Open source in academia, or really anywhere: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Write a program to fish for him and you maintain it for a lifetime.” -

Good advice from Denis Bakhvalov: How to get consistent results when benchmarking on Linux -

Want to learn things like this? Look for the next edition of my HPC abstractions class:

This Thursday (Aug 1), Matt Wala successfully defended his PhD. Congratulations Matt! πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ“ πŸ“–

It looks like the Intel CPU implementation / ICD is (a) not dead (b) now open source πŸ˜€πŸŽ‰

New paper submitted (actually a while ago): A Fast Algorithm with Error Bounds for Quadrature by Expansion - We call it


Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more