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Microlaser Chip Adds Dimensions to Quantum Communication
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microlaser Chip Adds Dimensions to Quantum Communication

Discovered late through an alumni connection ... Microlaser Chip Adds Dimensions to Quantum CommunicationPenn Engineering TodayDevorah Fischler,  November 21, 2022...

Microsoft Announces GA of Azure OpenAI Service, ChatGPT on Way
From insideHPC

Microsoft Announces GA of Azure OpenAI Service, ChatGPT on Way

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure OpenAI Service, the result of a partnership with OpenAI whose ChatGPT generative AI application has created...

D-Wave Announces New Customer Engagements, Cross-Platform Product Enhancements at Qubits 2023
From insideHPC

D-Wave Announces New Customer Engagements, Cross-Platform Product Enhancements at Qubits 2023

January 17, 2023 — BURNABY, British Columbia & PALO ALTO — D-Wave Quantum Inc. , a quantum computing systems, software, and services company, today announced new...

Dell Announces PowerEdge Servers with Intel 4th Gen Xeon Chips
From insideHPC

Dell Announces PowerEdge Servers with Intel 4th Gen Xeon Chips

Jan. 17, 2023 — Dell Technologies has announced 13 new rack, tower and multi-node PowerEdge servers with 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors announced last week...

Error Control Begins to Shape Quantum Archtectures
From The Eponymous Pickle

Error Control Begins to Shape Quantum Archtectures

Considerable piece.   I understood that error control was important, how this fits in is less clear.  Reliability can be seen as key.  Diving more deeply.  Error...

Planning for algae as Food
From The Eponymous Pickle

Planning for algae as Food

World Population and how to feed it  ... Green eats the futureFeeding the worldWithout algae there would be no life on earth. Every second molecule of oxygen that...

The FBI Identified a Tor User
From Schneier on Security

The FBI Identified a Tor User

No details, though: According to the complaint against him, Al-Azhari allegedly visited a dark web site that hosts “unofficial propaganda and photographs related...

Atos Win UK Quantum Simulator Contract
From insideHPC

Atos Win UK Quantum Simulator Contract

No sooner did the news break that Atos had accepted a £24 million settlement with the UK government over a major supercomputing contract award (HPE’s weather supercomputer...

From Computational Complexity

ChatGPT tried to write an obit for Martin Davis. What it got right, wrong, and what to make of it.

When Martin Davis passed away Lance emailed me what he got from using ChatGPT to do an obit. Here it is and I also note what it got wrong.----------------------...

Video  Game Developers and Cancer Researchers Team Up
From The Eponymous Pickle

Video Game Developers and Cancer Researchers Team Up

 Even seems like a natural collaboration these days.    Had been wondering how much of that is now common between game players/designers and science in general....

Google Writes about Their AI Focus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Writes about Their AI Focus

Thoughtful talks about making things smart ....Why we focus on AI (and to what end)Jan 16, 2023, James Manyika, SVP, Technology & Society,   In the Google Research...

Hacked Cellebrite and MSAB Software Released
From Schneier on Security

Hacked Cellebrite and MSAB Software Released

Cellebrite is an cyberweapons arms manufacturer that sells smartphone forensic software to governments around the world. MSAB is a Swedish company that does the...

Year 2022: Scientific progress
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Year 2022: Scientific progress

The year 2022 is over. As with every year that passes, we have made some scientific progress. I found the following achievements interesting: Diluting the blood...

Science and technology links (January 15 2022)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and technology links (January 15 2022)

For under $600, one can buy a 20-terabyte disk on Amazon. Unless you work professionally in multimedia, it is more storage than you need. However, having much storage...

Microsoft Plans to Add ChatGPT to Bing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Plans to Add ChatGPT to Bing

 Can ChatGPT be successfully be integrated into services like search engines?  Implications?  Will public uses be useful, dangerous? Microsoft Plans to Add ChatGPT...

Machine Generated Text, Threat Models,
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine Generated Text, Threat Models,

Part of a current survey of mine.  intro below, more at the linkMachine Generated Text: A Comprehensive Survey of Threat Models and Detection MethodsBy EVAN CROTHERS...

High Priced VR Headsets
From The Eponymous Pickle

High Priced VR Headsets

Emerging, evolving gear comesfrom game world,  will this be seen seriously in industry? VR headset prices high as Apple bides its timePublished  14 hours ago in...

Knotted Quantum Money
From The Eponymous Pickle

Knotted Quantum Money

Intriguing application here.Quantum money that uses the mathematics of knots could be unforgeableA monetary system built using a combination of quantum computers...

NVIDIA Goes Virtual Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

NVIDIA Goes Virtual Assistants

To me an unexpected direction.   Apparently a prototype early access effort for partners.   Develop Intelligent Virtual Assistants with NVIDIA Omniverse ACE Early...

OpenAI Blooms
From The Eponymous Pickle

OpenAI Blooms

Worth a look, still have my doubts except for specialized applications.     We did much in this area I would like to re-try with ChatGBT,  Worth the experiment....
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