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Friday Squid Blogging: New SQUID
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: New SQUID

There's a new SQUID: A new device that relies on flowing clouds of ultracold atoms promises potential tests of the intersection between the weirdness of the quantum...

Kao Data Talks HPC-class Colocation Data Center Requirements in the UK’s ‘Innovation Corridor’
From insideHPC

Kao Data Talks HPC-class Colocation Data Center Requirements in the UK’s ‘Innovation Corridor’

UK colocation provider Kao Data talks about the changing data center requirements of HPC organizations in the “Innovation Corridor,” between London and Cambridge...

Mode Analytics Raises $33 Million in Series D Funding, Led by H.I.G. Growth Partners
From insideHPC

Mode Analytics Raises $33 Million in Series D Funding, Led by H.I.G. Growth Partners

San Francisco – August 6, 2020 – Mode Analytics, the leader in advanced analytics, today announced that it has closed a $33 million round of Series D funding led...

Addressing Information Overload from Polarization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Addressing Information Overload from Polarization

Although mostly we had too little data to address a problem, the idea of finding data, determining its value in context and then prepping for sub tasks involved...

State and Future of IBM
From The Eponymous Pickle

State and Future of IBM

Former exec and colleague Bob Herbold talks IBM in his blog: IBM: Finally, A Bold Move Provides Some HopePosted on August 6, 2020   by Bob HerboldOne financialIBM...

Voice Assistant for Doctors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Voice Assistant for Doctors

Podcast of interest: Patient engagement,Voice AssistantHarjinder Sandhu Founder and CEO of Saykara a Voice Assistant for Doctors – Voicebot Podcast Ep 161Harjinder...

More Intelligent Retail Clouds
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Intelligent Retail Clouds

More data, more interactions with parts of the business, new patterns to leverage in a changing world.How is Artificial Intelligence Changing the Retail Landscape...

1st Student Cluster Competition Focusing on Racial Inclusion Slated for January
From insideHPC

1st Student Cluster Competition Focusing on Racial Inclusion Slated for January

The inaugural Winter Classic Invitational Student Cluster Competition to include historically black and minority universities in the supercomputing challenge arena...

Huma-Like too Low a Bar
From The Eponymous Pickle

Huma-Like too Low a Bar

Good cautious point is made here.  But I respond that in most cases we are assisting a human,  or doing something rather narrow that a human does today.    ButWhy...

Ethical Questions about AI Surgery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ethical Questions about AI Surgery

Wondered at first where the ethical questions were coming from.  Access to advanced methods?  No, it seems privacy was once again involved.Researchers examine the...

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

Hyperion Research is accepting submissions for the 16th round of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards, to be announced at the SC20 (virtual) conference in November...

From Computational Complexity

Do Senators have an Advantage for being Dem VP Nominee?

This is a non-partisan post. Even so:  I plan to vote for Joe Biden.(Lance says that whenever I write `this is a non-partisan post'  its partisan anyway.)I've had...

Testing Self Driving in Germany
From The Eponymous Pickle

Testing Self Driving in Germany

The idea of autonomous vehicles moves on.Mobileye wins permit to test autonomous vehicles in Germany   By Kyle Wiggers in VenturebeatMobileye, Intel’s driverless...

Google Updates Audio Settings
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Updates Audio Settings

Had noticed that that Google assistant seemed to better understand.    Via Google:' .... We recently updated the setting for voice and audio recordings in yourThe...

The NSA on the Risks of Exposing Location Data
From Schneier on Security

The NSA on the Risks of Exposing Location Data

The NSA has issued an advisory on the risks of location data. Mitigations reduce, but do not eliminate, location tracking risks in mobile devices. Most users rely...

The Many Sat Nav Systems in Orbit
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Many Sat Nav Systems in Orbit

The continued increase of GPS systems.   Will the data from multiple systems be commonly be shared?  Or more likely withdrawn in conflict?China Celebrates Completion...

Summit Takes Center Stage in GE Wind Power Study
From insideHPC

Summit Takes Center Stage in GE Wind Power Study

Scientists at GE Research have been authorized by the U.S. Department of Energy to access Oak Ridge National Lab’s (ORNL) Summit supercomputer, the world second...

Unify Your Analytics, and Keep Your Data Where It Suits You
From insideHPC

Unify Your Analytics, and Keep Your Data Where It Suits You

In this sponsored post, Joy King, VP, Vertica Product Management & Product Marketing, believes that we need to stop our fixation with “data in one place.” The days...

RadioFreeHPC: HPC Market Growth; Student Cluster Competition — Winter Classic Invitational
From insideHPC

RadioFreeHPC: HPC Market Growth; Student Cluster Competition — Winter Classic Invitational

by RadioFreeHPC Podcast HPC Market Projected Growth It’s a few weeks since we recorded this episode so maybe things have changed, but as of the recording the HPC...

Robotic Bricklayer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Bricklayer

A great deal of human engineering has been done on bricklaying, that could be used to carefully compare the work involved under varying contexts. Robotic Bricklayer...
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