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Japanese Smart City Offers Residents Quake, Privacy Protection
From The Eponymous Pickle

Japanese Smart City Offers Residents Quake, Privacy Protection

Makes much sense given the higher likelihood of natural disasters in Japan.Japanese Smart City Offers Residents Quake, Privacy Protection  By Thomson Reuters Foundation...

Kick-off for the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre’s Quantum Integration Centre
From insideHPC

Kick-off for the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre’s Quantum Integration Centre

Munich, March 22, 2021-The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities has opened its Quantum Integration Centre, orKick...

Stop the Lab Worship: Commercial HPC is Sexy, Too
From insideHPC

Stop the Lab Worship: Commercial HPC is Sexy, Too

There’s a trend in the data storage world to call out a growing “divide” between HPC and enterprise storage. We believe that’s an oversimplification. What’s worse...

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data and Machine Learning, April 6-7
From insideHPC

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data and Machine Learning, April 6-7

XSEDE, the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment virtual organization that shares HPC, supercomputing and other advanced...

IOTA New Dawn Chrysalis Changes Announced
From The Eponymous Pickle

IOTA New Dawn Chrysalis Changes Announced

 Late to this but of interest, the IOTA Foundation, mentioned here a number of times,   was an interesting change in the idea of blockchains and how they were delivered...

Majorana Meltdown Jeopardizes Microsoft's Quantum Computer,
From The Eponymous Pickle

Majorana Meltdown Jeopardizes Microsoft's Quantum Computer,

This is an example of the danger of converting reported research results into working systems.  Without the complete validation of those results.    Large companies...

UK Protecting Critical Undersea Cables
From The Eponymous Pickle

UK Protecting Critical Undersea Cables

This piece made me think.  And consider from who, using what .... and what are the implications?New Royal Navy ship to protect 'critical' undersea cables  in the...

Consider the Humble Roundabout
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consider the Humble Roundabout

In my very early days of analytics, much involved with civil engineering data.    So this transcript of a Freakonomics article on the traffic roundabout was good...

Refining Audience Advertising Context Mixing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Refining Audience Advertising Context Mixing

 Interesting method altering acquired video and mixing it to change advertising context.  Would seem the same method could be used for advertising with augmented...

Wisdom of the trusted
From Geeking with Greg

Wisdom of the trusted

Flood-the-zone disinformation is a problem for crowdsourced data. Wisdom of the crowds, mass amateurization, and rejection of gatekeepers no longer works with coordinated...

Human Robot Cooperation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Human Robot Cooperation

 More good thoughts on the complexity of human-robot cooperation.How many robot helpers are too many?Khari Johnson  @kharijohnson   March 20, 2021 6:21 AM TechCrunch...

Fast Random Number Generation with Lasers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fast Random Number Generation with Lasers

Fast Random Number Generation with LasersPointer to this in Schneier:       In school one of my particular areas of interest was random number use and leverage....

Further Emerging Smart Toothbrush
From The Eponymous Pickle

Further Emerging Smart Toothbrush

Showing how package goods, like Colgate and my former employer P&G are building smart devices to improve consumer health processes. Smart Device Push Brings IT,...

Self-Folding Nanotech Creates Origami Bird
From The Eponymous Pickle

Self-Folding Nanotech Creates Origami Bird

A combination of favorite topics,  small robots(nanoscale here) and Origami representations. Includes images and video of their prposed development and use.Self...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Closing an Erdős Problem

Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.—Tina Fey Daniela Kühn is the Mason Professor...

DOE to Provide $12M for Research on 5G and Quantum Networking
From insideHPC

DOE to Provide $12M for Research on 5G and Quantum Networking

March 19, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced plans to provide up to $12 million for basic research on advanced 5G and quantum networking...

Indiana U. Team First to Test Sandia’s Open-Access Quantum Computer
From insideHPC

Indiana U. Team First to Test Sandia’s Open-Access Quantum Computer

Albuquerque — March 19, 2021 — Sandia National Laboratories has announced its Quantum Scientific Computing Open User Testbed, QSCOUT, is now operational and available...

Details of a Computer Banking Scam
From Schneier on Security

Details of a Computer Banking Scam

This is a longish video that describes a profitable computer banking scam that’s run out of call centers in places like India. There’s a lot of fluff about glitterbombs...

Bats Hunting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bats Hunting

Good example of the potential use of biomimicry Tiny Computers Reveal How Wild Bats Hunt So EfficientlyAarhus University (Denmark), Peter F. Gammelby; Laura Stidsholt...

Data Privacy via Fully HomoMorphic Encryption
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Privacy via Fully HomoMorphic Encryption

In CoinDeskUsing ‘Holy Grail’ of Data Privacy Technology Dec 21, 2020 at 7:51 a.m. EST By Tanzeel AkhtarFHE is an emerging technology – often described as the "holy...
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