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GPU Technology Conference – Watch Keynote Videos
May 15, 2012 @ 12:00 am - May 17, 2012 @ 12:00 am
The NVIDIA GTC conference took place May 14-17, in San Jose, CA.The keynotes are available here. Anyone interested in GPU computing should watch them. GTC advances awareness of high performance computing, and connects the scientists, engineers, researchers, and developers who use GPUs to tackle enormous computational challenges. Tuesday, May 15 Opening Keynote Jen-Hsun Huang (Co-Founder, President and CEO, NVIDIA) Hear about what’s next in computing and graphics, and preview disruptive technologies and exciting demonstrations from across industries. Jen-Hsun co-founded NVIDIA in 1993 and has served since its inception as president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors. Wednesday, May 16 Keynote: From Democratic Consensus to Cannibalistic Hordes: GPU Computing Reveals the Principles of Collective Behavior Iain Couzin (Professor, Princeton University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ) Prof. Iain D. Couzin will demonstrate how GPU computing has been pivotal in the study of collective behavior, helping reveal how collective action emerges in a wide range of groups from plague locusts to human crowds, and the critical role that uninformed, or weakly-opinionated, individuals play in democratic consensus decision-making. Thursday, May 17 Keynote: Not Your Grandfather’s Moon Landing
Boehme and Faler are part of a team of international scientists and engineers who want to send a rover to the moon before the end of the year 2013. In this presentation, they will discuss their goals, recent accomplishments and milestones, and how GPUs have help in unexpected ways.