Partners in Discovery

Contribution to the ongoing SciFund Challenge:  http://scifund.wordpress.com/ Question: “How is writing this microfunding proposal different than a traditional NSF grant?” Response: Public microfunding proposals may cover similar areas of research, but differ from traditional grants in several ways: Scale Appeal Community Return Scale Unlike traditional single-source grants, the microfunding model is instead focused on distributed […]
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HPC’s Impact on Cryptanalysis

The term “supercomputer” is often used interchangeably with high-performance computing (HPC), but typically refers specifically to the current most powerful computational systems. Since this is a constantly changing target for peak performance, access to a true “supercomputer” is limited to a small group for a short time before the next biggest systems evolve in turn […]
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