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AMD EPYC Processors to Power System for National Supercomputing Centre Singapore
From insideHPC

AMD EPYC Processors to Power System for National Supercomputing Centre Singapore

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that AMD EPYC 7003 Series processors will be used to power a new supercomputer for the National Supercomputing...

CINECA and D-Wave Expand Access to Quantum Computing in Italy
From insideHPC

CINECA and D-Wave Expand Access to Quantum Computing in Italy

BOLOGNA, ITALY and BURNABY, BC, May 11, 2021 – CINECA, the Italian inter-university consortium and supercomputing center, and D-Wave Systems Inc., the quantum computing...

ThinkParQ Names Advanced Clustering Technologies Platinum Partner
From insideHPC

ThinkParQ Names Advanced Clustering Technologies Platinum Partner

Kaiserslautern Germany, May 11, 2021 – ThinkParQ, the company behind the parallel file system BeeGFS, announced today the advancement of its partner in the United...

Microsoft Releases Counterfit. A Tool for Security Testing AI Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Releases Counterfit. A Tool for Security Testing AI Systems

Below an outline of purpose, worth a look.AI Security risk Assessment using CounterfitWill Pearce AI Red Team Lead, Azure Trustworthy ML, Ram Shankar Siva Kumar...

Podcast:  The Power of Mental Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

Podcast: The Power of Mental Models

 Podcast Brought to my Attention.  Does more data mean better decisions?  Or is it how we use/frame the data?  Framing decisions rather than using decisions.  New...

A Modular Building Platform for the Most Ingenious of Robots
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Modular Building Platform for the Most Ingenious of Robots

Hmm, musing the use of this.A Modular Building Platform for the Most Ingenious of RobotsMax Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (Germany),  April 29, 2021Scientists...

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship

The Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship is a global program that identifies and empowers the next generation of exceptional computing research talent. “Microsoft...

What’s Needed for High-Fidelity, Low-Latency HPC Network Monitoring at 100Gbps
From insideHPC

What’s Needed for High-Fidelity, Low-Latency HPC Network Monitoring at 100Gbps

By Vince Hill, cPacket Networks Enterprise migration to 100Gbps network speeds continues to accelerate, with high-performance computing (HPC) data centers leading...

Book Sale: Beyond Fear
From Schneier on Security

Book Sale: Beyond Fear

I have 80 copies of my 2000 book Beyond Fear available at the very cheap price of $5 plus shipping. Note that there is a 20% chance that your book will have a “BT...

Uncrackable Invisible Ink?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Uncrackable Invisible Ink?

 Stuck me, since some of my earliest looks at code were in this realm.  Steganographic or hidden information.    Not combine it with AI based methods? An Uncrackable...

New, Faster IBM Chips
From The Eponymous Pickle

New, Faster IBM Chips

IBM pushes further on speed.IBM Unveils Two-Nanometer Chip Technology for Faster ComputingReuters, Stephen NellisIBM has unveiled what it is calling the world's...

Ghosts Using Data, Children too
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ghosts Using Data, Children too

Hmm, can tell you that in any business problem you have to have the correct data to derive something useful.    To walk away with some sort of algorithm that later...

IBM CEO Speaks on Future of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM CEO Speaks on Future of AI

 Will depend too on the definition and applicability of AI in context. IBM CEO: Every business is going to adopt AIArvind Krishna, CEO of IBM, compares Artificial...

Germany Launches €2B, 5-year Quantum Development Push
From insideHPC

Germany Launches €2B, 5-year Quantum Development Push

Germany plans to invest roughly €2 billion euros (US$2.4B) through 2025 on R&D for its first quantum computer and support technologies, the German economy and science...

Watch “The Artificial Intelligence Era: What will the future look like?”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Watch “The Artificial Intelligence Era: What will the future look like?”

Recently, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists — a media organization that “equips the public, policymakers, and scientists with the information needed to reduce...

AI Demand Pushes against Skills Shortage, Lack of IT Infrastructure – IBM
From insideHPC

AI Demand Pushes against Skills Shortage, Lack of IT Infrastructure – IBM

As with other areas of the economy (chips, workforce), demand isn’t the problem in the AI market, it’s supply: supply of knowledge and skills, and supply of technology...

Bruce Schneier:  Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bruce Schneier: Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival

 Just now reading a review copy of Bruce Schneier's:  "Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-Connected World"    His latest security book...

Ransomware on US Pipeline Infrastructure
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ransomware on US Pipeline Infrastructure

Example of very large consequences for such an attack.  Threats to such infrastructure must be prevented.    Ransomware Attack Leads to Shutdown of Major U.S. Pipeline...

GE Work on COVID Virus Sensor
From The Eponymous Pickle

GE Work on COVID Virus Sensor

Considerable value if this works in practice.GE Scientists Developing Technology to Add COVID-19 Virus Detector to Your Mobile DeviceSensing Materials  in GE Research...
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