Supercomputing, big data and artificial intelligence are crucial tools in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Around the world, researchers, corporations and governments are urgently devoting their computing resources to this global crisis. This column collects the biggest news about how advanced technologies are helping us fight back against COVID-19.
Australia joins the COVID-19 HPC Consortium
Two major Australian supercomputer centers — NCI Australia and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre — have joined the U.S.-led COVID-19 High-Performance Computing Consortium. The two institutions joined the consortium as a collaborating initiative: