Technical Computing Labs

Monday, February 7th, 2011

The TC group now has a lab with early access to technical computing software. TC Labs Projects Sho TPL Dataflow Dryad, DSC, and DryadLINQ CTP Release on HPC Server 2008 R2 SP1 I’m working on the last ...

Further Down the Rabbit Hole

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- ...

Microsoft’s Technical Computing Initiative

Monday, May 17th, 2010

I’m so excited to see Microsoft has announced it’s Technical Computing Initiative. You can see a bunch of interviewers with key people both inside and outside of Microsoft have to say here  There’s lots of videos. As Tony Hey says (in his video on the site): “We did 20 years of research ...

Mixed Languages: The Right Tool for The Right Job

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

The N-body modeling code and visualization I’ve been working on finally got off the ground in some sort of reasonable form last night. Here you can see it running with 5000 stars at over 30 frames a second. It’s been working from the start (agile/TDD isn’t something you just write about) ...

N-Body Modeling and Technical Computing Resources

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Someone asked for a list of resources on N-Body modeling. I had a bunch of links in my favorites so here they are. I also threw in some more on technical computing and writing high performance code.