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11th community OpenFOAM Workshop: finally managed to attend one of these! Part 2

Posted July 3, 2016 at 13:43 by wyldckat

This is the second part of a long blog post, see the first part here.

Continuing about the 29th:
  • Next was Robin Knowles presentation, with a pretty awesome presentation on the first season of 12 pod-casts he's done with CFD experts, although mostly oriented to the business side of things. He told us a bit about himself and his career; then he gave the highlights of the podcasts.
    • One of the highlights that stuck with me was the one about Patrick Hanley of Hanley Innovations,
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11th community OpenFOAM Workshop: finally managed to attend one of these! Part 1

Posted July 3, 2016 at 13:43 by wyldckat

While the latest OpenFOAM-dev and 4.0 snapshots are building on my machine, I'm taking the opportunity to write a bit of what happened at the 11th community OpenFOAM Workshop this year (2016), at least from my point of view. I'm not going to write everything, otherwise it would be a short book, including information that was damaged due to memory compression in my mind.

I've been using OpenFOAM since 2009 and only this year did I finally manage to go to an international community workshop...
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Rants removed from a recent post of mine about OpenFOAM vs OpenFOAM+ in 2016-02-14

Posted February 14, 2016 at 16:23 by wyldckat
Updated October 5, 2016 at 15:38 by wyldckat (changed artificial tag [RANT] to [IMPORTANT_RANT])

This blog post contains the rants that I pruned out from my original draft for the post #13 on this thread: http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ope...am-v3-0-a.html

The rants are listed by section:

Where I stand in all of this (aka Disclaimer of intentions)

[RANT]
I started looking into OpenFOAM in late 2008, beginning of 2009, because at the company I work at, we needed to use OpenFOAM on Microsoft's Windows OS. As a result - and a fun...
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Signatures I've had here on the forum

Posted February 7, 2016 at 19:10 by wyldckat
Updated July 23, 2019 at 19:54 by wyldckat

Over the years, I've had different signatures. After over 9200 posts, I decided to do a quick list of the signatures I've had over the years:

Rough memory about this being the first one, sometime in 2010 till 2011:
2011 or 2012 till May 2014:
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OpenFOAM with ICC - Intel's ICC is "allergic" to AMD CPUs

Posted July 20, 2012 at 12:17 by wyldckat
Updated August 1, 2012 at 06:32 by wyldckat
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This is yet another one of my "rants on my blog" I do once in a while.

So today I was trying to reproduce this report: http://www.openfoam.org/mantisbt/view.php?id=590 - I was curious about this, because ICC is known for having great optimization on Intel processors (or at least it had in the past), as well as being completely free for non-commercial use on Linux.

The detail here is that I don't have an Intel CPU on my home computer. I've got an AMD 1055T x6 ...
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