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Adversarial Machine Learning and the CFAA
From Schneier on Security

Adversarial Machine Learning and the CFAA

I just co-authored a paper on the legal risks of doing machine learning research, given the current state of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Abstract: Adversarial...

Invitation to Participate in a Study to Investigate the Compounding Impacts of Racism & COVID-19 on Learning & Employment in Computing & Technology (CIRCLE-CT)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Invitation to Participate in a Study to Investigate the Compounding Impacts of Racism & COVID-19 on Learning & Employment in Computing & Technology (CIRCLE-CT)

AnitaB.org, The National Center for Women & Technology (NCWIT) and the STARS Computing Corps (STARS) are conducting a survey to understand the impact of the global...

How Good is Language Generator GPT-3?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Good is Language Generator GPT-3?

Trying to understand the full range and usefulness of this, will schedule a test.   I did take a look at GPT-2 for a client.   Much more at the link ...OpenAI’s...

University of Florida, Nvidia Plan to Build Fastest AI Supercomputer in Academia
From insideHPC

University of Florida, Nvidia Plan to Build Fastest AI Supercomputer in Academia

The University of Florida and Nvidia have unveiled a plan to build what they say will be the world’s fastest AI supercomputer in academia, delivering 700 petaflops...

Linkedin Plans to Lay off
From The Eponymous Pickle

Linkedin Plans to Lay off

Bell weather activity,especially when you would expect them to thrive in an era of increased job hunting and HR activity.In A Scary Sign Of The Times, LinkedIn ...

3D Latex Printing
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Latex Printing

Nteo the use use of an embedded 3D printing system,another example of added sensor applications.   Potential healthcare applications.Innovations Lead to 3D-Printed...

RadioFreeHPC: ISC, Student Cluster Competition Recap
From insideHPC

RadioFreeHPC: ISC, Student Cluster Competition Recap

By RadioFreeHPC Podcast In this episode, the RadioFreeHPC team looks back at the success that ISC20 was and discusses what attending an online-only conference was...

Fawkes: Digital Image Cloaking
From Schneier on Security

Fawkes: Digital Image Cloaking

Fawkes is a system for manipulating digital images so that they aren't recognized by facial recognition systems. At a high level, Fawkes takes your personal images...

Inspur Launches Server for Mobile Liquid Cooling Cluster
From insideHPC

Inspur Launches Server for Mobile Liquid Cooling Cluster

Data center infrastructure provider Inspur Information has announced a plate liquid-cooling 2U 4-node server, the i24M5-LC, that the company said is optimized for...

Paradigm Change: Reinventing HPC Architectures with In-Package Optical I/O
From insideHPC

Paradigm Change: Reinventing HPC Architectures with In-Package Optical I/O

This white paper fromAyar Labs, "Paradigm Change: Reinventing HPC Architectures with In-Package Optical I/O," discusses an important paradigm change: reinventing...

NVIDIA and U of Florida
From The Eponymous Pickle

NVIDIA and U of Florida

An Alma of mine makes an interesting AI move with NVidia, looUF announces $70 million artificial intelligence partnership with NVIDIA  Artist's rendering of University...

Avoid character-by-character processing when performance matters
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Avoid character-by-character processing when performance matters

When processing strings, it is tempting to view them as arrays of characters (or bytes) and to process them as such. Suppose that you would like to determine whether...

Amazon Scout Delivery Robots Expand
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Scout Delivery Robots Expand

Been awaiting for this, looking forward to see it operational in the suburbs, on the roads and sidewalks, among people.  My camera is ready.Amazon is testing its...

Ethereum is 5, and is Talking
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ethereum is 5, and is Talking

Been impressed by the direction of Blockchain player Ethereum, which has been ambitious and planning to publish a newsletter as part of their milestone.    I ask...

U.S. Launches $75M Push to Advance Quantum Information Science – 3 University Centers
From insideHPC

U.S. Launches $75M Push to Advance Quantum Information Science – 3 University Centers

The U.S. has launched a $75 million to accelerate quantum information science (QIS) research and development, funding that will establish three Quantum Leap Challenge...

Microsoft Studies Remote Working
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Studies Remote Working

Good to see this being studied in the new context. Microsoft Analyzed Data on Its Newly Remote WorkforceBy Harvard Business ReviewJuly 20, 2020Microsoft employees...

KFC Testing 3D BioPrinted Chicken
From The Eponymous Pickle

KFC Testing 3D BioPrinted Chicken

One of those things that didn't even possible not too long ago.  Now being tested by a major player.KFC to 3D Print Chicken Using Lab-Grown 'Meat of the Future'...

Video: VMware Talks GPU Virtualization, Sharing for AI/ML
From insideHPC

Video: VMware Talks GPU Virtualization, Sharing for AI/ML

In this video, Mike Adams, VMware’s Senior Director CPBU, AI/ML Market Development, talks with us about a new, integrated VMware vSphere 7 feature enabling “elastic...

Hacking a Power Supply
From Schneier on Security

Hacking a Power Supply

This hack targets the firmware on modern power supplies. (Yes, power supplies are also computers.) Normally, when a phone is connected to a power brick with support...

15 years of Experientia
From Putting People First

15 years of Experientia

Today is the 15th birthday of Experientia. The first ones to thank are all our collaborators (former and current ones), but also our clients, our partners and our...
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