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Los Alamos National Lab 1st to Receive Nvidia ‘Grace’ Arm CPU-based  Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Los Alamos National Lab 1st to Receive Nvidia ‘Grace’ Arm CPU-based  Supercomputer

April 12, 2021 – Los Alamos National Laboratory will be the first United States customer to receive a supercomputer based on Nvidia’s new “Grace” Arm-based CPU,...

GIGABYTE Supports and Qualifies New NVIDIA GPUs
From insideHPC

GIGABYTE Supports and Qualifies New NVIDIA GPUs

Taipei, Taiwan, April 13th 2021 – GIGABYTE Technology, (TWSE: 2376), a maker of high performance servers and workstations, today announced testing and support for...

Nvidia Partners with Schrödinger on Drug Discovery
From insideHPC

Nvidia Partners with Schrödinger on Drug Discovery

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—GTC—April 12, 2021—NVIDIA today announced a strategic partnership with Schrödinger that harnesses NVIDIA DGX A100 systems to further expandNvidia...

Supermicro Expands Its Nvidia Ampere Architecture GPU Product Line, Includes 5PF in a 4U Tier 1 AI Platform
From insideHPC

Supermicro Expands Its Nvidia Ampere Architecture GPU Product Line, Includes 5PF in a 4U Tier 1 AI Platform

SAN JOSE — April 12, 2021 — Server maker Supermicro today announced expansion of its Nvidia Ampere Architecture-based GPU-product line, including achieving 5 petaFLOPS...

Melanie Mitchell on Munk Debate Podcast – “The Rise of Thinking Machines”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Melanie Mitchell on Munk Debate Podcast – “The Rise of Thinking Machines”

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

Nvidia Jumps into Data Center CPUs, Also Launches DPUs and DGX Superpod for HPC and AI
From insideHPC

Nvidia Jumps into Data Center CPUs, Also Launches DPUs and DGX Superpod for HPC and AI

Nvidia announced a slew of new products today on the first day of its annual GTC conference, including a first-time foray into data center CPU that has pushed Intel...

Dubai RoboTaxi Service: GM's Cruise Origin
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dubai RoboTaxi Service: GM's Cruise Origin

More self driving, here a taxi service.  More data and experience with the customers and concept.GM's Cruise will operate a robotaxi service in Dubai  in Engadget...

Cloudera and NVIDIA Accelerate Data Analytics and AI in the Cloud
From insideHPC

Cloudera and NVIDIA Accelerate Data Analytics and AI in the Cloud

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2021 — Cloudera, (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) will integrate...

Inspur Information Introduces 3 AI Servers to Support NVIDIA A30 and NVIDIA A10 GPUs
From insideHPC

Inspur Information Introduces 3 AI Servers to Support NVIDIA A30 and NVIDIA A10 GPUs

SAN JOSE – April 12, 2021 – At NVIDIA GTC 2021, Inspur Information, an IT infrastructure solutions provider, introduced three GPU servers (NF5468M6, NF5468A5 and...

CIFellows 2021 Webinar Thursday, April 15th, 2:30 PM ET
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CIFellows 2021 Webinar Thursday, April 15th, 2:30 PM ET

Last week the Computing Research Association (CRA) and Computing Community Consortium (CCC) announced the Computing Innovation Fellows (CIFellows) Program for 2021...

Towards an anthropology of data
From Putting People First

Towards an anthropology of data

Special issue of the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

Whiff, A Scent Revolution?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Whiff, A Scent Revolution?

 I had cause to review the book "Whiff! The Revolution of Scent Communication in the Information Age", by C Russell Brumfield.   A good overview the concept of...

Detecting Emotion: Fundametally flawed?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Detecting Emotion: Fundametally flawed?

We did long time tests with emotion  reading, in retail starting with work using MIT 'emotion glasses',  Was interesting for initial tests, but not spot on accurate...

Shoppable Indoor Maps by Google
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shoppable Indoor Maps by Google

Not  a new thing, we saw several examples of this in retail in the 90s.  Put it in our retail experiments.  Even Google was experimenting with the idea then.   Though...

LLNL’s Falgout named to 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows
From insideHPC

LLNL’s Falgout named to 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has selected Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computational mathematician Rob Falgout asLLNL...

From Computational Complexity

Is the following reaction to getting the first COVID shot logical?

 Alice works at a charity that puts together bag and box lunches for children.They all wear masks and they are 12 feet apart and very careful, and nobody thereI...

UV Light Robotics for Plane Disinfection
From The Eponymous Pickle

UV Light Robotics for Plane Disinfection

Sounds like a good idea, how well does it work?Swiss Robots Use UV Light to Zap Viruses Aboard Passenger PlanesReuters,  Arnd Wiegmann; John Miller,  April 1, 2021...

US Venture Funding Soars
From The Eponymous Pickle

US Venture Funding Soars

Following new ventures and their funding.Venture funding soared to record $64 billion in Q1Ari Levy @LEVYNEWSKey PointsVenture funding in the U.S. hit $64 billion...

Measuring Innovation in the Workplace
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measuring Innovation in the Workplace

Below just the intro, an interesting piece our of Microsoft Research.   An example they say of using machine learning to derive and measure insights from connected...
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