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Precision, Recall, and Desirability
From The Noisy Channel

Precision, Recall, and Desirability

Recent developments in AI have created opportunities across the search stack. But before building solutions, it is important to clearly identify the problems they...

From Computational Complexity

Focusing on the Outcomes

An academic field often organizes itself pulling ideas from its own field. For example, students on the economics faculty job search can signal at most two schools...

NVIDIA Reveals Eos Supercomputer: 4,600 H100 GPUs for 18 AI Exaflops
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Reveals Eos Supercomputer: 4,600 H100 GPUs for 18 AI Exaflops

NVIDIA Thursday released a video that offers the first public look at Eos (pictured here), a monster 18.4 exaflops FP8 AI supercomputer powered by 576 DGX H100NVIDIA...

On the Insecurity of Software Bloat
From Schneier on Security

On the Insecurity of Software Bloat

Good essay on software bloat and the insecurities it causes. The world ships too much code, most of it by third parties, sometimes unintended, most of it uninspected...

Call for Participation: Envisioning Computer Science Futures and Frontiers
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Call for Participation: Envisioning Computer Science Futures and Frontiers

The Computing Community Consortium’s (CCC) Grand Challenges task force is engaging in a new visioning activity to identify the next grand challenges that will shape...

EuroHPC JU Issues Procurement Call for LUMI-Quantum
From insideHPC

EuroHPC JU Issues Procurement Call for LUMI-Quantum

The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) has launched a call for tender for the installation of LUMI-Q, a new EuroHPC quantum computer...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements
From Schneier on Security

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m speaking at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024 in Munich, Germany, on Friday, February...

IQM Quantum Announces Co-CEO  
From insideHPC

IQM Quantum Announces Co-CEO  

Espoo, Finland, 14th February 2024 – IQM Quantum Computers announced it is implementing a dual leadership structure, appointing two Co-CEOs.    Former sole CEOIQM...

Quantum: PASQAL Announces New Chairman, Deputy CEO
From insideHPC

Quantum: PASQAL Announces New Chairman, Deputy CEO

PARIS – February 13, 2024 — PASQAL, a company focused on neutral atoms quantum computing, today announced the appointment of Wasiq Bokhari as chairman of its board...

Improving the Cryptanalysis of Lattice-Based Public-Key Algorithms
From Schneier on Security

Improving the Cryptanalysis of Lattice-Based Public-Key Algorithms

The winner of the Best Paper Award at Crypto this year was a significant improvement to lattice-based cryptanalysis. This is important, because a bunch of NIST’s...

VAST Data and Run:ai Announce AI Solution with NVIDIA Accelerated Computing
From insideHPC

VAST Data and Run:ai Announce AI Solution with NVIDIA Accelerated Computing

NEW YORK – February 13, 2024 – VAST Data, the AI data platform company, today announced a partnership with Run:ai, a company focused on compute orchestration for...

D-Wave Announces Availability of 1,200+ Qubit Advantage2 Prototype
From insideHPC

D-Wave Announces Availability of 1,200+ Qubit Advantage2 Prototype

PALO ALTO, Calif., BURNABY, B.C., — February 12, 2024 — Quantum computing company D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS) has announced that the 1,200+ qubit Advantage2...

DOE $36M Funding Opportunity: AI for Science
From insideHPC

DOE $36M Funding Opportunity: AI for Science

Feb. 13, 2024: The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program, is issuing a $36 million funding opportunity...

Watch CCC Sponsored Sessions at AAAS – February 15th – 17th
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Watch CCC Sponsored Sessions at AAAS – February 15th – 17th

    The 2024 AAAS Meeting is coming up later this week, beginning on Thursday, February 15th and ending on Saturday, February 17th in Denver, Colorado. This year...

Molly White Reviews Blockchain Book
From Schneier on Security

Molly White Reviews Blockchain Book

Molly White—of “Web3 is Going Just Great” fame—reviews Chris Dixon’s blockchain solutions book: Read Write Own: In fact, throughout the entire book, Dixon fails...

A visit to the Turing Machine: a short story
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

A visit to the Turing Machine: a short story

by Greg Michaelson Greg Michaelson is an Emeritus professor of computer science at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. He is also a novelist and a short storyContinue...

HPC User Forum Announces Agenda for April 9-10 Event in Reston, Virginia
From insideHPC

HPC User Forum Announces Agenda for April 9-10 Event in Reston, Virginia

ST PAUL, Minn., February 12, 2024— The HPC User Forum, established in 1999 to promote the health of the global HPC industry and address issues of common concern...

On Passkey Usability
From Schneier on Security

On Passkey Usability

Matt Burgess tries to only use passkeys. The results are mixed.

HPC News Bytes 20240212: Honda Taps Cadence CFD Supercomputer, Chip Industry Gyrations, Yelick in ISC Spotlight
From insideHPC

HPC News Bytes 20240212: Honda Taps Cadence CFD Supercomputer, Chip Industry Gyrations, Yelick in ISC Spotlight

Good day-after-Super-Bowl morning to you! It was an interesting week in HPC-AI last week, here’s a quick (5:47) run through some of the latest goings on: HondaHPC...

From Computational Complexity

Are there any REAL applications of Graph Isomorphism?

Lance's post on Babai's result on Graph Isomorphism (henceforth GI) inspired some random thoughts on GI. (Lance's post is here.) 1) Here is a conversation withOrganic...
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