims at helping Japan regain its position in the world as a technology giant at a time when the country is facing stiff competition from China and South Korea. 

Dec 01, 2016, 02:30 AM IST

DNA: India's supercomputer will predict exact monsoon forecast

Watch this special segment and get to know about the supercomputer that will forecast exact monsoon.
To know more watch this full video here.

Jun 16, 2016, 00:39 AM IST

Hitler's coding machine meets its nemesis

Hitler's Lorenz machine boasted 1.6 million billion possible coding combinations thanks to a series of twelve rotors, a million times more complex than the more feted Enigma machine.

Jun 04, 2016, 05:46 AM IST

Let your idle phone help cure cancer as you sleep

Imagine that your idle phone is helping power cancer research as you hit the sack. With a new app, Australia's Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Vodafone Foundation want to create a "supercomputer" that will use the free power from your smartphone to help speed up cancer research.

Nov 09, 2015, 17:56 PM IST