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Monday, April 15 • 11:15am - 11:45am
Kickstarting the Transition to Parallel Computing With Open Hardware - Andreas Olofsson, CEO at Adapteva

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Massively parallel computing will become truly ubiquitous once the vast majority of programmers and programs know how to take full advantage of the underlying hardware. Unfortunately this is easier said than done: Making parallel computing easy to use has been described as "a problem as hard as any that computer science has faced". With such big challenges ahead, we need to make sure that every programmer has access to cheap and open parallel hardware and development tools. For this reason, Adapteva launched the Parallella open hardware platform with the goal of democratizing access to parallel computing. In this talk, Andreas Olofsson CEO at Adapteva will present the Parallella computing platform and some of the positive developments that have come about as a result of taking an open approach to hardware.

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Andreas Olofsson

CEO, Adapteva
Andreas Olofsson founded Adapteva in 2008 with a mission to create a new class of low power parallel processors. Since its inception, Adapteva as a semiconductor company has achieved three "world firsts": first to build a microprocessor with 50 GFLOPS/Watt processing efficiency, first... Read More →

Monday April 15, 2013 11:15am - 11:45am PDT
Cyril Magnin Ballroom

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