Accelerating Toward the Singularity

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08.09.19
Invited Presentation
Singularity University Formation Meeting
NASA Ames
Title: Accelerating Toward the Singularity
Mountain View, CA

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Accelerating Toward the Singularity

  1. 1. Accelerating Toward the Singularity Invited Presentation Singularity University Formation Meeting NASA Ames Mountain View, CA September 19, 2008 Dr. Larry Smarr Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology Harry E. Gruber Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD
  2. 2. Three Accelerators for an Exponentially Data Rich World <ul><li>Supercomputers Surpassing Human Brain Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable Visualization of Large Scale Images </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Lightpaths Enable Global Collaboratories </li></ul>All Are Transformational for Singularity University
  3. 3. First Sustained PetaFLOP Supercomputer <ul><li>NSF’s IBM Blue Waters at NCSA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On-Line 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>200,000 Processor Cores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 PetaByte Memory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 PetaBytes of Rotating Storage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>¼ of UIUC Electricity </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Fastest Computer on Earth will Reach ~ Human Brain Speed 100 PetaFLOPS by 2016 www.top500.org/lists/2008/06/performance_development
  5. 5. Accelerator: Visualize Vast Data Sets Using Scalable Commodity Systems Green: Purkinje Cells Red: Glial Cells Light Blue: Nuclear DNA Source: Mark Ellisman, David Lee, Jason Leigh 300 MPixel Image! OptIPuter
  6. 6. Scalable Displays Allow Both Global Content and Fine Detail Source: Mark Ellisman, David Lee, Jason Leigh 30 MPixel SunScreen Display Driven by a 20-node Sun Opteron Visualization Cluster
  7. 7. Allows for Interactive Zooming from Cerebellum to Individual Neurons Source: Mark Ellisman, David Lee, Jason Leigh
  8. 8. Global Innovation Centers are Being Connected with 10,000 Megabits/sec Clear Channel Lightpaths Source: Maxine Brown, UIC and Robert Patterson, NCSA Research on 100 Gbps and 1 Tbps
  9. 9. Optical Fiber Telepresence Will Accelerate Rate of Global Discovery January 15, 2008 Melbourne, Australia UC San Diego
  10. 10. Ultra Resolution Virtual Reality: 3D Global Collaboratory Cluster with 30 Nvidia 5600 cards-60 GB Texture Memory Source: Tom DeFanti, Greg Dawe, Calit2 Connected at 50 Gb/s to Quartzite 30 HD Projectors! 15 Meyer Sound Speakers + Subwoofer Passive Polarization-- Optimized the Polarization Separation and Minimized Attenuation See www.kurzweilai.net

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