Henric Johnson

The Mistral supercomputer, installed in 2016 at the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ, or Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum) in Hamburg, Germany. Photo: DataCenter Knowledge

The world’s most powerful supercomputer

On Tuesday, May 7, it was announced that the U.S. Department of Energy had contracted with Cray to build Frontier at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Frontier will be the world's most powerful supercomputer by 2021, exceeding a...
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The American AI Initiative

It’s no news that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to be big. According to PwC’s Global Artificial Intelligence Study, AI is estimated to add 15.7 trillion USD to the global economy by 2030. AI technology has the possibility to transform...

The Swedish American Life Science Summit

This week it’s been all about the life sciences at the Office of Science and Innovation in Washington D.C. On Wednesday, the second annual “SALSS Goes to Washington D.C.” was held at the House of Sweden. For those of you who don't know, SALSS...

Why should we still care about Silicon Valley?

There has been a lot of talk about Silicon Valley reaching its peak. Bloomberg just announced in an article that New York beats out San Francisco to be the world's best tech city. In the ranking, New York beats out San Francisco on the factors...
Smart society opening event 2019. Photo: House of Sweden.
Smart society opening event 2019. Photo: House of Sweden.

Smart Societies

Creative urban spaces are vital for growth, innovation, and inclusion. Culture and creativity contribute to the welfare and well-being of any country. Sustainability, gender equality, entrepreneurship, innovation and social cohesion are vital...
Social Artificial Intelligence. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand. Imagebank.sweden.se.
Social Artificial Intelligence. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand. Imagebank.sweden.se.

The World Needs More Women in Tech

According to International Women's Day's website, the first International Women's Day was celebrated in 1909 by the Socialist Party of America as way to honor the 1908 garment workers' strike that happened a year earlier. Today, the International...
Häradskärs lighthouse. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand. Imagebank Sweden.
Häradskärs lighthouse. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand. Imagebank Sweden.

A US-Swedish University Dialogue

During the second week of February, the Office of Science and Innovation in Washington DC hosted its second annual University Day in House of Sweden. The same week we also had the pleasure to host NordForsk...