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Dreaming of Driverless: Levels of Vehicle Autononomy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dreaming of Driverless: Levels of Vehicle Autononomy

Examination of driverless vehicle Specs.Dreaming of Driverless: What’s the Difference Between Level 2 and Level 5 Autonomy?January 25, 2018 by Jeff Davis in NVidia...

No-Fly List Exposed
From Schneier on Security

No-Fly List Exposed

I can’t remember the last time I thought about the US no-fly list: the list of people so dangerous they should never be allowed to fly on an airplane, yet so innocent...

From Computational Complexity

The Betty White Award for 2022

In Dec 2021 I noted in this post, which was my 1000th post ever (according to Ken Regan, see here) that Betty White had the misfortune of dying on Dec 31, 2021,...

Chatbot or Cheatbot?
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Chatbot or Cheatbot?

by Paul Curzon, Queen Mary University of London The chatbots have suddenly got everyone talking, though about them as much as with them. Why? Because one, chatGPT...

Machine Intelligence: State of the Art
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine Intelligence: State of the Art

 A look at the state of the art in intelligenceIntelligent computing: Examining the state of the art   by Intelligent Computing in TechExploreAn overview of intelligent...

A Hackers Mind
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Hackers Mind

Plan to read ....Publisher’s Weekly  reviews Bruce Schneiers new book:  A Hacker’s Mind—and it’s a starred review!“Hacking is something that the rich and powerful...

Fully Autonomous Real-World Reinforcement Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fully Autonomous Real-World Reinforcement Learning

 Considerable piece, reinforcement training.Fully Autonomous Real-World Reinforcement LearningFully Autonomous Real-World Reinforcement Learning with Applications...

On the Future of Programming
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Future of Programming

 Thoughts on the future of Programming, thoughtful piece.   Implications forsecurity. The Premature Obituary of Programming  By Daniel M. Yellin  (Opinion) Communications...

Netherlands Regulating Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Netherlands Regulating Tech

Another instructive regulation example.How the Netherlands Is Taming Big Tech  By The New York Times, January 20, 2023Microsoft chief privacy officer Julie Brill...

NYC  AI Bias Hiring Law
From The Eponymous Pickle

NYC AI Bias Hiring Law

 Indications of how AI is being regulated. NYC’s New AI Hiring Law Won’t Be Enforced Until AprilAlex WoodieCompanies with employees in New York City have four more...

Friday Squid Blogging: Another Giant Squid Captured on Video
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Another Giant Squid Captured on Video

Here’s a new video of a giant squid, filmed in the Sea of Japan. I believe it’s injured. It’s so close to the surface, and not really moving very much. “We didn...

Google/Alphabet Cutting Jobs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google/Alphabet Cutting Jobs

Tech slipping.  To be replaced by AI? Google's parent company Alphabet will cut 12,000 jobs, in the latest staff redundancies to hit the tech industry.   in BBD...

Tools for Spotting Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tools for Spotting Bots

 Question I just asked, how easy and accurate is it to spot bots?  Got a first answer ... that it depends, but for now skepticism is best, and consider the specific...

@HPCpodcast: Our Favorite 2023 Predictions, Puncturing the Myths of HPC and New Advanced Chips
From insideHPC

@HPCpodcast: Our Favorite 2023 Predictions, Puncturing the Myths of HPC and New Advanced Chips

In our opening episode of 2023, Shahin and Doug discuss the recent chip announcements from Intel and AMD and their implications for HPC. We also talk about are@HPCpodcast...

China Espionage via GE?
From The Eponymous Pickle

China Espionage via GE?

Note use of Steganography, hiding data.  an old but still used method for espionage.   I taught Chinese students at Columbia.Industrial espionage: How China sneaks...

Oak Ridge Lab Names Jeff Smith Interim Director, Hires Search Firm
From insideHPC

Oak Ridge Lab Names Jeff Smith Interim Director, Hires Search Firm

While Oak Ridge National Laboratory continues its search for a successor to outgoing lab Director Thomas Zacharia, the lab has named as its interim director Jeff...

Microsoft Seeks $10B Investment in OpenAI: Report
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Seeks $10B Investment in OpenAI: Report

Big move, implications for Microsoft business results? January 11, 2023  Excerpt and comments.Microsoft Seeks $10B Investment in OpenAI: ReportBy Alex Woodie in...

Billion Qubit Chips?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Billion Qubit Chips?

Australian efforts pushing quantum scaling development.SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY NEWSQuantum computing breakthrough! Engineers discover technique that could create billion...

Computers Powering Self-Driving Cars Could Drive Global Carbon Emissions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computers Powering Self-Driving Cars Could Drive Global Carbon Emissions

Would Quantum balance this? Computers Powering Self-Driving Cars Could Drive Global Carbon EmissionsMIT News, Adam Zewe, January 13, 2023Massachusetts Institute...

Build Your ACM-W Student Chapter
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Build Your ACM-W Student Chapter

Nine Tips for Growth and Maintenance The Ohio State University Student Chapter of the ACM-W was chartered on May 13, 2003 and is one of the oldest continuously...
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