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Digital Twins Grow Up
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Twins Grow Up

"Digital Twins Grow Up," by Samuel @samthewriter Greengard, says that digital twins, or exact #virtual representations of physical objects and #systems, are revolutionizing...

Magnetic Precise Drug Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Magnetic Precise Drug Delivery

Seems a very good advance.  Do we know the exact implications of precise delivery of pharma?  Practical issues?A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting...

Cerebras Systems Unveils the Industry’s First Trillion Transistor Chip for AI
From insideHPC

Cerebras Systems Unveils the Industry’s First Trillion Transistor Chip for AI

Today AI startup Cerebras Systems unveiled the largest chip ever built. "The Cerebras Wafer-Scale Engine (WSE) is the largest chip ever built. 56x larger than any...

UPMEM Puts CPUs Inside Memory to Allow Apps to Run 20 Times Faster
From insideHPC

UPMEM Puts CPUs Inside Memory to Allow Apps to Run 20 Times Faster

Today UPMEM announced a Processing-in-Memory (PIM) acceleration solution that allows big data and AI applications to run 20 times faster and with 10 times lessUPMEM...

Video: Unboxing the NVIDIA DGX-1 Supercomputer at Georgia Tech
From insideHPC

Video: Unboxing the NVIDIA DGX-1 Supercomputer at Georgia Tech

In this video, Oded Green from NVIDIA unboxes a DGX-1 supercomputer at the College of Computing Data Center at Georgia Tech. "And while the DGX-1 arriving at Georgia...

Simulating Shock Turbulence Interactions on Stampede II
From insideHPC

Simulating Shock Turbulence Interactions on Stampede II

In this special guest feature, Jorge Salazar from TACC writes that Researchers are using XSEDE supercomputers to better understand shock turbulence interactions...

Stop and Shop has Robots in the Aisle
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stop and Shop has Robots in the Aisle

How they are being used is still unclear, but this could get customers used to the idea of robots in the aisle.   Pictures of the bots show an attempt to be humorous...

Influence Operations Kill Chain
From Schneier on Security

Influence Operations Kill Chain

Influence operations are elusive to define. The Rand Corp.'s definition is as good as any: "the collection of tactical information about an adversary as well as...

Smart Home Sensors for Alexa
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Home Sensors for Alexa

A good look, many from Samsung.    Not enough in the way of collaborative capabilities and skills for these.  I want to see more collaboration,  predictive AI and...

Motivation and Goodwill
From The Eponymous Pickle

Motivation and Goodwill

Intriguing motivation augmentation via goodwill?  How universally and continuously does this work with other goals?New Tool Shows Goodwill May Trump Profit as Work...

Micron Starts Volume Production of 1z Nanometer DRAM Process Node
From insideHPC

Micron Starts Volume Production of 1z Nanometer DRAM Process Node

Today Micron Technology announced advancements in DRAM scaling, making Micron the first memory company to begin mass production of 16Gb DDR4 products using 1z nm...

Brief History of Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brief History of Blockchain

Very nicely done,  mostly non-technical.  Good visuals of the concepts.  With some forward predictions.   This emphasizes Blockchain-Ledger rather than cryptocurrency...

Supercomputing Galactic Winds with Cholla
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Galactic Winds with Cholla

Using the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team of astrophysicists created a set of galactic wind simulations of the highest resolution ever...

And So It Begins–School year 2019 2020
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

And So It Begins–School year 2019 2020

Tomorrow (Monday) I will meet the new freshmen in my study hall. And I’ll finish getting my room ready for the new school year. First day of real classes is Tuesday...

Wal-Mart Patents a Blockchain Digital Currency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Patents a Blockchain Digital Currency

Wal-mart has already experimented with the underlying tech for produce tracking.   Is this beyond that? Or an extension of distributed ledger?  Intriguing all around...

Robots for Lonliness
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots for Lonliness

Have followed the Japanese eldercare efforts, pushed by Japan's demographics, for some time.Bringing robots home eases lonelinessBy Ikuko Mitsuda / Yomiuri Shimbun...

Martin, thanks for the kind words.
From The Noisy Channel

Martin, thanks for the kind words.

Martin, thanks for the kind words. The TunkRank that Jason Adams implemented has been down for a while. I’m not aware of any other implementation that is available...

Machine to Machine Interfaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine to Machine Interfaces

Fascinating piece.  ultimately it is all about machines cooperating seamlessly.    We take it for granted they will be designed to do that, but its not entirely...

Science and Technology links (August 17th 2019)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (August 17th 2019)

Google may soon release an augmented-reality version of Google Maps for mobile phones. I have always found it difficult to identify the streets I see in an unfamiliar...

IKEA Going Smart Home Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

IKEA Going Smart Home Tech

Will be interesting to watch, have an IKEA down the street, will be dropping in to hear of their plans.Ikea goes all in on smart home tech‘We are just getting started...
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