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Super-expensive Supercomputers: UK Met Office in £1B+ Deal for Microsoft Weather System; $3B System in China on Way
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Super-expensive Supercomputers: UK Met Office in £1B+ Deal for Microsoft Weather System; $3B System in China on Way

As widely reported in February, the UK Met Office and Microsoft have come to an agreement to provision a £1.2 billion (over 10 years) supercomputer the Met Office...

Some useful regular expressions for programmers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Some useful regular expressions for programmers

In my blog post, My programming setup, I stressed how important regular expressions are to my programming activities. Regular expressions can look intimidatingContinue...

AI Centered Product Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Centered Product Design

Had not heard of the concept as stated, worth a look:How is AI-Centered Product Design Different?By Amanda Linden  in TowardsDataSciencePeople who are interested...

Pandemic Informatics: Variants of Concern (VOC)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Pandemic Informatics: Variants of Concern (VOC)

Contributions to this post were provided by Elizabeth Bradley (University of Colorado Boulder), Madhav Marathe (University of Virginia), Melanie Moses (The University...

From Computational Complexity

The Million Dollar Sermon

Illinois Tech has one of the greatest origin stories for a university. In 1890 Frank Gunsaulus, a pastor on the south side of Chicago, gave a sermon where he said...

ACM SIGHPC’s Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award: Call for Nominations
From insideHPC

ACM SIGHPC’s Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award: Call for Nominations

Nominations are open for the ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing (EWL/TC), a biennial award open to any woman who has engaged in HPC and technical...

DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for HPC4EI
From insideHPC

DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for HPC4EI

Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Initiative will issue a Spring 2021 solicitation in MayDOE...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Ken Turns 40

Every chess master was once a beginner—Irving Chernev Ken Regan obtained his Ph.D. 40 years ago from Oxford, in complexity theory, advised by Dominic Welsh. Ken...

5 Considerations when Building an AI / GPU Cluster
From insideHPC

5 Considerations when Building an AI / GPU Cluster

AI continues to change the way many organizations conduct their work and research. Deep learning applications are constantly evolving and organizations are adapting...

Unify Your HPC Computing Infrastructure from Edge-to-Core-to-Cloud
From insideHPC

Unify Your HPC Computing Infrastructure from Edge-to-Core-to-Cloud

In this contributed article, Bill Wagner, CEO of Bright Computing, discusses how the definition of “edge computing” has solidified as “compute at the network edge...

Wharton:  Planning for AI Risk Governance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wharton: Planning for AI Risk Governance

Useful thoughts on the concept of governance of AI in the paper linked to below.How Can Financial Institutions Prepare for AI Risks?Apr 13, 2021 Analytics Wharton...

Book: End-to-end Encrypted Messaging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Book: End-to-end Encrypted Messaging

Continue to make my way through this excellent and detailed book.    Rolf Oppliger's site describes this book and others he has written.   Plus his company's ongoing...

Continuing Arecibo’s Legacy – A Partnership to Save Telescope Data at TACC
From insideHPC

Continuing Arecibo’s Legacy – A Partnership to Save Telescope Data at TACC

Millions of people have seen footage of the famed Arecibo radio telescope’s collapse – due to various hurricanes and other natural disasters – in December 2020....

HPC Part of Bay Area National Labs Business Partnership Event Series
From insideHPC

HPC Part of Bay Area National Labs Business Partnership Event Series

April 21, 2021 — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator...

Procter Costs Rise
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Costs Rise

Seems like a need for analytical modeling of costs.  My former employer needs to step up to the  problem.Price hikes on the horizon for P&G as material costs rise...

Nvidia Romps in Latest MLPerf AI Benchmark Results
From insideHPC

Nvidia Romps in Latest MLPerf AI Benchmark Results

What has become Nvidia’s regular romp through MLPerf AI benchmarks continued with today’s release of the latest performance measurements across a range of inference...

CIFellows 2021 Application Now Open
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CIFellows 2021 Application Now Open

The CIFellows 2021 application site is now open. Applicants may start their applications here. Please read the CIFellows 2021 website and FAQs in its entirety before...

Backdoor Found in Codecov Bash Uploader
From Schneier on Security

Backdoor Found in Codecov Bash Uploader

Developers have discovered a backdoor in the Codecov bash uploader. It’s been there for four months. We don’t know who put it there. Codecov said the breach allowed...

Palm Swipe Scanning at Whole Foods
From The Eponymous Pickle

Palm Swipe Scanning at Whole Foods

 We experimented with a number of ID/payment methods.   From Iris to thumbprint to Face.   But not palm swipe scanning, installed at Wholefoods now. Contact-less...
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