Today we celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating the world’s first computer programmer and her achievements. It is also a day celebrating the contributions of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Today Estonia has become the 21st European country to sign the European declaration on high-performance computing (HPC). The aim is to pool European and national resources to build and deploy world-class supercomputers that would be ranked in the world's top three by 2022-2023.
A team of researchers lead by Mark Potse from Inria Bordeaux Sud-Ouest is using high performance computing resources to study heart arrhythmias and help doctors in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Latvia has announced its intention to join the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, and participate in and contribute to European and national efforts to acquire, build and deploy in Europe the world’s most powerful supercomputers.