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Ukraine Has Digitized Its Fighting Forces on a Shoestring
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ukraine Has Digitized Its Fighting Forces on a Shoestring

Ukraine Has Digitized Its Fighting Forces on a Shoestring   By The Wall Street Journal, January 4, 2023Ukrainian troops operated a telescopic tower with a remote...

CSET Seminar: The Multinational Artificial Intelligence Landscape
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CSET Seminar: The Multinational Artificial Intelligence Landscape

The Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) will hold their first session in the Security and Emerging Technology Seminar Series of 2023 on Wednesday...

How Wide is Computing Divided?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Wide is Computing Divided?

 Short review extract:Computing Divided: How Wide the Chasm?     By Andrew A. ChienCommunications of the ACM, January 2023, Vol. 66 No. 1, Page 5    10.1145/3572994...

Argonne: ATPESC 2023 Applications Due March 1
From insideHPC

Argonne: ATPESC 2023 Applications Due March 1

Jan. 4, 2023 — Applications are due Wednesday, March 1 for the annual Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), which will take place July 30...

Slip Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Slip Robotics

Brought to my attention, classic problems in supply chain.Slip RoboticsLoad and unload trucks in <5 minutesRobots that use the dock you already haveOur trailerMove...

A Simpler Path to Better Computer Vision
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Simpler Path to Better Computer Vision

Improving vision and modeling. A Simpler Path to Better Computer VisionMIT News, Adam Zewe, November 23, 2022A team led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

atNorth Acquires 2 Data Centers in Finland
From insideHPC

atNorth Acquires 2 Data Centers in Finland

Stockholm –  January 4, 2023 – atNorth Holding AB, a pan-Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider, has announced...

Decarbonizing Cryptocurrencies through Taxation
From Schneier on Security

Decarbonizing Cryptocurrencies through Taxation

Maintaining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies causes about 0.3 percent of global CO2 emissions. That may not sound like a lot, but it’s more than the emissions...

Alert!  Very Serious LastPass Security Glitch:
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alert! Very Serious LastPass Security Glitch:

Am a week or so late to this, just now exploring implied severity, and if the previous admissions properly provided enough information to LastPass users to minimize...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Logicians are Everywhere

So where were they between 1720 and 1820? Helena Rasiowa was a famous logician from Poland. She visited Case Western Reserve University when I was an undergraduate...

Emojis in domain names, punycode and performance
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Emojis in domain names, punycode and performance

Most domain names are encoded using ASCII (e.g., yahoo.com). However, you can register domain names with almost any character in them. For example, there is a web...

GIGABYTE Spins off Server Business Unit
From insideHPC

GIGABYTE Spins off Server Business Unit

January 3, 2023 ─ High-performance server and workstation vendor GIGABYTE Technology today announced its enterprise solutions division has officially been spunGIGABYTE...

Breaking RSA with a Quantum Computer
From Schneier on Security

Breaking RSA with a Quantum Computer

A group of Chinese researchers have just published a paper claiming that they can—although they have not yet done so—break 2048-bit RSA. This is something to take...

Particles of Light and Fluid Flow
From The Eponymous Pickle

Particles of Light and Fluid Flow

Not quite grokking this,  or its value, but considering it.Particles of Light May Create Fluid Flow, Data-Theory Comparison SuggestsBy Brookhaven National Laboratory...

From Computational Complexity

Positional Encoding

Given the excitement over ChatGPT, I spent part of the winter recess trying to understand the underlying technology of Transformers. After trying various tutorials...

Re a Further Look at BioPhysics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Re a Further Look at BioPhysics

How does life and physics fit together?    Just received in an Alumni mailing discussing,THE PHYSICS OF UsPhysicists are studying how living matter works, and find...

Google Publishes Technique for AI Language Model Self-Improvement
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Publishes Technique for AI Language Model Self-Improvement

Technical, Reviewing. Google Publishes Technique for AI Language Model Self-Improvementby  Anthony Alford   Director, Development at Genesys Cloud ServicesResearchers...

Robux from Roblox,
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robux from Roblox,

Virtual Currency desired? Kids Don’t Want Cash Anymore–They Want ‘Robux’Virtual currencies have become many families’ preferred way to pay allowance. And Roblox...

Seeing the Future Coming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Seeing the Future Coming

 Continuing to read Jane McGonigal's just published:  "Imaginable: How to see the Future Coming and feel ready for anything - even things that seem impossible today"...

TSMC Holds 3nm Chip Ceremony in Taiwan, 2nm on Way
From insideHPC

TSMC Holds 3nm Chip Ceremony in Taiwan, 2nm on Way

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C. – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) held a 3 nanometer (3nm) volume production and capacity expansion ceremony on December 29 at its Fab 18 construction...
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