Why the new Apple M1 Macs are entirely unsuitable for certain critically important industrial applications

The times we live in are truly exciting for technology lovers, every day we are faced with amazing new products and new destructive revolutions. The most recent seemed to be the one implemented by Apple in the field of computer microprocessors, with the introduction of the M1 chips based on ARM architecture it gave the idea of having wiped out[…]

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64 node AMD EPYC CPUs Mammoth computing cluster to aid COVID research

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and its partners AMD, Supermicro, and Cornelis Networks have installed a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster with memory and data storage capabilities optimized for data-intensive COVID-19 research and pandemic response. Funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the “big memory” cluster, called Mammoth, will be used at LLNL to perform genomics[…]

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Youtube-dl is taken down due to DMCA takedown notice by RIAA

The video downloading utility youtube-dl, like other large open-source projects, accepts contributions from all around the globe. It is used practically wherever there’s an Internet connection. It’s especially shocking, therefore, when what looks like a domestic legal spat–involving a take-down demand written by lawyers representing the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), a U.S. industry group, to Github, a U.S.[…]

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We are happy to announce that Linux Journal is back

In this tragic period, finally some excellent news, almost succulent for Linux enthusiasts. Linux Journal was a monthly technology magazine published since 1994 and it was a real point of reference for all Linux enthusiasts. In March 1994, Phil Hughes and Red Hat co-founder Bob Young published a new magazine about Linux, named Linux Journal. The first issue featured an “Interview[…]

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