Visualising how the World’s Centre for Supercomputing Shifted over the Last Decade

1. Introduction In an age marked by data-driven knowledge, visualisation plays a major role for exploring and understanding datasets. Visualisations have an amazing ability to condense, analyse, and communicate data as if telling a story with numbers. In contrast to

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An Interactive Visualisation to Explore the Top500 List

1. Introduction Among many definitions of visualisation, I prefer when perhaps it was ideally described as the transformation of the symbolic into the geometric (McCormick, 1987). In this sense, visualisation methods are increasingly embraced to explore, communicate, and establish our

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Visualising the World Map of Supercomputers

“The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.”, John Tukey. Introduction Data visualisation continues to change the way we see, interpret and understand the world around us. But it

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That’s hot

Over the past decades, the planet has been experiencing worldwide climate change. In particular, the global warming process is characterized by drastic weather events, such as long periods of drought, or short intense precipitation. These can crucially affect vegetation and

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Make it simple but significant – HPC usage visualisation

Almost two weeks have passed since my first visit to EPCC at the University of Edinburgh. I met my mentor in the first week and we’ve started working on my project from the first minute of our meeting. A little

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Bringing visualisation to the web with Python and Bokeh

These days the world seems to run on data; from Google, to the NSA/GCHQ, to CERN, everyone seems to want more data, and be willing to go to great lengths to get it. However, once we have all of this

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Recipes for HPC success in Dublin

This year, with my undergraduate degree (in Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of York in the UK) drawing to a close, I decided to deviate from my normal summer schedule of maths books and computer games to take

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