Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Blogroll



Oxford, Atos in Deal for Nvidia 63-Node DGX System, Said to be UK’s Largest AI Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Oxford, Atos in Deal for Nvidia 63-Node DGX System, Said to be UK’s Largest AI Supercomputer

The University of Oxford has signed a £5 million with Atos, provider of  hybrid cloud and big data solutions, to deliver what the two organizations say will beOxford...

Programming Projects for Learning or Grading
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Programming Projects for Learning or Grading

The purpose of school work is to get good grades. Well, at least that seems to be a common view on the part of students. Most teachers will tell you that the motivation...

MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under the Age of 35 2020
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under the Age of 35 2020

MIT Technology Review publishes an annual list of 35 innovators under the age of 35, and they recently released their list of innovators for 2020. The list features...

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Steve Conway on the Imperative of AI Ethics and Why ‘Hardware Is Easy, Software Is Hard’
From insideHPC

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Steve Conway on the Imperative of AI Ethics and Why ‘Hardware Is Easy, Software Is Hard’

Steve Conway of industry analyst firm Hyperion Research is one of those technologists with the rare talent for talking complex technology in a straightforward,The...

Need for Data Observability
From The Eponymous Pickle

Need for Data Observability

Never called it that in particular, but yes it is important, and is worth the included tag.  And I add, the changes and non-changes in data should also be 'observable'...

Cybercrime in the Age of COVID-19
From Schneier on Security

Cybercrime in the Age of COVID-19

The Cambridge Cybercrime Centre has a series of papers on cybercrime during the coronavirus pandemic....

Corona App Gateway for the European Commission
From The Eponymous Pickle

Corona App Gateway for the European Commission

Continued work to privately digitize the understanding of contact tracing.SAP, Deutsche Telekom to Build Corona App Gateway for European CommissionReutersBusvine...

Google Partners with ADT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Partners with ADT

A perhaps unexpected move, to address increasing concern about issues of security in the smart home.Google Invests $450M in ADT to Begin Smart Home Security Partnership...

Landing, Exploring Venus with Steam Punk Sensors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Landing, Exploring Venus with Steam Punk Sensors

Quite a curious idea, more and images at the link.   Applicable in other contexts?Steampunk Venus Rover Ideas Win NASA Contest to 'Explore Hell' With ClockworkSpace...

Sign Language Translating Glove
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sign Language Translating Glove

Consider the broad increase in functionality from these kinds of AI applications.A high-tech glove can translate sign language with 99-percent accuracyIt could ...

BlackBerry Phone Cracked
From Schneier on Security

BlackBerry Phone Cracked

Australia is reporting that a BlackBerry device has been cracked after five years: An encrypted BlackBerry device that was cracked five years after it was first...

Amazon's Project Kuiper to Provide Internet from Space
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon's Project Kuiper to Provide Internet from Space

Have followed this for some time.   Internet from space, globally.  Apparently the technology works well. Some of us are still worried about floating that manyHere...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Cleverer Automata Exist

A breakthrough on the separating words problem Zachary Chase is a graduate student of Ben Green at Oxford. Chase has already solved a number of interesting problems...

Microsoft Wants TikTok
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Wants TikTok

The hot global video and music sharing capability it would seem primarily competes with YouTube and Facebook.   Meanwhile Microsoft has largely gotten out of consumer...

Mouse Co-Creator Dies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mouse Co-Creator Dies

In our meeting with the co-creator of the mouse in the 80s, Doug Engelbart, was quick to mention William English as the person to create the first mouse device....

Drug Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Drug Delivery

Once again,  its the accurate and efficient delivery problem.  Often a key component of process.COMMANDing Drug DeliveryMIT NewsSabbi LallJuly 10, 2020Massachusetts...

From Computational Complexity

The Gauss story is false yet we still tell it. Should we?

When teaching discrete math a while back I told the following story which some had already heard in High School:  When Gauss was in 1st grade the class was being...

Learning Python: Part 1
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Learning Python: Part 1

Python has been on my radar for years but I haven’t really had the motivation to learn it myself. It’s time though for several reasons. Reason number one is that...

Google Tutorial and Presentation on AI and Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Tutorial and Presentation on AI and Machine Learning

Link via DSC to a considerable presentation on Machine Learning from Google. Below a quick intro with a clue to some common uses of what we are now calling AI.Google...
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account