The NSA was badly hacked in 2013, and we're just now learning about it. A group of hackers called "The Shadow Brokers" claim to have hacked the NSA, and are posting...Bruce Schneier From Schneier on Security | August 16, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Today Cycle Computing announced its continued involvement in optimizing research spearheaded by NASA’s Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) and the University of...Rich Brueckner From insideHPC | August 16, 2016 at 10:53 AM
"In order to address data intensive workloads in need of higher performance for storage, TYAN takes full advantage of Intel NVMe technology to highlight hybridTYAN...Rich Brueckner From insideHPC | August 16, 2016 at 10:35 AM
With the release of high wattage processors liquid cooling is becoming a necessity for HPC data centers. Liquid cooling’s ability to provide the direct removalMaking...staff From insideHPC | August 16, 2016 at 09:00 AM
You are a gamer. The majority of us are and might not realize it. Your participation was subtly recruited by purchasing a soda with a twist top, signing up for... From Phys.org Technology News | August 16, 2016 at 08:48 AM
New research: "Flip Feng Shui: Hammering a Needle in the Software Stack," by Kaveh Razavi, Ben Gras, Erik Bosman Bart Preneel, Cristiano Giuffrida, and Herbert...Bruce Schneier From Schneier on Security | August 16, 2016 at 08:09 AM
The following are two real conversations. For each one: (1) Is the examiner correct?, and
(2) Where and when do you think this conversation took place?
I give...GASARCH From Computational Complexity | August 15, 2016 at 05:22 PM
Both Kaspersky and Symantec have uncovered another piece of malware that seems to be a government design: The malware -- known alternatively as "ProjectSauron"...Bruce Schneier From Schneier on Security | August 15, 2016 at 02:43 PM
Data as an asset is a continued exploration, mentioned many times here. Our original view also looked at the risk of capturing and holding assets. Negative valued...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | August 15, 2016 at 02:21 PM
I like the idea of using games to show how systems work. We used it to teach corporate and supply chain economics. But it does not often work very well. Not...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | August 15, 2016 at 01:49 PM
NIST Seeks Grant Proposals for Disaster Resilience Research Studies National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a Federal Funding Opportunity...Helen Wright From The Computing Community Consortium Blog | August 15, 2016 at 01:26 PM
LANL reports that a moment of inspiration during a wiring diagram review has saved more than $2 million in material and labor costs for the Trinity supercomputer...Rich Brueckner From insideHPC | August 15, 2016 at 01:08 PM
In this Intel Chip Chat Podcast, Nidhi Chappell, the Director of Machine Learning Strategy at Intel discusses the company's planned acquisition of Nervana Systems...Rich Brueckner From insideHPC | August 15, 2016 at 12:54 PM
Via Larry Smith in Cognitive Systems Institute. Gets to how these systems need to be written to augment, hopefully improving the systems that they model" .....Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | August 15, 2016 at 12:12 PM
Peter Ungaro presented this talk at the 2016 Blue Waters Symposium. "Built by Cray, Blue Waters is one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, and is...Rich Brueckner From insideHPC | August 15, 2016 at 12:02 PM
Although AI technology is posed to disrupt jobs, there isn't any real cause for alarm. The future of work doesn't mean we will be ruled by robot overlords.
The...Peter Denning From Blog@Ubiquity | August 15, 2016 at 11:50 AM
Robots could redefine the future of work, but what does that mean for the jobs that are displaced? Could a tax on labor-replacing technology be the answer?
TheMy...Ted Lewis From Blog@Ubiquity | August 15, 2016 at 11:48 AM
"I am honored to have been asked to drive NCSA’s continuing mission as a world-class, integrative center for transdisciplinary convergent research, education, and...Rich Brueckner From insideHPC | August 15, 2016 at 11:27 AM
Researchers at the University of Oxford have achieved a quantum logic gate with record-breaking 99.9% precision, reaching the benchmark required theoretically to...Rich Brueckner From insideHPC | August 15, 2016 at 10:47 AM
A new term for me. Essentially means addictive engagement with games or even any computer screen activity. To the agree they transfer out of reality. NowOn...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | August 15, 2016 at 10:23 AM