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2014-10-09 12:33:41

Staying at 25 Hotels; Generating $11 Million in Direct Spending PHOENIX, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Phoenix Convention Center will be the center of activity this week as the city welcomes the Anita Borg Institute's 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference from Oct. 8-10. More than 8,000 attendees from all over the world are expected to travel to downtown Phoenix for the world's largest gathering of women technologists, including professionals...

2014-10-08 23:09:35

Apple, Bank of America, Bloomberg, Google, Microsoft, Microsoft Research, Palantir, Qualcomm Incorporated, Symantec, and Venmo support NCWIT’s outreach efforts at the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) today announced that Apple, Bank of America, Bloomberg, Google, Microsoft, Microsoft Research, Palantir, Qualcomm, Symantec, and Venmo are supporting NCWIT’s...

2014-09-09 00:23:21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SERIOUS DEBUGGING Profile America -- Tuesday, September 9th. The first instance of debugging a computer was recorded on this date in 1947. The early Mark II computer being developed at Harvard University was balky, and a programming team-- which included Navy Lieutenant Grace Hopper, a pioneer...

NERSC Turns On Switch For 'Edison'
2014-01-30 15:07:07

NERSC The National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center recently accepted “Edison,” a new flagship supercomputer designed for scientific productivity. Named in honor of American inventor Thomas Alva Edison, the Cray XC30 will be dedicated in a ceremony held at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) on Feb. 5, and scientists are already reporting results. About 5,000 researchers working on 700 projects and running 600...

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2010-11-16 14:35:00

The Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) announced on Tuesday that it is now home to the fifth most powerful supercomputer in the world. The new supercomputer can perform 1.05 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second) running the Linpack benchmark.  The machine is named Hopper after Admiral Grace Hopper, a pioneer in software development and programming languages. The Hopper is funded by Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of...

2009-05-22 06:00:00

Engler Recognized For Excellence in Software Quality Research SAN FRANCISCO, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the software integrity company, today announced that company co-founder Dawson Engler was awarded the Grace Murray Hopper Award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his groundbreaking research on automated program checking that finds defects in complex computer software. In naming Dr. Engler to this award, ACM noted that, "Dawson Engler introduces and develops...

2008-10-09 09:00:23

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI) today announced record breaking attendance levels for its 8th Annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in computing in industry, academia, and government, the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is a four-day technical conference designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. The conference, attended by 1,450 people, took place in Keystone,...

2008-09-19 09:00:18

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI) today announced pre-conference sessions designed to help technical women recession proof their career at the upcoming Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in computing in industry, academia, and government, the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is a four-day technical conference designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. This year the...


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