Infinite Frameworks Goes High Def with Discreet’s Smoke and Inferno Systems

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Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK – News) today announced that Singapore-based post-production house Infinite Frameworks has purchased a Discreet smoke

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NASA KSC Image Analysis Facility Studying Sarasota Kidnapping Video

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Working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Image Analysis facility at Kennedy Space Center is studying the Sarasota kidnapping video of Carlie Brucia to provide any new information possible to law enforcement officers. Kennedy Space Center is joining NASA

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U.S. regains supercomputer lead on Top 500 list

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Federal agencies now possess the two most powerful computers on the Top 500 supercomputers list. The latest listing brings to an end the three-year run stranglehold on the top spot by the Japanese government. Even though this may be good news to those worried about the country’s computer supremacy, a report to be issued by the National Research Council ominously warns of the United States falling behind in its computer prowess despite these gains.
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Bob Bishop: SGI looking for Altix OEMs

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When the Top500 list of the world’s most powerful computers is published Monday, the 10,240 processor “Columbia” supercomputer that Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) recently built for NASA’s (National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s) Ames Research Center is expected to be the number-two system on the list.
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Japan’s RIKEN Bases New Protein Modeling Solution on SGI Altix 350 System

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Using a 16-processor SGI(R) Altix(R) 350 system from Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) as a cost-effective compute engine, Japan’s Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) this week is demonstrating a new molecular dynamics simulation solution at the Supercomputing Conference 2004. RIKEN will demonstrate its MDGRAPE-3 system in SGI’s SC2004 Booth No. 1311 and in RIKEN’s SC2004 Booth No.2748D at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
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