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8 Surprising Things Swarthmore ITS Offers

ITS offers a wide range of services, some of which you might not know about.  The following eight services are available to the campus community.  To learn more, get in touch with your Academic Technologist. 1. Free 3D Printing and Laser … Continue reading 8 Surprising Things Swarthmore ITS Offers

Supercomputing in Plain English: Online Workshop

Oklahoma University will be offering a series of free online workshops called “Supercomputing In Plain English.”  The workshops will be help on Tuesdays at 3PM starting on January 25, 2010.  You can follow along with the presenter using a variety of videoconferencing options along with lecture slides and the opportunity to submit questions via e-mail or phone. See the web site for the workshop or get in touch with Andrew Ruether from ITS (aruethe2, x8254) for more information.  If you are planning to participate, drop Andrew an e-mail.  If we have enough interest we will set up a dedicated videoconference space. … Continue reading Supercomputing in Plain English: Online Workshop

Supercomputing Resources At Swarthmore

Swarthmore has received a startup allocation of time on the TeraGrid supercomputing network . We can provide faculty and students time on a variety of machines for education and research purposes (for free!). From TeraGrid’s website: Using high-performance network connections, the TeraGrid integrates high-performance computers, data resources and tools, and high-end experimental facilities around the country. Currently, TeraGrid resources include more than a petaflop of computing capability and more than 30 petabytes of online and archival data storage, with rapid access and retrieval over high-performance networks. Researchers can also access more than 100 discipline-specific databases. With this combination of resources, … Continue reading Supercomputing Resources At Swarthmore