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Exxact Partners with SoftIron on Ceph-based Software Defined Storage
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Exxact Partners with SoftIron on Ceph-based Software Defined Storage

FREMONT, CA, October 19, 2021 — Exxact Corporation, provider of high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and data center solutions, and SoftIron...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Some Statistical Gamma Fun

Nothing takes place in the world whose meaning is not that of some maximum or minimum. — Leonhard Euler Cantor’s Paradise page Kasper Müller is a mathematics and...

Lucy as a Robot Archaeologist
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lucy as a Robot Archaeologist

Archaeologists adapt to the context to make the best use of their time and resources.  Is this what is being done or are just doing remote control?  Following.Why...

Small Data Also Crucial, With Tested Transfer Assumption
From The Eponymous Pickle

Small Data Also Crucial, With Tested Transfer Assumption

We tried related ideas but found that the transfer assumption rarely held well enough to be useful.  Useful to keep in mind to potentially simplify models, with...

Quantum Data Link over Chinese Cities
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quantum Data Link over Chinese Cities

Repeated, was asked for new comment on this:   via ACM TECHNEWSQuantum Data Link Established Between 2 Distant Chinese CitiesBy New ScientistResearchers at theThe...

PRACE Invites Participation in HPC for Industry Survey
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PRACE Invites Participation in HPC for Industry Survey

Oct. 19, 2021 — PRACE, the  Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, has issued a survey aimed at assessing difficulties and issues SMEs face when attempting...

AI Forecasting
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Forecasting

 All of AI is a kind of forecasting  and I  like see the comparison of statistical and AI style methods.   Some related examples below.New Post: Updates and Lessons...

ColdQuanta’s Research-as-a-Service Begins 1st Project with Oak Ridge
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ColdQuanta’s Research-as-a-Service Begins 1st Project with Oak Ridge

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 18, 2021 — Cold atom quantum technology company ColdQuanta has announced the company has embarked on its first project under its new Quantum...

Frontier: OLCF’S Justin Whitt on Deploying the First Exascale Supercomputer
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Frontier: OLCF’S Justin Whitt on Deploying the First Exascale Supercomputer

In this installment of the Let’s Talk Exascale podcast series produced by the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project, Justin Whitt, program directorFrontier...

Robot Trains for Clogged Infrastructure
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Trains for Clogged Infrastructure

 Intriguing solution.How to Move More Goods Through America's Clogged Infrastructure? Robot TrainsThe Wall Street Journal, Christopher Mims, October 9, 2021Autonomous...

Facebook's Tools can Target a Single User
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook's Tools can Target a Single User

Well I would think the title above is clearly true, but the question is how effective is it in a useful context? And is that ethically more powerful than a typical...

Pentagon Predicting Events
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pentagon Predicting Events

Long after I worked for NCSS at the Pentagon,  but you could start to hear the same questions at the time, when we were predicting events using large scale visualization...

Join insideHPC at Today’s HPE Exascale Day Broadcast
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Join insideHPC at Today’s HPE Exascale Day Broadcast

Exascale Day, today, is a special occasion for HPE, which isn’t surprising considering that the company is the prime contractor for two of the first three exascale...

From Computational Complexity

Is MATH Ready for P=NP? Is Alexandra Fahrenthold Ready for P=NP?

(This post was inspired by Harry Lewis emailing me about his granddaughter.) Harry Lewis's grand daughter Alexandra Fahrenthold (see both pictures) wants informationon...

Adaptive Queueing Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Adaptive Queueing Systems

Did quite a bit of work in queueing systsems.  Even recently saw a presentation by McDonald's on how they address drive-through and the resulting queues/Mathematicians...

More Smart Glasses
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Smart Glasses

Additional experiments with the idea.  Will this become common, replacing phones and watches?TCL unveils Thunderbird Smart Glasses with a full-color transparent...

Better Detection of Earthquakes with Machine Learniing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Better Detection of Earthquakes with Machine Learniing

New work in the space using Machine Learning, we had proposed related methods when studying neural models.  Here a convolutional neural network.Researchers Create...

Robots Learning to Walk with an Obstacle Course
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots Learning to Walk with an Obstacle Course

 Establishing a means for training that matches the elements of the real word. Virtual Obstacle Courses Help Real Robots Learn to WalkWired, Will Knight, October...

A VR exploration of the Universe
From The Eponymous Pickle

A VR exploration of the Universe

With my background in astronomy I relish the thought.    An ideal application given all the data we have gathered. General availability? Will be looking for this...
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