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Deskilling on the Job
From Apophenia

Deskilling on the Job

When it comes to AI’s potential future impact on jobs, Camp Automation tends to jump to the conclusion that most jobs will be automated away into oblivion. The...

Giving Bard a Coding Interview
From The Noisy Channel

Giving Bard a Coding Interview

Thanks to this post by Behdad Esfahbod, I’ve been reminiscing about an interview problem I used to use at Google and LinkedIn. Google just announced that Bard can...

Friday Squid Blogging: More on Squid Fishing
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: More on Squid Fishing

The squid you eat most likely comes from unregulated waters. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven...

Moderna and IBM Explore Quantum and Generative AI for mRNA Science
From insideHPC

Moderna and IBM Explore Quantum and Generative AI for mRNA Science

CAMBRIDGE, MA and ARMONK, NY / April 20, 2023 / Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company focused on messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines,...

Hacking Pickleball
From Schneier on Security

Hacking Pickleball

My latest book, A Hacker’s Mind, has a lot of sports stories. Sports are filled with hacks, as players look for every possible advantage that doesn’t explicitly...

Argonne Opens Quantum Foundry
From insideHPC

Argonne Opens Quantum Foundry

The U.S Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has built the Argonne Quantum Foundry with the intent to accelerate advances in quantum information...

Gartner Recognizes Gupshup.io as Major CPaaS Vendor
From insideHPC

Gartner Recognizes Gupshup.io as Major CPaaS Vendor

San Francisco/Mumbai, 18 April 2023: Conversational engagement company Gupshup has announced it has been recognized as a Major CPaaS Vendor in the 2023 GartnerGartner...

NVIDIA Text to Video
From The Eponymous Pickle

NVIDIA Text to Video

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30epFM6Vb0s147,333 views  Apr 19, 2023  #chatgpt #AI #RoboticsNVIDIA's NEW AI 'Text To Video Takes the Industry By STORM! (NOWhttps...

Free MIT Press Book on Deep Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Free MIT Press Book on Deep Learning

 An MIT Press bookIan Goodfellow and Yoshua Bengio and Aaron CourvilleExercises   Lectures   External Links  The Deep Learning textbook is a resource intended to...

Registration Is Underway for RMACC Annual HPC Symposium, May 16-18
From insideHPC

Registration Is Underway for RMACC Annual HPC Symposium, May 16-18

BOULDER, CO, April 21, 2023 – The final program has been set for the 13th annual Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) HPC symposium, set for May...

Will emerging artificial intelligence boost research productivity?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Will emerging artificial intelligence boost research productivity?

Bryan Caplan, an economist, raised an interesting question on Twitter: why aren’t people celebrating the fact that tools like GPT might soon allow us to produce...

Using the iPhone Recovery Key to Lock Owners Out of Their iPhones
From Schneier on Security

Using the iPhone Recovery Key to Lock Owners Out of Their iPhones

This a good example of a security feature that can sometimes harm security: Apple introduced the optional recovery key in 2020 to protect users from online hackers...

Pentagon and Joint Operations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pentagon and Joint Operations

Worked there long before such applications could be reasonably considered. How/why is quite interesting and inevitable.Pentagon AI center shifts focus to joint ...

Should we fear the Hyena Code?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Should we fear the Hyena Code?

This new technology could blow away GPT-4 and everything like itThe Hyena code is able to handle amounts of data that make GPT-style technology run out of memory...

Google Music Generation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Music Generation

 And more.Google’s AI music generator is like ChatGPT for audioIt can write 5-minute songs based on short text prompts.By Kristin Houser, April 17, 2023Google has...

Big Players Continue to Advance AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Players Continue to Advance AI

 From Google,  Implications?  Beyond chat?  Announcing Google DeepMindApril 20, 2023Earlier today we announced some changes that will accelerate our progress in...

From Computational Complexity

Health Tech

On Tuesday, at the behest of an alumnus, I spent the afternoon at HIMSS, a large health tech conference being held at the big convention center in Chicago. When...

Defining interfaces in C++: concepts versus inheritance
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Defining interfaces in C++: concepts versus inheritance

In a previous blog post, I showed how you could define ‘an interface’ in C++ using concepts. For example, I can specify that a type should have the methods has_next...

Oak Ridge Lab Study Seeks to Define Quantum Compression
From insideHPC

Oak Ridge Lab Study Seeks to Define Quantum Compression

April 19, 2023 — A study led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers identifies a new potential application in quantum computing that could be part of the next...

[Book] Interfaces and Us
From Putting People First

[Book] Interfaces and Us

When society relies on computer models and their interfaces to explain and predict everything from love to geopolitical conflicts, our own behaviour and choices...
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