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Nimbix Brings HPC-as-a-Service to Government-Approved Clouds
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Nimbix Brings HPC-as-a-Service to Government-Approved Clouds

Dallas – Nimbix, the high performance computing (HPC) cloud platform provider, has announced support for government-approved cloud infrastructures supporting FedRAMP...

Microscanner Mirrors Sensing Environment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microscanner Mirrors Sensing Environment

 Sensing your context is very broadly useful.Microscanner Mirrors Replace Human VisionBy Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Germany)A microscanner mirror for LiDAR systems...

Getting Work Done During Sleep
From The Eponymous Pickle

Getting Work Done During Sleep

 Have mentioned here a number of times my involvement in related research.   Its covered in many posts.MIT Just Discovered You Can Get Work Done Even While Asleep...

Quantum Communications with Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quantum Communications with Drones

 More on quantum secure communications.Quantum communication demonstrated by two hovering drones  By Luke Dormehl, January 19, 2021  in DigitalTrends The groundwork...

Google and Alexa Voices Skip CES
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google and Alexa Voices Skip CES

But they were there nevertheless. Some interesting thoughts on that. Google Assistant and Alexa Were Invisible and Everywhere at CES 2021   By Eric Hal Schwartz...

Book: Mastering Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Book: Mastering Blockchain

Just brought to my attention.     Inform me if you would like a review related mention.New O'Reilly Book:Mastering Blockchain:  Unlocking the Power of Cryptocurrencies...

CCC Council Member Melanie Mitchell on if AI can Exist in Medicine Without Human Oversight
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Council Member Melanie Mitchell on if AI can Exist in Medicine Without Human Oversight

Melanie Mitchell, Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council member and Professor at the  Santa Fe Institute and Portland State University was recently interviewed...

Xilinx Announces Winners of its First Adaptive Computing Challenge Developer Contest
From insideHPC

Xilinx Announces Winners of its First Adaptive Computing Challenge Developer Contest

In summer 2020, Xilinx announced the first Xilinx Adaptive Computing Challenge, teaming with Hackster.io to challenge independent developers to create applications...

OVHcloud Teams with IBM and Atempo for Cloud Storage
From insideHPC

OVHcloud Teams with IBM and Atempo for Cloud Storage

Roubaix, France – January 19, 2021 – To meet European enterprise and public institution security, sovereignty and resilience needs for the preservation of sensitive...

How Do You Teach Robots to Dance?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Do You Teach Robots to Dance?

 When I saw the Boston Dynamics robots dancing, it came to mind quickly ow it had been done.   Here Evan does a good job of describing the process.How Boston Dynamics...

McKinsey Ecosystem2 .0
From The Eponymous Pickle

McKinsey Ecosystem2 .0

 Good points from McKinsey.   Is this the ideal time for re-drawing the essential ecosystem?Ecosystem 2.0: Climbing to the next levelSeptember 11, 2020 | Ecosystem...

Active Archive Alliance Names Rich Gadomski and Betsy Doughty Co-Chairpersons of the Board
From insideHPC

Active Archive Alliance Names Rich Gadomski and Betsy Doughty Co-Chairpersons of the Board

Boulder, Colo.—January 19, 2021—The Active Archive Alliance today announced that Rich Gadomski, head of tape evangelism at FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc....

Scratching the Programming Itch
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Scratching the Programming Itch

Programming is fun for me. It always has been.I’ve always written code to scratch a personal itch. That is to say that I like to write programs that interest me...

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI
From insideHPC

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI

In this insideHPC Guide, "10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI," our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically...

Argonne’s Rick Stevens named ACM Fellow
From insideHPC

Argonne’s Rick Stevens named ACM Fellow

Rick Stevens has been named a Fellow of the Association of Computer Machinery (ACM). Stevens is associate laboratory director of the Computing, Environment andArgonne...

From Computational Complexity

The Ethics Board

Back in 2014 I recommended a TCS ethics board mainly to deal with plagiarism and who should get credit for a result. It went the way of most suggestions I makeasked...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Edmund Clarke, 1945–2020

If only model checking could fight the virus Edmund Clarke passed away due to COVID-19 complications. Ed will be missed. He was a winner of the 2007 Turing award...

Injecting a Backdoor into SolarWinds Orion
From Schneier on Security

Injecting a Backdoor into SolarWinds Orion

Crowdstrike is reporting on a sophisticated piece of malware that was able to inject malware into the SolarWinds build process: Key Points SUNSPOT is StellarParticle...

Ensemble Methods for Combining Methods
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ensemble Methods for Combining Methods

Ensemble methods are not new, they have long been around to use combine multiple kinds of techniques.  But we have more methods now.   Here a good mostly non technical...
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