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Accountable Algorithms, Use and Misuse
From The Eponymous Pickle

Accountable Algorithms, Use and Misuse

 Useful nontechnical piece, some good thoughtful graphics.  Yes a clear and increasing issue that needs to be regulated.  But it is not true that such systems and...

Los Alamos Teams with Fungible for Processing Offloading to Network and Storage for Complex Simulations
From insideHPC

Los Alamos Teams with Fungible for Processing Offloading to Network and Storage for Complex Simulations

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium (EMC3) and Fungible Inc., a data-centric computing company, today announced a collaboration...

Contact Tracking Failing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Contact Tracking Failing

I have read in other places it is not only a failure in the US.   Is it merely a measure of trust?  Having enough people buy into the capability, without clearContact...

Wal-Mart Makes a TV Stick
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Makes a TV Stick

Interesting choice.  To control and tailor some of the  ads and resulting data?   Certainly a possibility.  Walmart is making an Android TV stick under its Onn ...

10 Research Projects Granted Access to Pawsey Centre for Extreme Scale Readiness Program
From insideHPC

10 Research Projects Granted Access to Pawsey Centre for Extreme Scale Readiness Program

Perth, Australia – March 16, 2021 – Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, the Tier1 supercomputing research facility located in Perth, Western Australia, is establishing...

Lenovo Launches Edge-to-Cloud Solutions with AMD EPYC 7003 CPUs
From insideHPC

Lenovo Launches Edge-to-Cloud Solutions with AMD EPYC 7003 CPUs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – March 16, 2021 – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) Data Center Group (DCG) announced ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile hyperconverged...

Immersion Cooling Data Center Provider Asperitas Names Andy Young CTO
From insideHPC

Immersion Cooling Data Center Provider Asperitas Names Andy Young CTO

Amsterdam – March 16, 2021 – Immersion cooling specialist Asperitas has promoted Andy Young to CTO. He previously was director of research and development and after...

Stefanie Tompkins Appointed 23rd DARPA Director
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Stefanie Tompkins Appointed 23rd DARPA Director

The Biden administration today appointed Stefanie Tompkins to run the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as its 23rd Director. DARPA is a $3.5 billion...

Nominations Open for ACM SIGHPC Computational & Data Science Fellowships for Diversity in Data and Computational Science
From insideHPC

Nominations Open for ACM SIGHPC Computational & Data Science Fellowships for Diversity in Data and Computational Science

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (ACM SIGHPC) has created the Computational and Data Science Fellowships...

Live Streaming by Retailers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Live Streaming by Retailers

Getting attention on the Web via immediate and continuous retail content.  Removing our attention from the Pandemic.    How long can we take it?   Livestreaming...

TYAN Offers AMD EPYC 7003 Processor Powered Systems
From insideHPC

TYAN Offers AMD EPYC 7003 Processor Powered Systems

Newark, Calif. – March 15, 2021 – TYAN, a server platform design manufacturer and a MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation subsidiary, today introduced AMD EPYC...

Scanning License Plates
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scanning License Plates

The capability is well know, but the ability to save and 'mine' large libraries of the data makes some concerned. License-Plate Scans Aid Crime-Solving But Spur...

Celebrating Technology Leaders – Women in Robotics
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Celebrating Technology Leaders – Women in Robotics

Wednesday, March 31st at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT,  a panel discussion featuring Laura Stelzner(Principal Robotics Software Engineer, RIOS Corporation), Sarah Gibson...

Illegal Content and the Blockchain
From Schneier on Security

Illegal Content and the Blockchain

Security researchers have recently discovered a botnet with a novel defense against takedowns. Normally, authorities can disable a botnet by taking over its command...

Game Theory Modeling Vaccine Rollout
From The Eponymous Pickle

Game Theory Modeling Vaccine Rollout

Excerpt,   Found Game Theory to be useful, as the article suggests, when you are modeling problems that include potentially competing and cooperative players. How...

GIGABYTE Launches 1st Wave of Servers for AMD EPYC 7003 Series Processors
From insideHPC

GIGABYTE Launches 1st Wave of Servers for AMD EPYC 7003 Series Processors

Taipei, Taiwan, March 16th 2021 – GIGABYTE Technology, (TWSE: 2376), a maker of high-performance servers and workstations, today announced over 40 servers and server...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Unveils Portfolio of AMD EPYC-based Solutions
From insideHPC

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Unveils Portfolio of AMD EPYC-based Solutions

HOUSTON – March 15, 2021 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced what the company said is record-breaking performance on a wide range of demanding...

Mechanism has been solved, again.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mechanism has been solved, again.

This has been announced many times, a long time interest. Scientists May Have Solved Ancient Mystery of 'First Computer'   By The Guardian (U.K.)  March 15, 2021...

Zero Indexing Considered Harmful
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Zero Indexing Considered Harmful

As the old computer geek joke goes. the three hardest things in programming are naming things and off by one errors. Lately I have been thinking about off by one...

Tech Firms Train Voice Assistants to Understand Atypical Speech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tech Firms Train Voice Assistants to Understand Atypical Speech

Summary piece on the topic.    Fundamental aspect of accessibility, good to see that many of the big players are examining.  Recall our own enterprise effort quickly...
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