Help! The Beatles became XML!

A markup language is a mechanism to add labels to a text to define a structure of the document. The copy editors did that long time ago to give instructions to the typesetters. Now, all these tasks are computerized, and

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If you can visualize the shape, you can understand the system

James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) was a Scottish theoretical physicist. His most prominent achievement was the formulation of a set of equations over which we walked in the hallway of James Clerk Maxwell building at EPCC supercomputing centre (University of Edinburgh). His

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Discovering the Energy of the Future

The essence of our projects is adding new functionality to existing software. However, as software is only a means to an end, a question arises right away: what is it going to be used for? The answer is an exciting

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The Three Musketeers in Ljubljana (Slovenia)

The journey to Ljubljana was a long one – especially for Mathi and Evguenia, who had to catch a flight from Edinburgh at 6am and had a layover in Amsterdam. Nevertheless, after plenty of naps on the plane, the two

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SoHPC – The Week so far: Pollock Halls & OpenMP

Image of the group having a picnic in Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

The Summer of HPC Training week began on Sunday. Those of us more experienced in the kind of weather that can usually be expected in Edinburgh were pleasantly surprised when we arrived on Saturday. Those who hail from sunnier climes

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