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QuEra Releases Quantum Roadmap
From insideHPC

QuEra Releases Quantum Roadmap

BOSTON, January 9, 2024 – Quantum computing company QuEra has announced a roadmap for a series of error-corrected quantum computers starting in 2024 and culminating...

HPE to Acquire Juniper Networks
From insideHPC

HPE to Acquire Juniper Networks

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced it will acquire AI-native networks company Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR)in an all-cash transaction for $40.00 per share, an...

Query Specificity
From The Noisy Channel

Query Specificity

The central challenge of query understanding is mapping a query to a representation of the searcher’s intent. Recognizing when two or more different search queries...

Facial Scanning by Burger King in Brazil
From Schneier on Security

Facial Scanning by Burger King in Brazil

In 2000, I wrote: “If McDonald’s offered three free Big Macs for a DNA sample, there would be lines around the block.” Burger King in Brazil is almost there, offering...

ALCF Student Training Series: Intro to AI-Driven Science on Supercomputers, Feb. 6-March 26
From insideHPC

ALCF Student Training Series: Intro to AI-Driven Science on Supercomputers, Feb. 6-March 26

The deadline is Monday, Jan. 15, to register for the free, online series “Introduciton to AI-Driven Science on Supercomputers,” hosted by the Argonne Leadership...

CCC Will Sponsor 3 Scientific Panels Next Month at AAAS 2024
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Will Sponsor 3 Scientific Panels Next Month at AAAS 2024

The 2024 AAAS Meeting will take place February 15th – 17th in Denver, Colorado. This conference, held annually since AAAS was established in 1848, is dedicated...

RIKEN Selects Quantinuum for Hybrid Quantum–HPC Platform
From insideHPC

RIKEN Selects Quantinuum for Hybrid Quantum–HPC Platform

Quantum computing company Quantinuum and Japanese research institution and HPC center RIKEN announced that Quantinuum will provide RIKEN access to its H1-Series...

PIN-Stealing Android Malware
From Schneier on Security

PIN-Stealing Android Malware

This is an old piece of malware—the Chameleon Android banking Trojan—that now disables biometric authentication in order to steal the PIN: The second notable new...

HPC News Bytes 20240108: Ericsson and the Intel 4 Process, AI and VC in 2023, Samsung and CXL for RHEL, Quantum Cybersecurity
From insideHPC

HPC News Bytes 20240108: Ericsson and the Intel 4 Process, AI and VC in 2023, Samsung and CXL for RHEL, Quantum Cybersecurity

A good January morning to you! Here's a brief (5:14) run-down of the latest goings-on in HPC-AI: Ericsson may beat Intel to the Intel 4 process punch, AI a rare...

Book excerpt: A win-win-win for customers, companies, and society
From Geeking with Greg

Book excerpt: A win-win-win for customers, companies, and society

(This is an excerpt from drafts of my book, "Algorithms and Misinformation: Why Wisdom of the Crowds Failed the Internet and How to Fix It") Everyone wins -- companies...

Second Interdisciplinary Workshop on Reimagining Democracy
From Schneier on Security

Second Interdisciplinary Workshop on Reimagining Democracy

Last month, I convened the Second Interdisciplinary Workshop on Reimagining Democracy (IWORD 2023) at the Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center. As with IWORD 2022,...

Book excerpt: Use only trustworthy behavior data
From Geeking with Greg

Book excerpt: Use only trustworthy behavior data

(This is an excerpt from drafts of my book, "Algorithms and Misinformation: Why Wisdom of the Crowds Failed the Internet and How to Fix It") Adversaries manipulate...

From Computational Complexity

A nice dice problem- Part I

In this blog I pose a dice problem. The problem is NOT mine and the answer is KNOWN. However, I DO NOT  think its well known, and I DO think it's interesting. My...

Experimenting with GenAI in design research
From Putting People First

Experimenting with GenAI in design research

Cameron Hanson, Strategy Director at Smart Design, gave a presentation at the the Service Design Network (SDN) New York Chapter on practical ways to integrate...

Friday Squid Blogging—18th Anniversary Post: New Species of Pygmy Squid Discovered
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging—18th Anniversary Post: New Species of Pygmy Squid Discovered

They’re Ryukyuan pygmy squid (Idiosepius kijimuna) and Hannan’s pygmy squid (Kodama jujutsu). The second one represents an entire new genus. As usual, you can also...

Nuvoton Unveils Endpoint AI Platform for Machine Learning
From insideHPC

Nuvoton Unveils Endpoint AI Platform for Machine Learning

Hsinchu, Taiwan, January 5, 2024 – Nuvoton has announced the Endpoint AI Platform designed to accelerate the development of fully-featured microcontroller (MCU)...

Call for Papers: Ken Kennedy Institute Energy HPC Conference, Jan. 15 Deadline
From insideHPC

Call for Papers: Ken Kennedy Institute Energy HPC Conference, Jan. 15 Deadline

The 17th Annual Energy High Performance Computing Conference hosted by the Ken Kennedy Institute at Rice University, to be held March 5-7, 2024, has issued an invitation...

Book excerpt: Data and metrics determine what algorithms do
From Geeking with Greg

Book excerpt: Data and metrics determine what algorithms do

(This is an excerpt from drafts of my book, "Algorithms and Misinformation: Why Wisdom of the Crowds Failed the Internet and How to Fix It") Wisdom of the crowd...

From Computational Complexity

Favorite Theorems 2015-2024

In 1994, the FST&TCS conference invited me to give a talk at their meeting in Madras (now Chennai). I was in my tenth year as a complexity theorists since I started...

Justin Hotard Leaves HPE for Intel, Named EVP/GM of Data Center and AI Group
From insideHPC

Justin Hotard Leaves HPE for Intel, Named EVP/GM of Data Center and AI Group

Intel today announced the appointment of Justin Hotard as executive vice president and general manager of its Data Center and AI Group (DCAI), effective Feb. 1....
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