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Security Flaw in Infineon Smart Cards and TPMs
From Schneier on Security

Security Flaw in Infineon Smart Cards and TPMs

A security flaw in Infineon smart cards and TPMs allows an attacker to recover private keys from the public keys. Basically, the key generation algorithm sometimes...

HPC Software Stacks: Making High Performance Computing More Accessible
From insideHPC

HPC Software Stacks: Making High Performance Computing More Accessible

More than 200 researchers at the University of Pisa use high performance computing (HPC) systems in their quantum chemistry, nanophysics, genome sequencing, engineering...

Garmin Speak Adds Alexa Option
From The Eponymous Pickle

Garmin Speak Adds Alexa Option

Garmin Speak puts Amazon Alexa in your car,  It's now available for $150.   By Mariella Moon, @mariella_moonGamin's GPS devices already feature voice control, but...

CS Educator Interview: Mike Thompson
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

CS Educator Interview: Mike Thompson

I met Mike Thompson (no relation) just recently. He was giving a professional development session on teaching middle school students with AppInventor. I wantedWHERE...

Richard Thaler’s Nobel Prize is a win for good design
From Putting People First

Richard Thaler’s Nobel Prize is a win for good design

by Erin O’Loughlin Richard Thaler’s 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday was met with more buzz around the offices of our design agency than is usual for economics...

Report from the Smart Kitchen Summit
From The Eponymous Pickle

Report from the Smart Kitchen Summit

Used to attend these kinds of meetings,  to feed our own innovation center experiments, always had to separate the reasonable from the outlandish.  In say a decade...

Put Humans at the Center of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Put Humans at the Center of AI

Worked with the Stanford AI lab, and a number of the startups and students that came out of it.Put Humans at the Center of AI  in Technology ReviewAt Stanford and...

Google Improves, Automates Pet Tagging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Improves, Automates Pet Tagging

We were involved in work that sought to autotag pictures of people and pets in still images and video.  So this is quite a step forward.  Not too long ago thisMeow...

Video: Supercomputing Models Enable Detection of a Cosmic Cataclysm
From insideHPC

Video: Supercomputing Models Enable Detection of a Cosmic Cataclysm

In this podcast, Peter Nugent from Berkeley Lab explains how scientists confirmed the first-ever measurement of the merger of two neutron stars and its explosive...

Facebook Releases Video Neural Training Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook Releases Video Neural Training Data

More generally available training data for Deep Learning systems.Facebook debuts new video datasets for training neural networks  by Maria Deutscher Facebook Inc...

From Computational Complexity

Reductions between formal languages

Let EQ = {w : number of a's = number of b's } Let EQO = { anbn : n ∈  N} (so its Equal and in Order) Typically we do the following: Prove EQO is not regular...

ISC 2018 Issues Call For Tutorials and Workshops
From insideHPC

ISC 2018 Issues Call For Tutorials and Workshops

ISC 2018 has issued their Call for Tutorials and Workshops. The conference takes place June 24-28 in Frankfurt, Germany. "If you possess knowledge and skills in...

Seeking Voice Assistants in the Workplace
From The Eponymous Pickle

Seeking Voice Assistants in the Workplace

Now been involved in a number of brainstorm meetings addressing now virtual assistants can be used in the workplace.  Especially how voice can be used without disrupting...

Supercomputing Earthquakes in the Age of Exascale
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Earthquakes in the Age of Exascale

Over at LLNL, Linda Vu writes that tomorrow's exascale supercomputers, will enable researchers to accurately simulate the ground motions of regional earthquakes...

To Build Better Search, Develop Empathy With Your Users
From The Noisy Channel

To Build Better Search, Develop Empathy With Your Users

User experience designers recognize the importance of empathy in the design process. Understanding how and why users engage with products yields insights that help...

Intel FPGAs Power Acceleration-as-a-Service for Alibaba Cloud
From insideHPC

Intel FPGAs Power Acceleration-as-a-Service for Alibaba Cloud

Intel field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) are now powering the Acceleration-as-a-Service of Alibaba Cloud. The acceleration service, which can be launched from...

Radio Free HPC Looks at how How Blockchain Could Prevent Fake News
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at how How Blockchain Could Prevent Fake News

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at Henry Newman’s recent proposal to use Blockchain as a way to combat Fake News. Henry shares that this rant result...

New KRACK Attack Against Wi-Fi Encryption
From Schneier on Security

New KRACK Attack Against Wi-Fi Encryption

Mathy Vanhoef has just published a devastating attack against WPA2, the 14-year-old encryption protocol used by pretty much all wi-fi systems. Its an interesting...

Simplifying HPC Software Stack Management
From insideHPC

Simplifying HPC Software Stack Management

While most of the fundamental HPC system software building blocks are now open source, dealing with the sheer number of components and their inherently complexSimplifying...

Next Gen Personalization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Next Gen Personalization

Good piece shows the breadth of tech being used to personalize.Shop.org Takeaway: Three steps to next-gen personalization By Deena M.Amato-McCoy in ChainStorage...
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