Multicore World: supercharging data-science in the cloud

Press Release – Multicore World – 15-16-17 February, Wellington.Some of the most recognised authorities in computing are converging in Wellington for the 5th Multicore World, a computer conference about the formula-one, or high-performance, aspects of computer systems. The conference aims to advance all aspects of multicore and many-core technology. At the heart of every computer is a Processing Unit, often called a Core. Today’s computers, especially any mobile phone contain many of these Cores. They enable your smartphone to do many things at once- in parallel. If you have spoken to a virtual assistant like Siri, played a game, or posted a photo to Facebook you have used hundreds of these Cores in a blink of an eye. The technique used at Facebook to recognise the faces of your friends…


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