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Goodbye Freeman Dyson
From The Eponymous Pickle

Goodbye Freeman Dyson

Physicist, mathematician and well known writer Freeman Dyson has passed away.   Followed his work for years.   A  powerful, widely thinking, iconoclastic mind.Freeman...

China Digital Currency and Virus
From The Eponymous Pickle

China Digital Currency and Virus

Origin of this comments makes this interesting, a means of regulating otherwise hard to control financial results coming from less controllable events like epidemics...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Eggs
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Eggs

Cool photo. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here...

Humble Bundle's 2020 Cybersecurity Books
From Schneier on Security

Humble Bundle's 2020 Cybersecurity Books

For years, Humble Bundle has been selling great books at a "pay what you can afford" model. This month, they're featuring as many as nineteen cybersecurity books...

Deep Learning to Find Malicious Email Attachments
From Schneier on Security

Deep Learning to Find Malicious Email Attachments

Google presented its system of using deep-learning techniques to identify malicious email attachments: At the RSA security conference in San Francisco on Tuesday...

The Hutter Prize
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Hutter Prize

Just informed of this work, via a podcast referenced below.  Still aiming to make some further sense of this in general.  Technical.The Hutter Prize SiteBeing able...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Reductions and Jokes

Plus a teaching idea that’s no joke? Cropped from Maths History source Emil Post was the first to use the formal notion of reduction between problems. We discussed...

Tackling Flu with Virus Simulations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tackling Flu with Virus Simulations

We worked with the San Diego Supercomputer center.  Quite a global challenge is emerging here and the emerging approaches will be good to track for reapplications...

AI and Aerospace
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and Aerospace

Model based systems engineering is along time approach in this space. we did much of i in the enterprise.  AI/machine learning can be used to focus subtasks with...

Arista Acquires Big Switch Networks
From insideHPC

Arista Acquires Big Switch Networks

Arista Networks has completed its acquisition of Big Switch Networks, a network monitoring and Software Defined Networking pioneer. "Arista Networks provides aArista...

Azure HBv2 Virtual Machines eclipse 80,000 cores for MPI HPC
From insideHPC

Azure HBv2 Virtual Machines eclipse 80,000 cores for MPI HPC

Today Microsoft announced general availability of Azure HBv2-series Virtual Machines designed to deliver leadership-class performance, message passing interface...

Argonne Publishes AI for Science Report
From insideHPC

Argonne Publishes AI for Science Report

Argonne National Lab has published a comprehensive AI for Science Report based on a series of Town Hall meetings held in 2019. Hosted by Argonne, Oak Ridge, and...

Video: Rigetti Computing Hardware Roadmap for Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

Video: Rigetti Computing Hardware Roadmap for Quantum Computing

In this video from Rigetti Advantage 2020, Andrew Bestwick, Rigetti's Director of Quantum Device Architecture, shares how the company's quantum computing hardware...

The future of digital democracy
From Putting People First

The future of digital democracy

The Brussels-based digital participation platform CitizenLab asked 12 digital democracy experts to share their predictions on the future of digital democracy

Supermicro speeds X11 Systems with New 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
From insideHPC

Supermicro speeds X11 Systems with New 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Today Supermicro announced fully optimized support on the industry's broadest portfolio of X11 server and storage systems for the latest 2nd Generation Intel Xeon...

P&G Launches Brand that kills some Coronaviruses
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Launches Brand that kills some Coronaviruses

A surface cleaner, and its unclear if it is useful for the particular kind of virus involved.   The article talks about that later.  Overall NOT a claim for efficacy...

Next Level of Police Enabling Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Next Level of Police Enabling Technology

Obvious next step.   I see this is being done with our local police nearby, will look into this and see if I can get a demonstration.Axon Rolls Out the Next Level...

TMGcore selects Solvay’s Galden PFPE fluid for OTTO data center platform
From insideHPC

TMGcore selects Solvay’s Galden PFPE fluid for OTTO data center platform

Today TMGcore announced it has partnered with Solvay to explore liquid immersion solutions for use in cooling data center platforms and servers. In addition, TMGcore...

Using Google Earth on More Browsers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Google Earth on More Browsers

In its earlier days we built some training systems that used Google Earth as a hack for backgrounds to show how we manufactured, shipped and sold goods worldwide...

How the Titan Supercomputer was Recycled
From insideHPC

How the Titan Supercomputer was Recycled

In this special guest feature, Coury Turczyn from ORNL tells the untold story of what happens to high end supercomputers like Titan after they have been decommissioned...
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