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China's Baidu's ERNIE Plans to Compete
From The Eponymous Pickle

China's Baidu's ERNIE Plans to Compete

Have followed Ernie as an assistant style chatbot for some time, and saw chatbot style approaches like 'Ernie' in a visit to China.   Previously mentioned here....

Meta, Yet Another Contender in the AI Rush?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Meta, Yet Another Contender in the AI Rush?

Is Meta poised for this too?     Must this be VR oriented? Meta, Long an A.I. Leader, Tries Not to Be Left Out of the Boom  By The New York Times, February 8, 2023...

Using Causal Trees
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Causal Trees

Should always be thinking in this direction.   Usefully integrating analysis and reality with process.Understanding Causal Trees       Towards Data Science by Matteo...

SolarWinds and Market Incentives
From Schneier on Security

SolarWinds and Market Incentives

In early 2021, IEEE Security and Privacy asked a number of board members for brief perspectives on the SolarWinds incident while it was still breaking news. This...

ZeroPoint Raises EUR 3.2M to Cut Data Center Energy Consumption
From insideHPC

ZeroPoint Raises EUR 3.2M to Cut Data Center Energy Consumption

Gothenburg, Sweden, Feb. 7, 2023 — ZeroPoint Technologies AB announced today closed a EUR 3.2 million seed round in late January from climate tech investor Climentum...

atNorth to Open 5MW Data Center Campus in Helsinki
From insideHPC

atNorth to Open 5MW Data Center Campus in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland – February 7th, 2023 – Iceland-based atNorth, a pan-Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider...

On the Front Lines of AI: Training Large Language Models on New Tasks – without All the Retraining
From insideHPC

On the Front Lines of AI: Training Large Language Models on New Tasks – without All the Retraining

Sometimes, machine learning models learn a new task without seeming to have learned – or been trained – to do it. That’s the findings of researchers at MIT, Stanford...

Google AI/Bard Event Tomorrow
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google AI/Bard Event Tomorrow

 This Google AI/Bard event will be live streamed on YouTube tomorrow morning, February 8th at 8:30 ET.  I plan to attend and report.   They also plan to talk about...

D-Wave Quantum Annealing Solving Protein Folding
From The Eponymous Pickle

D-Wave Quantum Annealing Solving Protein Folding

 Have mentioned our linking with D-Wave for very large search problems, recently some new news about their work in other spaces we also examined:  Protein Folding...

EnGenius: Point-to-Point Client Bridge Now Equipped with Wi-Fi 6 Technology
From insideHPC

EnGenius: Point-to-Point Client Bridge Now Equipped with Wi-Fi 6 Technology

COSTA MESA, Calif., February 7, 2023 — Networking soutions provider EnGenius Technologies Inc. today announced the launch of the ENH500-AX, a Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)...

MindsDB Machine Learning Platform Raises $16.5M
From insideHPC

MindsDB Machine Learning Platform Raises $16.5M

San Francisco – February 7, 2023 – Machine learning platform maker MindsDB today announced a $16.5M Series A investment from Benchmark. MindsDB said the platform...

Google Challenges with Bard AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Challenges with Bard AI

Should be an interesting cmpetition here, links with search should be a natural place to insert Bard.  Google also has to show they are serious about making key...

GlossAi Raises $8M to Support Its Content Generative V-Ai Platform at Scale
From insideHPC

GlossAi Raises $8M to Support Its Content Generative V-Ai Platform at Scale

Tel Aviv, Israel, February 7, 2023– GlossAi, creators of an AI-driven video generator that allows organizations to create multi-audience content at scale usingGlossAi...

Lenovo and WEKA Announce Collaboration for AI, Analytics and Hybrid Cloud Data Management
From insideHPC

Lenovo and WEKA Announce Collaboration for AI, Analytics and Hybrid Cloud Data Management

February 7, 2023 – RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and WEKA announced a new global agreement focused on offering next-generation...

Uttar Pradesh Goverment Signs MoU for Quantum Computing Data Center in India
From insideHPC

Uttar Pradesh Goverment Signs MoU for Quantum Computing Data Center in India

07th Feb. 2023, New Delhi/Noida/Lucknow, India — Today, Uttar Pradesh Government signs a MoU with Innogress for setting up India’s first quantum computing dataUttar...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

FOCS 2022 Program

Alvy Ray Smith designed the distinctive cover art that was a notable feature of FOCS proceedings until FOCS ended the production of printed proceedings in 2010....

Robotic Echolocaton
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Echolocaton

More examples of biomimicry here and hint at possible mapping application, Flying Robot Echolocates Like a Bat to Avoid Hitting Walls,  By New Scientist, February...

OpenAI Has Hired an Army of Contractors to Make Basic Coding Obsolete
From The Eponymous Pickle

OpenAI Has Hired an Army of Contractors to Make Basic Coding Obsolete

 Still premature, depending on definition of 'basic',   still considerable need to check and integrate codes.   Can see the need for labeling for training activity...

Malware Delivered through Google Search
From Schneier on Security

Malware Delivered through Google Search

Criminals using Google search ads to deliver malware isn’t new, but Ars Technica declared that the problem has become much worse recently. The surge is coming from...
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