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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Puzzle Reviews by a Puzzle Writer

Not puzzling reviews Princeton University Press page Jason Rosenhouse is professor in the Department of Mathematics at James Madison University. His research focuses...

Quantum: UChicago Researchers Show Qubits Retaining Information for Hours or Longer — ‘An Eternity’
From insideHPC

Quantum: UChicago Researchers Show Qubits Retaining Information for Hours or Longer — ‘An Eternity’

Touting major potential implications for quantum computing, researchers at the University of Chicago have released a study in which they demonstrated control of...

Microsoft Licenses OpenAI’s GPT-3 Language Model
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Licenses OpenAI’s GPT-3 Language Model

Exclusively.  Now this is very good and somewhat unexpected.   Thinking of ways it might be used within the context of work needs in Teams.    Say for example constructing...

More on Endpoint Security
From The Eponymous Pickle

More on Endpoint Security

More on this topic by Cisco, see the other parts of this pointed to. Note its particular relevance for remote work.Why Endpoint Security Matters in Protecting Remote...

Future of Work by Microsoft Teams
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Work by Microsoft Teams

Nice to see Microsoft Teams expanding their capabilities.   Have now used Teams now many times, like it. Now lets see more assistance built in.Microsoft aims to...

Europeans Would Consider Augmentation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Europeans Would Consider Augmentation

Depends on what you mean by augmentation,   we already pay for lots of it already.   Health vs intelligence, vs requested assistance?    Inevitable if properlyMajority...

A General-Audience Talk: How Computing May Change Our World
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

A General-Audience Talk: How Computing May Change Our World

While the Computing Research Association’s Computing Community Consortium (CCC) works to catalyze the computing community for the public good, we have rarely prepare...

Graphcore Launches Global Partner Program
From insideHPC

Graphcore Launches Global Partner Program

BRISTOL, England, Sept. 22, 2020 — Graphcore has announced the launch of its Elite Partner Program, a global network of channel partners helping to fulfil customer...

When Bots Negotiate,  Will Human's Deceive?
From The Eponymous Pickle

When Bots Negotiate, Will Human's Deceive?

Interesting piece that approaches the meaning of 'cooperation'.    When bots do the negotiating, humans more likely to engage in deceptive techniques  by University...

Google Does Fact Checking of Images
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Does Fact Checking of Images

Hmm ... 'more likely to know?   I like the idea.  And who will get the benefit of likelihood?   Any changes in the pictures having been made?   Ones that make them...

Colds Have Nearly Vanished?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Colds Have Nearly Vanished?

Fascinating piece. Colds Nearly Vanished Under Lockdown. Now They’re Coming Back  in Wired.The return of non-Covid respiratory illnesses is putting a new strain...

Amazon to Open Small Delivery Hubs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon to Open Small Delivery Hubs

New move by Amazon for improved delivery.Amazon to open 1,000 neighborhood delivery hubsBy Marianne Wilson  in ChainstoreageAmazon is taking some of its fulfillment...

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Los Alamos’ Gary Grider Argues Efficiency in HPC Is King and Laments Simulation’s ‘Raw Deal’
From insideHPC

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Los Alamos’ Gary Grider Argues Efficiency in HPC Is King and Laments Simulation’s ‘Raw Deal’

It might surprise you to know that Gary Grider, HPC Division Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory, is less interested in FLOPS than efficiency. In this interview...

Singapore to Pay Citizens for Using Apple Watch
From The Eponymous Pickle

Singapore to Pay Citizens for Using Apple Watch

Seem a boon for Apple.   Has it been proven the watch significantly improves health?Singapore to Pay Citizens for Keeping Healthy with Apple Watch  Bloomberg,  ...

Have fun! Life and Career Advice from Sir C. Antony R. Hoare and Leslie Lamport
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Have fun! Life and Career Advice from Sir C. Antony R. Hoare and Leslie Lamport

Khari Douglas will be covering the Virtual HLF 2020 on the CCC blog all week. Stay tuned for more and watch the program via livestream here.  The Virtual Heidelberg...

What I miss and don’t miss about teaching
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

What I miss and don’t miss about teaching

Fall has come and while students are back in school I am not. I’ve been reflecting a bit about that. I don’t miss getting up at 6 AM and driving for close to an...

HPE Completes Acquisition of SD-WAN Vendor Silver Peak
From insideHPC

HPE Completes Acquisition of SD-WAN Vendor Silver Peak

San Jose, Sept. 21, 2020 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Silver Peak, an SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide...

Interview with the Author of the 2000 Love Bug Virus
From Schneier on Security

Interview with the Author of the 2000 Love Bug Virus

No real surprises, but we finally have the story. The story he went on to tell is strikingly straightforward. De Guzman was poor, and internet access was expensive...

CIA to Establish a Lab to Study Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

CIA to Establish a Lab to Study Blockchain

Seems CIA is taking this very seriously.CIA’s New Research Lab to Study BlockchainIn Coindesk by Danny NelsonThe Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) launched a new...

CPG in Pandemic Growth and Challenges
From The Eponymous Pickle

CPG in Pandemic Growth and Challenges

And piece related to previous item regards growth and inventory post Pandemic.For giant food companies, the pandemic has fueled growth — and challengesTheresa F...
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