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Sensors and AI Improve Plant Environments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensors and AI Improve Plant Environments

 Via BBC,  Claim to improved agriculture. 'We talk to plants - they tell us how happy they are'Vertical farming - growing plants indoors, on stacked levels, inAnd...

ESG:  Environmental, Society and Governance
From The Eponymous Pickle

ESG: Environmental, Society and Governance

OK, I admit I had to look up the definition of ESG.   Yes, all three things are important to manage carefully.   We did in the enterprise.  I was part of one aspect...

Content Moderation
From The Noisy Channel

Content Moderation

Many platforms, particularly social media sites and ecommerce marketplaces, establish policies to determine what they consider acceptable content. These platforms...

Algorithmic Anxiety
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithmic Anxiety

Overblown.The Age of Algorithmic AnxietyBy The New Yorker, July 29, 2022It can feel as though every app is trying to guess what you want before your brain has time...

3D Artificial Pneumatic Muscles
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Artificial Pneumatic Muscles

Robotic applications 3D Artificial Pneumatic Muscles for Future 'Makers'IIT - Italian Institute of Technology, August 30, 2022Researchers at Italy's Istituto Italiano...

Names Have Power – Names and Programming
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Names Have Power – Names and Programming

"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" William Shakespeare.There are cultures where people have a sort of public name and a secret or true name that is...

Hardware Offers Faster Computation for AI with Much Less Energy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hardware Offers Faster Computation for AI with Much Less Energy

Another dip into analog computing? Hardware Offers Faster Computation for AI with Much Less EnergyMIT News, Adam Zewe, July 28, 2022Researchers at the Massachusetts...

3D Printing Process Faster,  More Precise Than Conventional Methods
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Printing Process Faster, More Precise Than Conventional Methods

 Seems complex, but perhaps a game changer for 3D printing. 3D Printing Process Faster, More Precise Than Conventional MethodsRutgers TodayGreg Bruno, August 1,...

AI Animal Translation
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Animal Translation

 Can see how this could be done, to map to behavior, context,  but how consistent?The Animal Translators  By The New York TimesThe naked mole rat may not be much...

Cell Factory Modeling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cell Factory Modeling

Predicting how fast and efficiently enzymes work.ACM TECHNEWSAlgorithm Uncovers Secrets of Cell FactoriesBy Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), September...

Highlights Risks of Quantum Simulation Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Highlights Risks of Quantum Simulation Technology

 Tech Bulletin form ACM Policy Council (TPC) ACM TechBrief Highlights Risks of Quantum Simulation TechnologyACMAugust 2, 2022A technical bulletin from ACM's Technology...

AI Helped Create a Vaccine
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Helped Create a Vaccine

I Was There When: AI Helped Create a VaccineBy In Machines We Trust in ACM OpinionSeptember 1, 2022As soon as the first genetic sequence of the COVID-19 virus was...

DOE: $23.9M for Data Management and Scientific Data Visualization Research
From insideHPC

DOE: $23.9M for Data Management and Scientific Data Visualization Research

Sept. 1, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $23.9 million in funding for 10 projects in advanced scientific data management and visualization...

HPC-AI Chips in the News: NVIDIA, AMD Ensnared in US-China Trade War; Arm Sues Qualcomm
From insideHPC

HPC-AI Chips in the News: NVIDIA, AMD Ensnared in US-China Trade War; Arm Sues Qualcomm

NVIDIA and AMD, makers of advanced GPUs used in HPC-AI workloads, became embroiled this week in the deteriorating relations and ongoing trade war between the US...

NFTs Targeted
From The Eponymous Pickle

NFTs Targeted

Laundering of assets via NFTs seen.    NFTs Increasingly Targeted by CriminalsBy The Wall Street JournalAugust 30, 2022Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic warned...

Streetlights as Wi-Fi Hotspots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Streetlights as Wi-Fi Hotspots

Generally useful?  Ultimately automotive application?Streetlight Wi-Fi Hotspots: A Bright Ideain IEEE Spectrum,  Charles Q. Choi, August 30, 2022A new algorithm...

Face Recognition Struggles to Recognize Us After Five Years
From The Eponymous Pickle

Face Recognition Struggles to Recognize Us After Five Years

Useful indication of how this changesFace Recognition Struggles to Recognize Us After Five YearsNew ScientistMatthew Sparkes, August 24, 2022A test designed by...

From Computational Complexity

The NIST Process for Post-Quantum Cryptography

Guest post by Jonathan KatzOver the past few months there have been several interesting developments in the NIST post-quantum standardization process.By way ofShor's...

SiMa.ai Ships ML SoC Platform for Embedded Edge Applications
From insideHPC

SiMa.ai Ships ML SoC Platform for Embedded Edge Applications

SAN JOSE — August 30, 2022 — Edge machine learning company SiMa.ai today announced it has begun shipping what the company said is the industry’s first purpose-built...

Robot Dogs Learning Tough Terrain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Dogs Learning Tough Terrain

Been following this for some time, and potential uses. Robot Dog Learns to Walk Tough Terrain in 20 MinutesNew Scientist, Alex Wilkins,  August 26, 2022Researchers...
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