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From Computational Complexity

Problems we assume are hard. Are they?

 We think SAT is hard because (1) its NPC, and (2) many years of effort have failed to get it into P. Imagine a world where we didn't have the Cook-Levin Theorem...

CSC (Home of LUMI) to Host Data Lake for Destination Earth Initiative
From insideHPC

CSC (Home of LUMI) to Host Data Lake for Destination Earth Initiative

The CSC data center in Kajaani, Finland, will host a 30-petabyte data lake for the European Meteorological Satellite Agency EUMETSAT and the Destination Earth initiative...

Ideal EV Batteries for Automotive
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ideal EV Batteries for Automotive

Very nice piece, below a bare intro ... The EV Battery Wish List Which automakers most want what in their ideal electric powertrain? by Lawrence Ulrich in IEEEElectric...

ChatGPT  in Cars?
From The Eponymous Pickle

ChatGPT in Cars?

 MS Chat Virtual Assistants in cars?ChatGPT could power voice assistants in General Motors vehiclesThe automaker is reportedly using Microsoft’s Azure cloud service...

Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?

 Safety is yes, means of determining that is the issue.    Especially with regard to transportation and related supply chain decisions and risks. Do We Need a National...

CCC Responds to RFI on the 2023 Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Responds to RFI on the 2023 Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan

CCC submitted a response to a Request for Information (RFI) released by Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD), National Coordination...

Inspiring Wendy Hall
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Inspiring Wendy Hall

by Paul Curzon, Queen Mary University of London This article is inspired by a keynote talk Wendy Hall gave at the ITiCSE conference in Madrid, 2008. What inspires...

Optical Algorithm Simplifies Analog AI Training
From The Eponymous Pickle

Optical Algorithm Simplifies Analog AI Training

Thinking this, possibilities and  implications.  Optical Algorithm Simplifies Analog AI Training When backpropagation loses its bite, this approach may substitute...

VR Headset Gives you X-Ray Vision!
From The Eponymous Pickle

VR Headset Gives you X-Ray Vision!

Possibilities are considerable in VRworldMIT researchers invented an augmented reality headset that gives humans X-ray vision. The invention, dubbed X-AR, combines...

Fashion and Generative AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fashion and Generative AI

Did some work in fashion as it related to clothing care,  possible connection here.  Generative AI: Unlocking the future of fashion McKinseyMarch 8, 2023 | Article...

Barbara Liskov: Byzantine birthdays
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Barbara Liskov: Byzantine birthdays

You may not think of computers as argumentative, but some of them do bicker quite a lot, and for good reason. They often need to, including to get things right...

Science and Technology links (March 11 2023)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (March 11 2023)

In 1500, China was the largest economy in the world, followed by India and France. The USA did not exist yet. In 1700, 4% of human beings lived in France. In the...

I believe chatbots understand part of what they say. Let me explain.
From The Eponymous Pickle

I believe chatbots understand part of what they say. Let me explain.

Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder does a good job in comparing the understanding exhibited by chatbot  with our understanding of quantum Mechanics, along the way describes...

Automating Programming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Automating Programming

 Will the newest AI automate much/all  programming work?CACMmag (@Communications of the ACM) Tweeted:The embrace of #ArtificialIntelligence #tools such as #ChatGPT...

Bain & Company and AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bain & Company and AI

 Investigating how key consultants are positioning themselves regarding AI methods.   Here is a start.  Artificial IntelligenceAI-based technologies and applications...

Back to Synthetic Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Back to Synthetic Data

Have not talked this for sometime, still interesting.What is Synthetic Data? The Good, the Bad, and the UglySharing data can often enable compelling applications...

Trimming spaces from strings faster with SVE on an Amazon Graviton 3 processor
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Trimming spaces from strings faster with SVE on an Amazon Graviton 3 processor

Programmers sometimes need to trim, or remove, characters, such as spaces from strings. It might be a surprising expensive task. In C, the following function is...

Friday Squid Blogging: Chinese Squid Fishing in the Southeast Pacific
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Chinese Squid Fishing in the Southeast Pacific

Chinese squid fishing boats are overwhelming Ecuador and Peru. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that Ihere...

Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation Elects Project Boards for Rocky Linux, Peridot
From insideHPC

Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation Elects Project Boards for Rocky Linux, Peridot

RENO, Nev.—March 10, 2023—The Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation (RESF) today announced the inaugural projects and project boards that will initiate the workRocky...

UK Looks to Join Exascale Club of Nations
From insideHPC

UK Looks to Join Exascale Club of Nations

The U.K.’s growing supercomputing infrastructure may include exascale-class HPC within a few years. A Bloomberg report states that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’sUK...
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