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Prototype of Fugaku Supercomputer reaches Number One on Green500
From insideHPC

Prototype of Fugaku Supercomputer reaches Number One on Green500

Today Fujitsu announced that a prototype of the Fugaku supercomputer being jointly developed by the two parties took No.1 in the Green500, a global ranking based...

Blue Sky Conference Track at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2019
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Conference Track at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2019

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 27th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in...

Robots as Army Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots as Army Assistants

Robots following orders.   We know this is still hard, and depends much upon the nature of an order.  Its good that many consumers are getting used to the ideaU...

Autonomous Reasoning at Tricky Intersections
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Reasoning at Tricky Intersections

An example of the inherent complexity of driving scenarios and work being done to address themBetter Autonomous 'Reasoning' at Tricky IntersectionsMIT NewsBy Rob...

Aspen Systems to boost performance of NASA NCCS Discover Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Aspen Systems to boost performance of NASA NCCS Discover Supercomputer

Today Aspen Systems announced that NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD has increased the computational...

Lenovo and Intel team up for Harvard Supercomputer and New Exascale Visionary Council
From insideHPC

Lenovo and Intel team up for Harvard Supercomputer and New Exascale Visionary Council

Today Lenovo announced the deployment of Cannon, Harvard University’s first liquid-Cooled supercomputer. Developed in cooperation with Intel, the new system's advanced...

HPE Tackles AI Ops R&D for Energy Efficiency, Sustainability and Resiliency in Data Centers
From insideHPC

HPE Tackles AI Ops R&D for Energy Efficiency, Sustainability and Resiliency in Data Centers

Today HPE announced an AI Ops R&D collaboration with NREL to develop AI and Machine Learning technologies to automate and improve operational efficiency, including...

A Look at the Smart Speaker Market
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Look at the Smart Speaker Market

Been asked to look at how 'smart speakers' and Assistant market is evolving.  And how changes in tech  will influence. Useful stats below.  Still lots of entry-level...

Dr. Eng Lim Goh on Swarm Learning and Steering HPC Simulation with AI
From insideHPC

Dr. Eng Lim Goh on Swarm Learning and Steering HPC Simulation with AI

In this fireside chat from SC19, Dr. Eng Lim Goh from HPE describes how the convergence of HPC and AI is changing the way scientists and engineers do their simulations...

Gaming in Autonomous Vehicles
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gaming in Autonomous Vehicles

Further distraction, but if you 'solve' the safety of autonomy, and people are no long in control,  then why not.   The term 'driver' starts to lose its definition...

World’s Fastest Supercomputers Look Familiar on November TOP500 List
From insideHPC

World’s Fastest Supercomputers Look Familiar on November TOP500 List

Today marked the release of the 54th edition of the TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers. In summary, the top of the list remains largely unchanged...

Cloud Adoption for HPC: Trends and Opportunities
From insideHPC

Cloud Adoption for HPC: Trends and Opportunities

This whitepaper is an insideHPC Special Research Report sponsored by Univa: Cloud Adoption for HPC: Trends and Opportunities. Today many organizations solve their...

Consider the 'Last Mile' of Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consider the 'Last Mile' of Analytics

The term is usually used just for supply chain  applications,  but I like the broadening view here.  To describe key operations needed to complete a process for...

Driving School for Computers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Driving School for Computers

Image recognition and adjustment to goals.  Interesting process included.Driving School for ComputersRuhr-University BochumBy Meike DrießenResearchers at Ruhr-University...

Security Vulnerabilities in Android Firmware
From Schneier on Security

Security Vulnerabilities in Android Firmware

Researchers have discovered and revealed 146 vulnerabilities in various incarnations of Android smartphone firmware. The vulnerabilities were found by scanning...

HPE and Cray Unveil HPC and AI Solutions Optimized for the Exascale Era
From insideHPC

HPE and Cray Unveil HPC and AI Solutions Optimized for the Exascale Era

Today HPE announced it will deliver the industry’s most comprehensive HPC and AI portfolio for the exascale era, which is characterized by explosive data growth...

Cortana Continues its Dive
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cortana Continues its Dive

More indications that Microsoft does not want to play directly in this consumer space.Microsoft is killing off its Cortana app for iOS and Android in JanuaryItBy...

From Computational Complexity

Fields used to be closer together than they are now. Good? Bad?

There was a retired software Eng professor that I had heard two very non-controversial rumors about: 1) He got his PhD in Numerical Analysis 2) He got his PhD...

Intel Unveils New GPU Architecture and oneAPI Software Stack for HPC and AI
From insideHPC

Intel Unveils New GPU Architecture and oneAPI Software Stack for HPC and AI

Today at SC19, Intel unveiled its new GPU architecture optimized for HPC and AI as well as an ambitious new software initiative called oneAPI that represents aIntel...

Measuring Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measuring Intelligence

A considerable look at the question, 64 pages.    Not necessarily technical but philosophical at times.  Requires some knowledge of how the problem is being addressed...
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