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DOE ASCR Program Announces $60M for Advanced Scientific Computing Proposals
From insideHPC

DOE ASCR Program Announces $60M for Advanced Scientific Computing Proposals

The Advanced Scientific  Computing Research (ASCR ) program in the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Office of Science has announces its interest in advanced scientific computing...

Implementing the missing sign instruction in AVX-512
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Implementing the missing sign instruction in AVX-512

Intel and AMD have expanded the x64 instruction sets over time. In particular, the SIMD (Single instruction, multiple data) instructions have become progressively...

PASQAL Partners with Mila for Generative Modeling in Quantum AI
From insideHPC

PASQAL Partners with Mila for Generative Modeling in Quantum AI

Sherbrooke, Quebec, January 11, 2024 — AI research institute Mila announ ced a partnership with neutral atom quantum computing company PASQAL to exploratore enhancing...

Ayar Labs Names New CTO, Adds Barratt, Moorthy to Board
From insideHPC

Ayar Labs Names New CTO, Adds Barratt, Moorthy to Board

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jan. 11, 2024 – Ayar Labs, a company focused on silicon photonics for chip-to-chip connectivity, today announced two additions to its Board...

The National Science Foundation and philanthropic partners announce the new ReDDDoT program
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The National Science Foundation and philanthropic partners announce the new ReDDDoT program

  On Tuesday, the NSF announced the Responsible Design, Development, & Deployment of Technologies (ReDDDot) program, which aims to ensure both ethical and legal...

GenAI in Investment Management: Alternative Data Has Gone Mainstream
From insideHPC

GenAI in Investment Management: Alternative Data Has Gone Mainstream

January 11, 2023 – Alternative data continues to strongly influence the decision-making of investment professionals across the investment management industry, according...

Quantum: Alphabet Spinoff SandboxAQ Acquires Good Chemistry
From insideHPC

Quantum: Alphabet Spinoff SandboxAQ Acquires Good Chemistry

PALO ALTO, Calif. and VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2024 — SandboxAQ today announced it has acquired Good Chemistry, a computational chemistry company that leverages AI, quantum...

Analog Devices Deploys SambaNova for GenAI
From insideHPC

Analog Devices Deploys SambaNova for GenAI

January 10, 2024—Wilmington, MA and Palo Alto, CA — Semiconduct company Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI) and AI platform developer SambaNova Systems announced...

Pharmacies Giving Patient Records to Police without Warrants
From Schneier on Security

Pharmacies Giving Patient Records to Police without Warrants

Add pharmacies to the list of industries that are giving private data to the police without a warrant.

From Computational Complexity

Guest Post by Mohammad Hajiaghayi on SODA Business Meeting 2024

This is a guest post Mohammad Hajiaghayi on the SODA business Meeting from 2024. The meeting was held in Alexandria Virginia, Jan 7-10, 2024. The following meetings...

Book excerpt: Conclusion
From Geeking with Greg

Book excerpt: Conclusion

(This is one version of the conclusion from my book, "Algorithms and Misinformation: Why Wisdom of the Crowds Failed the Internet and How to Fix It") Wisdom of...

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...
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