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Hacking Construction Cranes
From Schneier on Security

Hacking Construction Cranes

Construction cranes are vulnerable to hacking: In our research and vulnerability discoveries, we found that weaknesses in the controllers can be (easily) taken...

AWS Challenges the Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

AWS Challenges the Blockchain

See Amazon's writeup on their QLDB (Quantum Ledger Database) .   Do note that their approach has nothing to do with Quantum computing.  A bad choice of name which...

The Electronic Pill
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Electronic Pill

Not a new idea,  was presented to us in the 80s.   Advanced monitoring takes this further.Electronic Pill Slowly Delivers Drugs, Monitors Health    by Kenny Walter...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

A Simple Fact

Can we find a simplest proof? Composite crop from src1, src2 Joseph Wedderburn and Leonard Dickson proved Wedderburn’s “Little” Theorem: that every finite ring...

Reverse Deep Learning Engineering in Pharma
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reverse Deep Learning Engineering in Pharma

If workable, quite a coup.  Its back to the idea that it is all patterns.A.I. finds non-infringing ways to copy drugs pharma spends billions developing  By Luke...

Can a Neural Net Catch a Virus?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Can a Neural Net Catch a Virus?

The question struck me,  so follow the link below for more.  Yes, in one general sense, but probably not in the way they are being used today.  Good basically non...

As Liquid Cooling Gets Hot, CoolIT Systems Secures Round of Funding
From insideHPC

As Liquid Cooling Gets Hot, CoolIT Systems Secures Round of Funding

Last week, Canadian liquid cooling vendor CoolIT Systems announced that the company has partnered with Vistara Capital Partners as the company expands production...

Apply Now for the ISC 2019 Travel Grant
From insideHPC

Apply Now for the ISC 2019 Travel Grant

Students and Young Researchers are encouraged to apply for the ISC Travel Grant program. It's a great way for HPC folks to get to the ISC High Performance conference...

Oracle Expands Cloud Business with Next-Gen Data Center in Canada
From insideHPC

Oracle Expands Cloud Business with Next-Gen Data Center in Canada

Oracle just announced the opening of a Toronto data center to support in regional customer demand for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. "Oracle’s next-generation cloud...

HiPEAC Vision 2019 Looks to the Future of Computing
From insideHPC

HiPEAC Vision 2019 Looks to the Future of Computing

"Today, the possibilities of an interconnected, heterogeneous and intelligent world are only just beginning to make themselves known. This stunning advancementHiPEAC...

Nike Store of the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nike Store of the Future

Good example of in store retail experimentation.Inside Nike's Store of the FutureBloomberg   By Eben Novy-Williams in BloombergNike has opened a new flagship store...

Holoforge for Historical Experience
From The Eponymous Pickle

Holoforge for Historical Experience

Saw a number of examples early on of using VR to effectively show historical data,  good example for use, for both teaching and for interacting with complex data...

Clever Smartphone Malware Concealment Technique
From Schneier on Security

Clever Smartphone Malware Concealment Technique

This is clever: Malicious apps hosted in the Google Play market are trying a clever trick to avoid detection -- they monitor the motion-sensor input of an infected...

From Computational Complexity

ACM prize and some thoughts on the Godel Prize

As Lance Tweeted, and I will re-iterate, nominations for the following prizes are due soon and you can nominate people here Godel Prize for outstanding paper...

Cortana as a Skill in other Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cortana as a Skill in other Assistants

Good, as opposed to having assistants competing,  have them work together by addressing particular contexts.   Not Sure how this will work with Cortana exactly,...

Video: HPC Containers – Democratizing HPC
From insideHPC

Video: HPC Containers – Democratizing HPC

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, CJ Newburn from NVIDIA describes how developers can quickly containerize their applications and how users can benefit from running...

Bright Computing Powers HPC at Groupe Logiciel
From insideHPC

Bright Computing Powers HPC at Groupe Logiciel

Today, Bright Computing announced that Bechtle France has won a contract to be the sole distributor of Bright Computing's products and solutions to Groupe Logiciel...

Democratizing AI in Health Care
From The Eponymous Pickle

Democratizing AI in Health Care

Perhaps surprising because of the particularly technical aspect of healthcare data.   Interpretation of results are also most important.Democratizing artificial...

Design Tips for Modelers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Design Tips for Modelers

Nice thoughts.   I am not a design modeler, but can these also be applied to other forms of modeling?   I often think of 'Sketching' as the first step of design...

[Book] The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
From Putting People First

[Book] The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for the Future at the New Frontier of Power Shoshana Zuboff Profile Books, 31 January 2019 704 pages The challenges...
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