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Singularity by 2045?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Singularity by 2045?

Says Kurzweil,  Google's Director of Engineering.  Will that mean Google Drive will be the approved recepticle?  Google Analytics the means of  understanding?  Deep...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Catches Down in Argentina
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Catches Down in Argentina

News from the South Atlantic: While the outlook is good at present, it is too early to predict what the final balance of this season will be. The sector is totally...

Bots Build their Own Language
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bots Build their Own Language

More on applications of reinforcement.    We did something similar using a genetic driver, but no mention of that here.  Would that improve learning?It Begins:Cade...

Hip Hip Array
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Hip Hip Array

My programming courses are a semester long. That’s it. After that someone else gets to teach them more programming and computer science. A semester is not a lot...

Video: How Smart is a Supercomputer?
From insideHPC

Video: How Smart is a Supercomputer?

In this video from The Good Stuff program, Katherine Riley and Argonne National Laboratory describes what a supercomputer really is and how Argonne uses high performance...

OFA Workshop in Austin to Put Spotlight on InfiniBand and RoCE
From insideHPC

OFA Workshop in Austin to Put Spotlight on InfiniBand and RoCE

"The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) workshop is an annual event devoted to advancing the state of the art in networking. The workshop is known for showcasing a broad...

Science and Technology links (March 17, 2017)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (March 17, 2017)

We live in a world where the most powerful companies in the world have super smart people working on trying to emulate human intelligence in machines. Yann LeCun...

Call for Papers: 2nd International Workshop on Performance Portable Programming Models for Accelerators
From insideHPC

Call for Papers: 2nd International Workshop on Performance Portable Programming Models for Accelerators

The 2nd International Workshop on Performance Portable Programming Models for Accelerators (P^3MA) has issued its Call for Papers. He held in conjunction with ISC...

LANL Donates Supercomputer to University of New Mexico
From insideHPC

LANL Donates Supercomputer to University of New Mexico

Los Alamos National Laboratory has donated a decommissioned supercomputer to the University of New Mexico Center for Advanced Research Computing. The machine was...

Deep Mind Memory Trick
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Mind Memory Trick

A deeper yet biomimicry?How DeepMind’s Memory Trick Helps AI Learn FasterWhile AI systems can match many human capabilities, they take 10 times longer to learn....

Intersect360 Research Testimony on China’s Pursuit of HPC World Domination
From insideHPC

Intersect360 Research Testimony on China’s Pursuit of HPC World Domination

On Thursday, the U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission (USCC) held a hearing on the current and potential future state of supercomputing innovation worldwide...

New Gmail Phishing Scam
From Schneier on Security

New Gmail Phishing Scam

The article is right; this is frighteningly good....

UPS Testing Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

UPS Testing Drones

How can they attached to the supply chain? Nests in the truck roof?   Discussion:  In Retailwire:Can UPS fly past Amazon in drone delivery?  by Matthew SternAmazon...

From Computational Complexity

NP in ZPP implies PH in ZPP

If NP is in ZPP is the entire polynomial-time hierarchy in ZPP? I saw this result used in an old TCS Stackexchange post but I couldn't find a proof (comment ifharder...

History of US Information Warfare
From Schneier on Security

History of US Information Warfare

An interesting history....

Conversation: Beyond Moments of Truth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Conversation: Beyond Moments of Truth

Its all about conversation.    It used to be about 'moments of truth',  but now more about much more fluid conversations that can be generated and sustained byIn...

Overview of the HGX-1 AI Accelerator Chassis
From insideHPC

Overview of the HGX-1 AI Accelerator Chassis

"The Project Olympus hyperscale GPU accelerator chassis for AI, also referred to as HGX-1, is designed to support eight of the latest “Pascal” generation NVIDIA...

CCC @ AAAS 2017- The Technology of the Future
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC @ AAAS 2017- The Technology of the Future

Contributions to this post were provided by Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council members Maja Matarić and Shwetak Patel.   Recently, we have been highlighting...

McKinsey on Home Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

McKinsey on Home Bots

Good piece, though ultimately driving the smart home will need many new 'things' present to influence digitally.  We have started to see examples with Cortana,Article...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Computer Science Tries to Predict March Madness
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Computer Science Tries to Predict March Madness

Need some last minute help with your bracket before March Madness tips off? Check out the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s (UIUC) Bracketodds, which...
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