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Quantum Brilliance and Quantum-South Partner on Logistics Optimization
From insideHPC

Quantum Brilliance and Quantum-South Partner on Logistics Optimization

Canberra, Australia and Montevideo, Uruguay, April 19, 2021 — Quantum Brilliance and Quantum-South today announced a partnership to jointly develop and market complementary...

SDSC, Core Scientific in HPC Composable Partnership to Extend ‘Expanse’ Supercomputer
From insideHPC

SDSC, Core Scientific in HPC Composable Partnership to Extend ‘Expanse’ Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego has announced a partnership with Core Scientific, an infrastructure and software solutions provider for...

May 1 Deadline ACM–IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship
From insideHPC

May 1 Deadline ACM–IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship

Nominations are open (link to form is below) for the ACM–IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship, which honors exceptional PhD students throughout the world...

A trichotomy of intellectual activity
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

A trichotomy of intellectual activity

I like to separate intellectual work among three categories: Emulation: the reproduction or direct application of existing ideas. Most academic work and maybe most...

Scholarships Update
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Scholarships Update

The pandemic is not over and we are all subject to its consequences. Travelling is still a dream these days. Who could foresee that the world would look so big...

Welcome from the ACM-W Chair – April 2021
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Welcome from the ACM-W Chair – April 2021

by Jodi Tims, ACM-W Chair “There is no such thing as a free lunch” – or so the saying goes.  In spring of 2012, I accepted the invitation of Gloria Townsend, then...

ACM-W Scholarships Looking Forward
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W Scholarships Looking Forward

by Viviana Bono (chair of the ACM-W scholarship programme) The pandemic is not over and we are all subject to its consequences. Travelling is still a dream these...

The Muddled Speech of Numbers: Blood clots, COVID-19 vaccines, and statistical risk
From Apophenia

The Muddled Speech of Numbers: Blood clots, COVID-19 vaccines, and statistical risk

Earlier this week, the CDC paused the roll-out of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination after 6 women experienced serious blood clots. Their caution has merit...

Catalyzing Computing Podcast, Episode 33 – Health Informatics with Katie Siek (Part 1)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Catalyzing Computing Podcast, Episode 33 – Health Informatics with Katie Siek (Part 1)

A new episode of the Computing Community Consortium‘s (CCC) official podcast, Catalyzing Computing, is now available. In this episode, Khari Douglas (CCC Senior...

Electrified Urban Transport
From The Eponymous Pickle

Electrified Urban Transport

Recall we experimented with Segways in our innovation center,  and observed them being used in locations like the grocery store 'Jungle Jims'.      Here more about...

The Army Studies Real Time Conversation
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Army Studies Real Time Conversation

Considerable, interesting piece on the topic. Leads to the open question about how we converse with our robot assistants.   And leads on to other kinds of hybrid...

Hybrid Work Disrupting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hybrid Work Disrupting

Microsoft writes on the Next Great Disruption, interesting stats and more, at the link;The Next Great Disruption Is Hybrid Work—Are We Ready?Over the past year,...

UK Intervenes in Nvidia Acquisition of Arm Ltd.
From insideHPC

UK Intervenes in Nvidia Acquisition of Arm Ltd.

Even as Nvidia announced its new “Grace” Arm CPU for AI and HPC last week, the UK government this morning issued a “public interest intervention” notice that targets...

Laugh More, Lead Better
From The Eponymous Pickle

Laugh More, Lead Better

Recall some of our own experiments in humor-augmented management.   Laugh more, lead better  in McKinseyNaomi Bagdonas and Connor Diemand-Yauman, lecturers at Stanford...

Investing in Eco
From The Eponymous Pickle

Investing in Eco

How can more people become involved in Crypto?Investing in Eco, Cryptoby Katie Haun and Arianna Simpson   in Andreessen HorowitzOne of the challenges in any new...

From Computational Complexity

An Investment Puzzle and Speculation as to Why Some Think it's Hard

 This is a Guest Post by David Marcus. He gives a puzzle and its solution, which is interesting, and then speculates as to why some people get it wrong.  ---...

Building 3D Earth Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

Building 3D Earth Models

For those with interest in the recent eruptions in Iceland and also those with interest  in Photogrammetry 3D models of the earth, here is a 3D model of the eruptions...

Behind every algorithm, there be politics.
From Apophenia

Behind every algorithm, there be politics.

In my first class in computer science, I was taught that an algorithm is simply a way of expressing formal rules given to a computer. Computers like rules. They...

Evolution of Ransomware and Related Extortion
From The Eponymous Pickle

Evolution of Ransomware and Related Extortion

Thoughtful podcast and transcript from Recorded Future, Telling the evolution of extortion methods and responses.Ransomware and Extortion Evolve More Brazen Tactics...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Summing Up the Primes

Given the millennia that people have contemplated prime numbers, our continuing ignorance concerning the primes is stultifying—Richard Crandall and Carl Pomerance...
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