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WTF: Signal Adds Cryptocurrency Support
From Schneier on Security

WTF: Signal Adds Cryptocurrency Support

According to Wired, Signal is adding support for the cryptocurrency MobileCoin, “a form of digital cash designed to work efficiently on mobile devices while protecting...

Google’s Project Zero Finds a Nation-State Zero-Day Operation
From Schneier on Security

Google’s Project Zero Finds a Nation-State Zero-Day Operation

Google’s Project Zero discovered, and caused to be patched, eleven zero-day exploits against Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Windows, and iOS. This seems to have been...

Digital Yuan is Here
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Yuan is Here

Implications remain to be broadly tested.   Details and underlyng security is of interest. China Creates Its Own Digital Currency, a First for Major EconomyA cyber...

Katana Graph Partners with Intel on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
From insideHPC

Katana Graph Partners with Intel on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

AUSTIN, TX – April 06, 2021 – Katana Graph, a high performance scale-out graph processing, AI and analytics company, announced today that it has optimized its graph...

Univ. of Buffalo’s Paul DesJardin Elected Fellow of ASME
From insideHPC

Univ. of Buffalo’s Paul DesJardin Elected Fellow of ASME

Paul DesJardin of the University of Buffalo has been elected fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in recognition of his exceptional achievements...

Deep Mind and Protein Folding
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Mind and Protein Folding

 Was introduced to the nature of this problem early on.  Difficult and fundamental to so many bio science applications.   If Deep Learning has solved this, it is...

Advanced Clustering Technologies Announces ACTblade x3XX HPC Systems Based on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon CPUs 
From insideHPC

Advanced Clustering Technologies Announces ACTblade x3XX HPC Systems Based on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon CPUs 

April 6, 2021 — Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the ACTblade x3XX family of dense HPC systems, which are based on the new third generation of Intel...

CIFellows Spotlight: Towards Fair and Interpretable Language Processing Models and their Applications
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CIFellows Spotlight: Towards Fair and Interpretable Language Processing Models and their Applications

Sunipa Dev began her CIFellowship in January 2021 after  receiving her PhD from University of Utah in Fall of 2020. Dev is at the University of California, Los...

MemVerge Releases Memory Machine v1.2 and Programs for 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors and Intel Octane Persistent Memory 200 Series 
From insideHPC

MemVerge Releases Memory Machine v1.2 and Programs for 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors and Intel Octane Persistent Memory 200 Series 

Milpitas, Calif. – April 6, 2021 – MemVerge, makers of Big Memory software, today announced the release of Memory Machine software version 1.2. The software delivers...

‘Ice Lake’ Launch: Intel Impresses with 3rd Gen Xeon Chips
From insideHPC

‘Ice Lake’ Launch: Intel Impresses with 3rd Gen Xeon Chips

In its cage-match struggle with AMD, Intel responded this morning to its rival’s vaunted EPYC 7003 Series CPUs, announced two weeks ago, with its 3rd Gen Intel‘Ice...

Seeqc’s Naples Team Claims 2-Qubit Gate Quantum Milestone
From insideHPC

Seeqc’s Naples Team Claims 2-Qubit Gate Quantum Milestone

Naples, Italy–April 6, 2021– Digital quantum computing company Seeqc today announced its Naples team, lead by Marco Arzeo, Ph.D., has developed and measured a two...

Oracle Cloud Announces HPC Instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Ice Lake
From insideHPC

Oracle Cloud Announces HPC Instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Ice Lake

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) today announced availability of Intel 3rd Gen Xeon Ice Lake processor instances in limited preview, with worldwide general availability...

IBM Bullish on Homomorphic Encryption
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Bullish on Homomorphic Encryption

Yet more interest in this technique by major players.IBM bets homomorphic encryption is ready to deliver stronger data security for early adoptersBy Chris O'Brien...

WIFI Object Sensing
From The Eponymous Pickle

WIFI Object Sensing

Schneier reports on Wi-Fi Devices as Physical Object Sensors in the new 802.11bf standard.   He mentions this is reported in TheRegister, but also that there is...

Early Warning Systems for Self Driving
From The Eponymous Pickle

Early Warning Systems for Self Driving

Recognizing situations for warnings. Classic AI application.Early Warning System for Self-Driving CarsTechnical University of Munich (Germany),  March 30, 2021An...

Explanations and Contexts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Explanations and Contexts

An example of the need for explain-ability. Like in a conversation with a human, we could want the option of getting an explanation of a solution.  But the nature...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Relaxing the Primes

Although the prime numbers are rigidly determined, they somehow feel like experimental data—Tim Gowers Finnish Scientific Courage Award source Kaisa Matomäki is...

A Distributed Quantum Computing Prototype
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Distributed Quantum Computing Prototype

Although still very small this seems to demonstrate combined bits at a distance, assuming then that each is then operating as an independent computer, with theQuantum...

Echo has Zoom
From The Eponymous Pickle

Echo has Zoom

Good to see broader, business oriented capabilities.Amazon’s Echo Show 10 now has ZoomFor those pandemic-fueled video callsBy Ashley Carman@ashleyrcarman in TheVerge...

B to B Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

B to B Machine Learning

Type of companies and their goals and implications.Defensible Machine Learning    via O'Reilly  in Basecase.vcBy Ankur Goyal, Alana Anderson  March 3, 2021B2B machine...
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