STEMulate Learning HPC turns 40!

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After almost 2 years, the crowd-funded STEMulate Learning Lab has provided more than 40 years worth of combined CPU power to solving global needs like the search for cures for diseases and parasitic infections, as well as into the exploration of new resources for power and fresh water! Continue reading

Using BitCoin Mining to Teach Economics, Mathematics and More

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BitCoin mining chips are falling in price now they utility is reduced, but together with inexpensive Raspberry Pi computers, they provide excellent resources for classroom models and lessons in mathematics, economics, production, project management and entrepreneurial requirements for business. Continue reading

STEMulate Learning HPC Turns 21!

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The STEMulate Learning supercomputing node reaches 21 years of combined CPU power towards the World Community Grid, serving as an educational example every week by tweeting its progress towards solutions for globally critical issues of disease control and resource availability. This crowd-funded project is starting to spin off new projects for students in turn as we build Raspberry Pi clusters for classroom use! Continue reading

SciFund Round 1 Support Results

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In Round 1 of the #SciFund Challenge, we created a supercomputing node that continues to lend its power to the World Community Grid every week, providing over 14 years of CPU power by October to help deal with critical global problems. Tweeting its successes every week, it also provides a continuing tool for education and inspiration of STEM-aligned young learners. Continue reading

Project HiPAAC: Scrap-Heap Supercomputing Reborn

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My early “Scrap-heap Supercomputing” workshops gave rise to the “High-Performance Affordable Academic Computing (HiPAAC)” model for education and research, leveraging in-place and surplus computers for HPC and visualization studies. Continue reading

STEMulateOrg’s WCG – 5 Years By July 3, 2012!

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STEMulate Learning (@STEMulateOrg) donated 1 year of CPU power to the World Community Grid my May, 2 years by mid June, and 5 years by the start of July! Join the STEMulate Learning team and add your idle processing time to this team effort! Continue reading

STEMulateOrg’s WCG Update – June 2012

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STEMulate Learning (STEMulateOrg) donated more than 1 year of CPU power to the World Community Grid during its first four months of crowdfunded operation, but reached its second year of donated time in under a month because of additional people joining the STEMulate Learning team! Continue reading