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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 Capricon, a four-day science fiction convention in Chicago. My talk is on “The...

Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code, born 14 January 1967
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code, born 14 January 1967

Black Girls Code aims to teach one million Black girls to code before 2040.

China's New Quantum Code-breaking Algorithm Raises Concerns in the US
From The Eponymous Pickle

China's New Quantum Code-breaking Algorithm Raises Concerns in the US

More on this direction ... China's new quantum code-breaking algorithm raises concerns in the US  in InterestingEngineeringThe new algorithm could render mainstream...

Floating Solar Farms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Floating Solar Farms

Alternative energy connections for remote grids.Could floating solar farms survive out at sea?  on the BBCGetting electricity to all of Indonesia's islands is challenging...

Polymorphic Wireless Receivers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Polymorphic Wireless Receivers

Idea completely new to me.Home/Magazine Archive/September 2022 (Vol. 65, No. 9)/Polymorphic Wireless Receivers/AbstractRESEARCH HIGHLIGHTSPolymorphic Radio Receivers...

Open Robotics and Open Source Robotics Foundation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Robotics and Open Source Robotics Foundation

 Open Robotics AcquiredAlphabet’s Intrinsic Acquires Majority of Open Robotics ROS and Gazebo will stay with an independent Open Source Robotics Foundation   By...

Friday Squid Blogging: How to Buy Fresh or Frozen Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: How to Buy Fresh or Frozen Squid

Good advice on buying squid. I like to buy whole fresh squid and clean it myself. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security storieshere...

AI in Strategy Podcast
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI in Strategy Podcast

Thoughtful piece here, full podcast belowArtificial intelligence in strategyMcKinsey,  January 11, 2023 | Podcast, By , Yuval AtsmonAI tools can help executives...

GigaOM Looks at Trends in 2023
From The Eponymous Pickle

GigaOM Looks at Trends in 2023

 Another analysis of the near future, much more at the link.What do GigaOm analysts see as the big trends in 2023? By Jon CollinsThis week I spoke to a number of...

Metaverse for Mobility and Sales
From The Eponymous Pickle

Metaverse for Mobility and Sales

The Metaverse: Driving vValue in the Mobility sector and SalesMckinsey  January 4, 2023 | ArticleThis article is a collaborative effort by Kersten Heineke, Hamza...

Crypto's Winter and Generative A.I.'s  Spring?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crypto's Winter and Generative A.I.'s Spring?

 Colleague Steve King Writes: Crypto's Winter and Generative A.I.'s SpringThe Washington Post's 'Crypto winter' has come. And it's looking more like an ice ageA...

Quantum Computing Architecture Could Connect Large-Scale Devices
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quantum Computing Architecture Could Connect Large-Scale Devices

 Architecture from MIT, superconducting quantum chips Quantum Computing Architecture Could Connect Large-Scale DevicesMIT News, Adam Zewe, January 5, 2023A new...

Threats of Machine-Generated Text
From Schneier on Security

Threats of Machine-Generated Text

With the release of ChatGPT, I’ve read many random articles about this or that threat from the technology. This paper is a good survey of the field: what the threats...

Care is needed to use C++ std::optional with non-trivial objects
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Care is needed to use C++ std::optional with non-trivial objects

We often have to represent in software a value that might be missing. Different programming languages have abstraction for this purpose. A recent version of C++...

TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue of $19.9B, Up 27% YoY
From insideHPC

TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue of $19.9B, Up 27% YoY

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., Jan. 12, 2023 — TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced consolidated revenue of NT$625.53 billion, net income of NT$295.90 billion...

ChatGPT Is Enabling Script Kiddies to Write Functional Malware
From The Eponymous Pickle

ChatGPT Is Enabling Script Kiddies to Write Functional Malware

Have heard this several times this week,   Not quite ready yet, but could go that way ...  Might as they say help.   A concern. ChatGPT Is Enabling Script Kiddies...

Supercomputer Simulation Transforms Coal Like Material
From The Eponymous Pickle

Supercomputer Simulation Transforms Coal Like Material

 Unusual Direction for this kind of Sim effort, reading more at the link.  A new kind of Coal.  Material science uses?Supercomputer Simulations Transform Coal-Like...

NSF and NobleReach Emerge Partner in New Effort to Catalyze Research and Development in Biotechnology
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF and NobleReach Emerge Partner in New Effort to Catalyze Research and Development in Biotechnology

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and NobleReach Emerge are teaming up to push forward biotechnology development and translation. Biotechnology is a growing...

Agri Tech at CES
From The Eponymous Pickle

Agri Tech at CES

 Was asked to report on this and implications.  Seems a broad and deep look at data use.  Good idea. Tech at CES Shows How Farmers Can Save Time, Money, Environment...

CNET Is Quietly Publishing Entire Articles Generated By AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

CNET Is Quietly Publishing Entire Articles Generated By AI

Off we go with Robot Journalism ... CNET Is Quietly Publishing Entire Articles Generated By AI,   By Futurism, January 12, 2023CNET is far from the first; the Associated...
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