The UK Data Service and Digital Innovation are running an intense all-day hackathon on Saturday 24 September at The Shed at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
The UK Data Service Open Data Dive aims to bring together coders, data enthusiasts, graphic designers, project managers and pizza lovers into the same room to hunt down, crunch and beautify open social and economic data.
The Open Data Dive is free to attend and open to everyone. Free lunch and drinks will be provided.
Newcomers are welcome and there will be data specialists and programmers from the UK Data Service on hand to provide support and help. During the day, short parallel workshops will run on finding and understanding data, using APIs and big data.
For more information and registration follow the links below.
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The Hartree Centre is pleased to announce a sixth programme of access to its Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor cluster.
This is for projects from academia and industry that would like to experiment with their code on this exciting new architecture.
The sixth phase covers the period between Monday 25th July and Friday 21st October 2016.
The EU funded “Performance Optimisation and Productivity (POP) Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Computing Applications” currently provides various services to help improve performance of parallel software, including software written using MPI and OpenMP and for GPUs.
The big news from Microsoft is that, from this summer, Windows 10 will support user-mode programs from the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution.