Thursday, November 15, 2018

World’s Best-Educated Graffiti Wall Celebrates GPU Developer Community

Call it the heart of the heart of the SC18 supercomputing show. Possibly the world’s best-educated graffiti wall, the whiteboard-sized graphic tracks the dizzying growth of the NVIDIA Developer Program — from a single soul to its current 1.1 million members. In a rainbow of colors and multiplicity of handwriting styles, developers are penning notes describing their own contributions along the way, corresponding to the year it occurred. Beside an illuminated line tracking the number of developers each year, towers of note cards are building, growing by the hour as more individuals take in the project. The work of computing legends sits beside those of anonymous engineers.