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Proact Qualifies as Provider of IT Infrastructure Services for European Research and Education Community
From insideHPC

Proact Qualifies as Provider of IT Infrastructure Services for European Research and Education Community

Proact has signed a four-year framework agreement with GEANT, the pan-European network that coordinates Europe’s national research and education networking organisations...

Apple’s M1 processor and the full 128-bit integer product
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Apple’s M1 processor and the full 128-bit integer product

If I multiply two 64-bit integers (having values in [0, 264)), the product requires 128 bits. Intel and AMD processors (x64) can compute the full (128-bit) product...

3 RISC-V Forums Scheduled
From insideHPC

3 RISC-V Forums Scheduled

The RISC-V Forum will hold three conferences starting next month that are free of charge to members and non-members and designed to provide deep-dive technical3...

From Computational Complexity

I read the news today oh boy

I'm absolutely elated that Lázló Lovász and Avi Wigderson won the Abel Prize. More from the New York Times, Quanta Magazine and Gil Kalai. Another example ofspa...

Models Including Skepticism About Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Models Including Skepticism About Data

Deep Learning with embedded skepticism about inputs and data.    Useful for imperfect sensor data, and data from human interactions and queries.   Leading to safe...

Non Reproducible Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Non Reproducible Machine Learning

 Always thought this was problematical.   How many experiments in papers are ultimately repeated, validated, with the same data?   Or ultimately are they just 'experientially'...

Exploiting Spectre Over the Internet
From Schneier on Security

Exploiting Spectre Over the Internet

Google has demonstrated exploiting the Spectre CPU attack remotely over the web: Today, we’re sharing proof-of-concept (PoC) code that confirms the practicality...

Models for  Diagnosing Covid Diagnosis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Models for Diagnosing Covid Diagnosis

Was wondering if validated ML models existed, had not heard of any.  What is missing?   The article suggests lack of data, can that be?    Yes, if the needed validated...

Achronix Ships 10 Millionth Speedcore eFPGA IP Core
From insideHPC

Achronix Ships 10 Millionth Speedcore eFPGA IP Core

Santa Clara, CA – Achronix announces today that 10 million Speedcore eFPGA IP cores have shipped in customers’ ASICs. Achronix said it is the only high-performance...

FSU Researchers Report Enhanced Quantum Machine Learning Algorithms
From insideHPC

FSU Researchers Report Enhanced Quantum Machine Learning Algorithms

Florida State University researchers report they have found a way to automatically infer parameters used in an important quantum Boltzmann machine algorithm for...

Former Dell Technologies HPC Leader Appointed to GRC Board of Directors
From insideHPC

Former Dell Technologies HPC Leader Appointed to GRC Board of Directors

AUSTIN, TX – March 17, 2021 – GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), the leader in single-phase liquid immersion cooling for data centers, announced today the appointment...

Radio Free HPC:  Milan, Milan, Milan – and… How Will Intel Respond?
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC:  Milan, Milan, Milan – and… How Will Intel Respond?

This is a breaking news edition of Radio Free HPC, so you should play dramatic music while listening to this episode. Wait, don’t do that, we want you to actually...

Programming using Text or Blocks? Why not Both?
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Programming using Text or Blocks? Why not Both?

Continuing my look at papers from the SIGCSE 2021conference. The papers are available for free for a limited time. Get them while you can. In this post,  I take...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2021

May the best day of your past be the worst day of your future. Purchased from Etsy Neil L. is a Leprechaun. He has been visiting me or Ken once every year since...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2021

May the best day of your past be the worst day of your future. Purchased from Etsy Neil L. is a Leprechaun. He has been visiting me or Ken once every year since...

Pure Storage Brings Its Block Storage to Microsoft Azure
From insideHPC

Pure Storage Brings Its Block Storage to Microsoft Azure

Mountain View, Calif. – March 16, 2021 — Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), which offers storage as-a-service for multicloud environments, announced the general availability...

Walgreens Automates Vaccine Scheduling with AI Bot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Walgreens Automates Vaccine Scheduling with AI Bot

Interesting example here of integrating basic interactions and more complex data based decisions.   Walgreens automates COVID-19 vaccine scheduling     By Dan Berthiaume...

Micron Updates Memory and Storage Strategy – Commits to CXL, Ends Development of 3D XPoint
From insideHPC

Micron Updates Memory and Storage Strategy – Commits to CXL, Ends Development of 3D XPoint

BOISE, Idaho, March 16, 2021 — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU), today announced updates to the company’s portfolio strategy to focus on memory and storageMicron...

Clacc – Open Source OpenACC Compiler and Source Code Translation Project
From insideHPC

Clacc – Open Source OpenACC Compiler and Source Code Translation Project

By Rob Farber, contributing writer for the Exascale Computing Project Clacc is a Software Technology development effort funded by the US Exascale Computing Project...

Sandia’s Open-access Quantum Computer Is Operational, Available to Scientists
From insideHPC

Sandia’s Open-access Quantum Computer Is Operational, Available to Scientists

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A new Department of Energy open-access quantum computing testbed is ready for the public. Scientists from Indiana University recently became...
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