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Kroger, Walgreens in Purchasing Alliance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger, Walgreens in Purchasing Alliance

Combining against Amazon's dip into pharma?Kroger and Walgreens are in a purchasing alliance and seeking more partners   by George Anderson in RetailwireThe Kroger...

Predicting Lightning: Where/When
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Lightning: Where/When

Skeptical.   If we are talking about predicting the likelihood of lighting in an area an hour before it hits, thats done already in weather predictive maps.   Using...

Are 64-bit random identifiers free from collision?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Are 64-bit random identifiers free from collision?

It is common in software system to map objects to unique identifiers. For example, you might map all web pages on the Internet to a unique identifier. Often, these...

China Ready to Launch Its Digital Renminbi
From The Eponymous Pickle

China Ready to Launch Its Digital Renminbi

World wide implications?Technology Review:   Chain Letter: MIT Technology ReviewBlockchains, cryptocurrencies, and why they matter12.12.19Chain Letter from MIT#174...

From Computational Complexity

Why is there no all-encompassing term for a course on Models of Computation?

In my last blog post I asked my readers to leave comments saying what the name of the course that has some of Regular Languages, Context Free Languages  Decideability...

Nominations Sought for New CCC Council Members
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Nominations Sought for New CCC Council Members

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is charged with catalyzing and empowering the U.S. computing research community to articulate and advance major research...

Appointment of Dr. Gurdip Singh as Division Director for the NSF/CISE Division of Computer and Network Systems
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Appointment of Dr. Gurdip Singh as Division Director for the NSF/CISE Division of Computer and Network Systems

The following is a letter to the community from Erwin Gianchandani, Acting Assistant Director, of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate of Computer...

Crypto Tax Formal Regulation at Hand?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crypto Tax Formal Regulation at Hand?

Saw this in MIT Technology Reviews:  Chain+Letter newsletter, much recommended as a place to stay up to date on the topic and related regulatory changesThe IRSBy...

Amazon AWS Rolls out Quantum Computing Service: QAAS
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon AWS Rolls out Quantum Computing Service: QAAS

Had not thought it was ready yet, but here it is.  But perhaps as the article suggests, to study the application of QC, before its actual implementation.  Linking...

Explain This Confusing Code
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Explain This Confusing Code

My major task today has been finishing off the semester exam for my Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles students. They’re not happy about having an exam...

Atos Launches Quantum Learning Machine User Group
From insideHPC

Atos Launches Quantum Learning Machine User Group

Today Atos launched the global User Group of the Atos Quantum Learning Machine (QLM). Chaired by a representative from French multi-national energy company Total...

Building a Tiered Digital Storage Environment Based on UserDefined Metadata to Enable eResearch
From insideHPC

Building a Tiered Digital Storage Environment Based on UserDefined Metadata to Enable eResearch

In this special guest feature, David Fellinger from the iRODS Consortium writes that, as eResearch has evolved to accommodate sensor and other types of big data...

Total Cost Visibility in the US Army
From The Eponymous Pickle

Total Cost Visibility in the US Army

We recently participated in:Graphs in Government: Achieving Total Cost Visibility for the U.S. Armyvia Lauren McCormack, Neo4j    Presentation below:Thanks forClick...

Lightbits Labs Launches Industry’s First NVMe/TCP Clustered Storage Solution
From insideHPC

Lightbits Labs Launches Industry’s First NVMe/TCP Clustered Storage Solution

Today Lightbits Labs announced it has delivered the industry's first NVMe/TCP clustered storage solution with the company's LightOS technology. "At cloud scale,...

Intel's LIDAR for Inventory Logistics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intel's LIDAR for Inventory Logistics

We spent time experimenting with a means to determining accurate inventory and location accuracy positions in warehouses and on store shelves.    Here a relatively...

Novel Therm Demonstrates Sustainable Data Center Tech at SC19
From insideHPC

Novel Therm Demonstrates Sustainable Data Center Tech at SC19

In this video from SC19, Greg Stewart from Novel Therm describes how the company provides HPC As a Service using geothermal energy. "Novel Therm has a unique solution...

Lenovo and Intel Partner for VSC-4 Supercomputer in Vienna
From insideHPC

Lenovo and Intel Partner for VSC-4 Supercomputer in Vienna

Today Lenovo and Intel announced their collaboration to modernize HPC infrastructure at Austria’s most powerful supercomputer – the Vienna Scientific Cluster-4...

Quantum to Model Traffic with Simulations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quantum to Model Traffic with Simulations

Another mention of D-Wave quantum in the news.   Also the term 'Quantum-Style' is used for the first time I have seen,Microsoft, Ford Try Using Quantum-Style Computing...

FDA and Food Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

FDA and Food Blockchain

Yet another example of tracking and tracing movements of food goods in a supply chain.  Saw early work on this problem by Wal-Mart.FDA to pilot A.I., consider blockchain...

Transistor Integrated with RAM
From The Eponymous Pickle

Transistor Integrated with RAM

Intriguing integration. A further means to create IOT capabilities in place?Reorganizing a Computer Chip: Transistors Can Now Process, Store InformationPurdue University...
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