If you are looking to register for CS555 (Numerical Methods for PDEs) with me in the Spring of 2020: The CSE510 crosslist is open now for Engineering students, CS555 will open to campus on Dec 12. πŸŽ“ πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« 🏫 courses.illinois.edu/schedule/

Help Mozilla collect/confirm voice samples to make open-source speech recognition/synthesis competitive! voice.mozilla.org/ - github.com/mozilla/DeepSpeech/

Illinois CS is hiring this year - with numerous open tenure track positions in ALL areas. Apply now!


It appears that I was wrong. I no longer believe that Intel's CPU OpenCL runtime is open-source software. The "build instructions" point back to the binary release to download the runtime. 😑😩 bit.ly/2kky2mO

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.” - nature.com/articles/d41586-019

Good advice from Denis Bakhvalov: How to get consistent results when benchmarking on Linux - easyperf.net/blog/2019/08/02/P

Want to learn things like this? Look for the next edition of my HPC abstractions class: bit.ly/hpcabstr-f18

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 github.com/intel/llvm/releases πŸ˜€πŸŽ‰

New paper submitted (actually a while ago): A Fast Algorithm with Error Bounds for Quadrature by Expansion - arxiv.org/abs/1801.04070. We call it


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