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Category: Nebula Wolf

XPRT collaborations: North Carolina State University

For those of us who work on the BenchmarkXPRT tools, a core goal is involving new contributors and interested parties in the benchmark development process. Adding voices to the discussion fosters the collaboration and innovation that lead to powerful benchmark tools with lasting relevance. One vehicle for outreach that we especially enjoy is sponsoring a [...]

Reflecting on 2016

The beginning of a new year is a good time to look back on the previous 12 months and take stock of everything that happened. Here’s a quick recap of a very busy year: In 2016, the XPRTs travelled quite a bit. Eric went to CES in Las Vegas, Mark attended MWC in Barcelona, and Bill [...]

Watching students become masters

As you know, last year, PT sponsored a senior project at the Senior Design Center of North Carolina State University (NCSU). The students created Nebula Wolf, a mini game that might evolve into a future benchmark test. It was a valuable collaboration for us and a very educational experience for the students involved. I’ve talked [...]

Quarterly review

It’s been one of our busiest quarters ever! Here’s a quick review of what’s been happening: The XPRTs were on the road a lot! In January, I was at CES in Las Vegas. In February, Mark was at MWC in Barcelona. In March, we held the first ever XPRT Women Code-A-Thon in Seattle.   While [...]

There’s a lot going on!

We recently released TouchXPRT 2016 CP3 to the community. Testing has been going well, so we are releasing TouchXPRT 2016 to the general public on Monday. Thanks to everyone who tried out the previews! Back in December, we told you about Nebula Wolf, a game-based workload developed by students at North Carolina State University. Now [...]

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