30 04, 2015

Congratulations for ten years of science at BSC

2017-08-09T12:21:25+00:00April 30th, 2015|

Various representatives from scientific, political and industrial fields congratulated BSC for its 10th anniversary.  BSC produced a video that includes 26 testimonials (listed in speaking order): Andreu Mas-Colell, Carmen Vela, Antoni Brufau, Pedro Morenés, Bernard Bigot, John Hennessy, Yang Yuanquing, Lino Barañao, Rajeeb Hazra, Valentí Fuster, Jen-Hsun Huang, Michele Parrinello, Erich Clementi, Juan Ignacio Cirac, Orlando Ayala, Álvaro Giménez, [...]

22 04, 2015

Quin llibre regalar per Sant Jordi?

2017-08-09T12:21:47+00:00April 22nd, 2015|

Quin llibre regalar per Sant Jordi? Aquest any em permeto recomanar un parell d'excellents llibres de dos grans amics de qui se'n pot apendre molt: "El mestre" de Màrius Mollà i "La Font Picant d'Argentona"  d'en Pep Padrós.  No en dubteu, l'encertareu! "El mestre", també en castellà "El Maestro" és de l'escriptor Màrius Molla, una apassionant novel·la sobre els somnis que [...]

22 04, 2015

What we mean by Cognitive Computing

2017-08-09T12:21:57+00:00April 22nd, 2015|

We are entering a new era in computing that departs form the current model of computing as process automation to provide a collaborative platform for discovery to gain actionable insights. To do so, research community are including advanced analytics tools in the systems middleware to offer predictive models . Thanks to the advent of Big Data these models can be improved, [...]

15 04, 2015

Cognitive Computing: Benefits and Challenges of Next Tech Revolution

2017-08-09T12:22:39+00:00April 15th, 2015|

Today THE DIGITAL POST have published an article from Mateo Valero and Jordi Torres!  We present the benefits and challenges of  "Cognitive Computing". For today world it is required a continuous development of supercomputing systems enabling the convergence of advanced analytic algorithms and big data technologies driving new insights based on the massive amounts of available data. This will be one of the strategic [...]

11 04, 2015

New developer position at BSC in our research group

2017-08-09T12:22:58+00:00April 11th, 2015|

The Autonomic Systems and e-Business Platforms group from the Computer Science Department at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS) under the collaboration agreement with CA Technologies is offering a developer position. The project will be developed in close collaboration with industrial partners. CLOSING DATE:  Thursday, 30 April, 2015 Key Duties The position is aimed to contribute to the design and [...]

8 04, 2015

Deep Learning Senior position at BSC in Barcelona

2017-08-09T12:23:04+00:00April 8th, 2015|

We are looking for an excellent and highly motivated senior candidate to join our research group to work in "Deep Learning" area with an ICREA position to reinforce the Cognitive Computing group. The ICREA position is not compatible with a part time permanent contract outside the Catalan research system. Scholars with a permanent position in the Catalan research system for longer [...]

6 04, 2015

Integración de Apache Spark y Cassandra en Barcelona

2017-08-09T12:23:10+00:00April 6th, 2015|

Para el próximo Barcelona Spark Meetup hemos preparado una presentación del trabajo que estamos llevando a cabo en nuestro grupo de investigación en el BSC con Spark. Aprovecharemos para contar las última “news” del Spark Summit 2015 del próximo Marzo que se celebra en New York donde el BSC presenta la ponencia “multi-modal big data analysis within the Spark ecosystem in Marenostrum supercomputer” además de [...]

3 04, 2015

Décimo aniversario del BSC: Hoy computar, mañana computar cognitivamente

2017-08-09T12:23:18+00:00April 3rd, 2015|

Esta semana se ha celebrado el décimo aniversario del Barcelona Supercomputing Center-Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) en el que asistieron más de 500 personas entre personal del centro e invitados del ámbito político, científico e industrial. Un acto que sirvió para confirmar la voluntad del centro de seguir trabajando al servicio de la ciencia y la sociedad. Entre muchas otras [...]