SSRLabs Reveals Big Data Coprocessor Plans

SSRLabs_InsideHPC_August2013Over at insideHPC, the RichReport is featuring a slidecast with Axel Kloth from SSRLabs. The Silicon Valley Startup has developed an innovative Big Data coprocessor architecture optimized for bandwidth and power efficiency.

Scalable Systems Research Labs is a Silicon Valley startup focused on the development and sale of a family of coprocessors to solve the “Big Data” problem by accelerating execution of applications for customers who demand higher performance and where the power supply or cooling capacity is limited. These coprocessors work with a variety of standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs). SSRLabs’ family of coprocessors improves floating-point computation and analysis of multi-dimensional datasets at substantially higher performance levels and lower power consumption compared to traditional processors.”

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Video: Forefront Africa at Startup Grind Cape Town

In this video, Nic Haralambous discusses Startup tips.

Nic Haralambous has had some amazing successes (and some less successful startups) and is an expert on the startup process. Nic managed to land VC funding for Motribe and then went through the process of a successful exit to MXIT. He Bootstrapped Nic Socks with a VERY small budget, and he is now founder & general manager of ForeFrontAfrica.

Video: Digital Strategy – Punching Above One’s Weight Class

In this video, Bhaskar Thakur from Buzzquotient presents: Digital Strategey – Punching Above One’s Weight Class.

Big Brand spend Millions of $ online to get their message across, connect with their target audience, generate leads and build brand. How can startups and SMEs win the game with their shoestring budgets? This digital strategy is designed for Startups and SMEs to take on Marketing Goliaths.

Video: How Self-Driving Cars will Change Everything

robocarIn this presentation from the Fujitsu Labs America Technology Day 2013, Brad Templeton from Singularity University presents: IPP Robocars – Where They Will Drive Us.

I have to say I was not very intrigued by the idea of self-driving cars before I saw this talk, but Templeton totally changed my mind. I’m now convinced that this technology will not only change the way we get around in the future, but it will also be a prime mover for a whole new world of Startup innovation in the future.

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