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Astera Labs Says Its CXL Memory Controller Boosts Server Memory Bandwidth by 50%
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Astera Labs Says Its CXL Memory Controller Boosts Server Memory Bandwidth by 50%

Astera Labs today said its Leo Memory Connectivity Platform is the industry’s first Compute Express Link (CXL) memory controller that increases server memory bandwidth...

SambaNova: New AI Chip Runs 5 Trillion Parameter Models
From insideHPC

SambaNova: New AI Chip Runs 5 Trillion Parameter Models

Specialty AI chip maker SambaNova Systems today announced the SN40L processor, which the company said will power SambaNova’s full stack large language model (LLM)...

Detecting AI-Generated Text
From Schneier on Security

Detecting AI-Generated Text

There are no reliable ways to distinguish text written by a human from text written by an large language model. OpenAI writes: Do AI detectors work? In short,...

Why do consumers purchase bottled water?
From Putting People First

Why do consumers purchase bottled water?

Fast Company published today an excerpt of the new book Unbottled by Daniel Jaffee in which he highlights the five factors why consumers purchase bottled water,...

CIQ Bundles OpenRadioss and ParaView on Rocky Linux 9.1 for Computation of Shapes
From insideHPC

CIQ Bundles OpenRadioss and ParaView on Rocky Linux 9.1 for Computation of Shapes

LAS VEGAS, September 18, 2023 — CIQ announced today at Oracle CloudWorld that it has made a software stack for high-performance computation of shapes availableCIQ...

Livermore Lab Researchers Win 3 R&D 100 Awards
From insideHPC

Livermore Lab Researchers Win 3 R&D 100 Awards

The award winners include a software suite that helps apply deep learning techniques to science and data challenges in cancer research; software that helps better...

Building a Capable Computing Ecosystem for Exascale
From insideHPC

Building a Capable Computing Ecosystem for Exascale

With ECP, working together was a prerequisite for participation. “From the beginning, the teams had this so-called ‘shared fate,’” says Siegel. When incorporating...

Vertiv Increases Manufacturing Capacity for Chilled Water Solutions
From insideHPC

Vertiv Increases Manufacturing Capacity for Chilled Water Solutions

Piove di Sacco, Italy, September 18, 2023 –Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a provider of digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, unveiled an upgraded testing roomVertiv...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Four and More Colors of Mathematics

A memorial to Wolfgang Haken (1928–2022) and more in the AMS Notices This month’s Notices of the American Mathematical Society for October 2023 has just been mailed...

$100M Series B for Generative AI Platform Writer
From insideHPC

$100M Series B for Generative AI Platform Writer

SAN FRANCISCO — Writer, a generative AI platform for enterprises, announced its Series B funding round of $100 million today. The round is being led by ICONIQ Growth...

Digital border governance: a human rights based approach
From Putting People First

Digital border governance: a human rights based approach

This collaborative study, conducted by the UN Human Rights Office and the University of Essex, analyses the human rights implications of specific border technologies...

Using Hacked LastPass Keys to Steal Cryptocurrency
From Schneier on Security

Using Hacked LastPass Keys to Steal Cryptocurrency

Remember last November, when hackers broke into the network for LastPass—a password database—and stole password vaults with both encrypted and plaintext data for...

[Report] How green is household behaviour?
From Putting People First

[Report] How green is household behaviour?

How Green is Household Behaviour? presents an overview of results from the 2022 OECD Survey on Environmental Policies and Individual Behaviour Change. The survey...

HPC News Bytes 20230918: New AMD CPUs, Intel FPGAs; Arm IPO and Strategic Pivot; AI for Science
From insideHPC

HPC News Bytes 20230918: New AMD CPUs, Intel FPGAs; Arm IPO and Strategic Pivot; AI for Science

A happy mid-September morning to you. Here's a hop (4:54) through recent HPC news, including: AMD launches new EPYC 8004 CPUs for energy- and space-constrainedHPC...

From Computational Complexity

ACM to go paper-free! Good? Bad?

The ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) will soon stop having print versions of most its publications. Rather than list which ones are going paper free, Iare...

UX needs a sense of urgency about AI
From Putting People First

UX needs a sense of urgency about AI

"UX professionals must seize the AI career imperative or become irrelevant", writes Jakob Nielsen in his blog UX Tigers, particularly with current AI-driven tools...

Friday Squid Blogging: Cleaning Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Cleaning Squid

Two links on how to properly clean squid. I learned a few years ago, in Spain, and got pretty good at it. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about...

LLM Summary of My Book Beyond Fear
From Schneier on Security

LLM Summary of My Book Beyond Fear

Claude (Anthropic’s LLM) was given this prompt: Please summarize the themes and arguments of Bruce Schneier’s book Beyond Fear. I’m particularly interested in a...

TSMC Moves Its Renewable Energy Target  Forward to 2040
From insideHPC

TSMC Moves Its Renewable Energy Target Forward to 2040

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., Sep. 15, 2023 – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced an acceleration of its RE100 sustainability timetable, moving its target for...

On Technologies for Automatic Facial Recognition
From Schneier on Security

On Technologies for Automatic Facial Recognition

Interesting article on technologies that will automatically identify people: With technology like that on Mr. Leyvand’s head, Facebook could prevent users from...
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