In the early decades of modern computing – the 1960s and 1970s – only the largest corporations and governmental agencies had access to computers of any kind (think IBM, NASA, DoD, etc.). Computers were too large, too challenging to maintain, … Continue reading Democratizing Research through High-Performance Computing
ITS is delighted to welcome Jason Simms as the College’s Research Computing Manager. In this new role, Jason will be working with faculty and students to provide access to high-performance computing and research data storage, as well as facilitating support … Continue reading Introducing Jason Simms, Research Computing Manager
Swarthmore has a couple of drones that are being used for aerial photography and video segments about our facilities for recruiting and for research. Most recently, the Athletic department used drone footage to create a Swarthmore Athletics Drone Tour. Similarly, … Continue reading Drones!
Swarthmore ITS recently added Jupyter notebooks to the Strelka high performance computing cluster, enabling students and faculty to access enhanced computing power via a standard notebook interface. Jupyter notebooks are interactive pages that can mix blocks of code with text, … Continue reading Jupyter Notebooks Now Available on Strelka
As the Spring 2021 semester rolls to a close, ITS is gearing up to support summer research. Whether you are a professor or student, we are here to support your work. Documentation Keeping a log, journal, or record of your … Continue reading Be the Envy of Your Colleagues With These Amazing Summer Research Resources from ITS!