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Fast midpoint between two integers without overflow
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Fast midpoint between two integers without overflow

Let us say that I ask you to find the number I am thinking about between -1000 and 1000, by repeatedly guessing a number. With each guess, I tell you whether your...

Intel and Penn Medicine Conduct Cancer Using Federated Learning to Analyze (and Protect) Sensitive Medical Data at Scale
From insideHPC

Intel and Penn Medicine Conduct Cancer Using Federated Learning to Analyze (and Protect) Sensitive Medical Data at Scale

Calling it the largest federated learning study in the medical field to date, Intel Labs and Penn Medicine have announced a joint research study  to help international...

IonQ and Hyundai Expand Quantum Partnership
From insideHPC

IonQ and Hyundai Expand Quantum Partnership

Dec. 6, 2022 — COLLEGE PARK, Md.– Quantum Computing copany IonQ (NYSE: IONQ) today announced new stages of its partnership with Hyundai Motor Company to develop...

At SC22: One Stop Systems’ Jim Ison on ‘AI Transportable’ Liquid Cooled HPC at the Edge
From insideHPC

At SC22: One Stop Systems’ Jim Ison on ‘AI Transportable’ Liquid Cooled HPC at the Edge

One Stop Systems’ veteran Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Jim Ison talked with us at SC22 about OSS’s unque HPC-class hardware that supports “AI Transportable...

Three Key Takeaways from Meta's Galactica AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Three Key Takeaways from Meta's Galactica AI

Galactica AI,  general idea is good, navigating complex forms of data is useful.  One of our early AI successes did exactly this for key internal knowledge.  Make...

Optimizing compilers reload vector constants needlessly
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Optimizing compilers reload vector constants needlessly

Modern processors have powerful vector instructions which allow you to load several values at once, and operate (in one instruction) on all these values. Similarly...

dotData Feature Factory Technology Adds Feature Discovery Capabilities to Azure Synapse Analytics
From insideHPC

dotData Feature Factory Technology Adds Feature Discovery Capabilities to Azure Synapse Analytics

SAN MATEO, Calif., December 6, 2022 – dotData announced that its Feature Factory technology is now integrated with and available on Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics...

The State of Grocery Retail Around the World
From The Eponymous Pickle

The State of Grocery Retail Around the World

The state of grocery retail around the worldOctober 6, 2022 | Podcast     By Bill Aull, Dymfke Kuijpers, and Daniel Läubli  in McKinseyThe state of grocery retail...

Mechanical Neural Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mechanical Neural Networks

 Technical intro abstractMechanical neural networks: Architected materials that learn behaviorsRYAN H. LEE HTTPS://ORCID.ORG/0000-0003-2509-1677, ERWIN A. B. MULDER...

Top Supercomputers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Top Supercomputers

High performance computing.  (HPC) Frontier Keeps Top Supercomputer SpotBy HPCwire, November 16, 2022The Frontier supercomputer.Top500 coauthor Jack Dongarra acknowledged...

Catalyzing the Advancements in Genomics to Lower Barriers to Sustainable Innovation
From insideHPC

Catalyzing the Advancements in Genomics to Lower Barriers to Sustainable Innovation

In the 21st Century, if Big Data is used effectively in the health sector only, it can save 300 billion dollars per annum, as per the McKinsey Global InstituteCatalyzing...

Hyperion Research: Increased Commercial Commitment to Quantum on the Way
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research: Increased Commercial Commitment to Quantum on the Way

December 6, 2022 — A new study of commercial early adopters of quantum computing by HPC industry analyst firm Hyperion Research shows that 80 percent of respondents...

Israeli AI Startup NeuReality Raises $35M Series A
From insideHPC

Israeli AI Startup NeuReality Raises $35M Series A

Dec. 6, 2022 — NeuReality, an AI hardware startup specializing in AI inferencing platforms, announced a $35M Series A funding round led by Samsung Ventures, Cardumen...

Report: TSMC’s 3nm Arizona Fab Hitting Snags
From insideHPC

Report: TSMC’s 3nm Arizona Fab Hitting Snags

Pointing to high costs and a US skills shortage, Taiwanese chip manufacturer TSMC has reported challenges to the completion by next December of its new semiconductor...

Sutherland on the Future of Augmented Reality Displays
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sutherland on the Future of Augmented Reality Displays

In fact, at the big enterprise, we tested some of Sutherland's findings in real life retail.   But found it to mostly be too 'busy' for practical use.  Still worth...

Are Ads Causing Shoppers to Lose Faith in Amazon search results?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Are Ads Causing Shoppers to Lose Faith in Amazon search results?

 Significantly?Are ads causing shoppers to lose faith in Amazon search results?   by Matthew Stern in RetailWire.Amazon.com has long been the main go-to place for...

From Handrwriting to Computer Code
From The Eponymous Pickle

From Handrwriting to Computer Code

Like to see a useful example of this, though who uses much handwriting anymore?    Do we need another introduction of uncertainty?Programming Tool Turns Handwriting...

What if failure is the plan?
From Apophenia

What if failure is the plan?

I’ve been thinking a lot about failure lately. Failure comes in many forms, but I’m especially interested in situations in which people *perceive* something as...

Existential Physics Reading
From The Eponymous Pickle

Existential Physics Reading

 Understanding physics and its practical application is becoming important.   Here a good intro I am reading,  notably about how quantum effects are being applied...
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