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Leveraging Magnonic Devices
From The Eponymous Pickle

Leveraging Magnonic Devices

 New word to me : Magnonic.  The quanta of spin waves.    Based on the article, seems to be a useful thing. Feedback Algorithm Boosts Design of Magnonic Devices...

About the Colossus Computer
From The Eponymous Pickle

About the Colossus Computer

 Am a long time follower of the history of computing since I worked with one of the people who had a part in maintaining the ENIAC computer at the U of P.  This...

Diagnosing Windows Internet Connections
From The Eponymous Pickle

Diagnosing Windows Internet Connections

I am sure you have all run into this. Just did and played with the router and wifi box for some time.  Then found it very helpful. But the internet diagnosis capability...

Science and Technology links (May 15th 2021)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (May 15th 2021)

There were rainforests near the south pole 90 million years ago. Though commercial exchanges are typically win-win for both the buyer and the seller, people tend...

Topology and Homology Address the Form of Data.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Topology and Homology Address the Form of Data.

Nice short piece on Topology.   I was introduced to it at an early age, and liked aspects of how it linked to the real world in a special ways.   But I never saw...

The French Army Tests the Spot for Recon
From The Eponymous Pickle

The French Army Tests the Spot for Recon

Unexpected, but real uses in reconnaissance and supply applications.   And just exposure of the French army and command to future, possibly more autonomous means...

Amazon Assistant to Roll on 700K Ford Vehicles
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Assistant to Roll on 700K Ford Vehicles

Pretty impressive rollout here.   Like to see additional novel uses as well.   My own Echo Auto continues to run well. Amazon’s Alexa Gets Biggest Auto Rollout By...

Amazon Smart Neighborhoods to Emerge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Smart Neighborhoods to Emerge

 I know this has created some stir about privacy and invasiveness,  but it seems most of the privacy gurus that have taken a closer look are seeing it as benign...

Detecting Explosive materials
From The Eponymous Pickle

Detecting Explosive materials

Can think of several projects we connected with that would have benefitted by this effort.  Depending on its efficacy.  Is supported in part by the DHS.  Department...

IBM Doubles Down on 1000+-Qubit Quantum in 2023
From insideHPC

IBM Doubles Down on 1000+-Qubit Quantum in 2023

As expectation-setting goes in the technology, this is one of the boldest we’ve ever seen. At IBM’s annual Think conference, a senior systems executive reiterated...

Simulations Beat Quantum Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simulations Beat Quantum Computing

Toshiba work of interest.  Linking to Microsoft Cloud.  Would you expect a simulation to beat out an actual implementation?  Depends.  But a simulation usuallyCommissioned...

Teeth Tapping Control
From The Eponymous Pickle

Teeth Tapping Control

An unexpected direction.The Next Frontier for Gesture Control: TeethIEEE Spectrum, Evan Ackerman, May 5, 2021Researchers at Cornell University's Smart Computer...

Letter to ACM-W Chapters
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Letter to ACM-W Chapters

Whew.  What a year it has been.  And you survived.  Or maybe, even found a way to thrive.  I want to let you know that we see the work you are doing, and we appreciate...

ALCF Webinar May 26: NVIDIA Profiling Tools Ecosystem for HPC and AI
From insideHPC

ALCF Webinar May 26: NVIDIA Profiling Tools Ecosystem for HPC and AI

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) on May 26 will host a webinar in which NVIDIA will present their profiling tools, Nsight Systems and Nsight Compute...

HPC4EI Spring 2021 Solicitation Webinar May 18
From insideHPC

HPC4EI Spring 2021 Solicitation Webinar May 18

HPC4EnergyInnovation (HPC4EI) leadership will present a live webinar titled “National Laboratories Partner with U.S. Manufacturers to Increase Innovation and Energy...

Virtual Humor Agents to Promote Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtual Humor Agents to Promote Learning

Always liked the idea of using humor to promote engagement.  Used it a bit in our brand equity agents.  Here is another, somewhat more sophisticated approach. Andrew...

Microsoft Shuts Down its Blockchain Service
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Shuts Down its Blockchain Service

 Microsoft/Azure shuts down its Blockchain service after six years.   Offers some alternate migration paths.    Surprising after continued heat in this area.Migrate...

Ransomware Is Getting Ugly
From Schneier on Security

Ransomware Is Getting Ugly

Modern ransomware has two dimensions: pay to get your data back, and pay not to have your data dumped on the Internet. The DC police are the victims of this ransomware...

Anchore Secures Containers for AI, Machine Learning and HPC on NVIDIA NGC
From insideHPC

Anchore Secures Containers for AI, Machine Learning and HPC on NVIDIA NGC

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today Anchore, a company focused on security and compliance for software containers, announced an expanded collaboration...

Unlocking Cosmological Secrets at Durham University
From insideHPC

Unlocking Cosmological Secrets at Durham University

Drawing on the power of a supercomputer from Dell Technologies and AMD, Durham University and DiRAC scientists are expanding our understanding of the universe and...
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