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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...

EPA Awards ENERGY STAR Certification to Stream Data Centers’ Chicago I Facility
From insideHPC

EPA Awards ENERGY STAR Certification to Stream Data Centers’ Chicago I Facility

Dallas — May 13, 2021 — Stream Data Centers, a turnkey, powered shell and build-to-suit data center company, has announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

New US Executive Order on Cybersecurity
From Schneier on Security

New US Executive Order on Cybersecurity

President Biden signed an executive order to improve government cybersecurity, setting new security standards for software sold to the federal government. For the...

Agnostiq Secures $2M Round for SaaS-Based Quantum Solutions
From insideHPC

Agnostiq Secures $2M Round for SaaS-Based Quantum Solutions

 TORONTO, May 13, 2021 — Agnostiq, Inc., a quantum computing SaaS startup, has raised $2 million in seed funding to support the continued development of its software...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Matrix—The Meeting

That’s how it is with people. Nobody cares how it works as long as it works—Councillor Hamann Santosh Vempala and Nikhil Srivastava announced the first in hopefully...

FBI Competent to take on Darkside?
From The Eponymous Pickle

FBI Competent to take on Darkside?

How many times have we seen the FBI and other US intelligence capabilities portrayed as deftly taking on our enemies.  Now finally here is a really hard test for...

From Computational Complexity

Cryptocurrency, Blockchains and NFTs

 I first wrote about bitcoin in this blog ten years ago after I gave a lecture in a cryptography class I taught at Northwestern. Two years later I had a follow-up...

Smart Shoe for the Blind
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Shoe for the Blind

Perhaps unusual means of protection for the sight impaired. 'Intelligent' Shoe Helps Blind People Avoid ObstaclesThe Daily Mail (U.K.), Jonathan Chadwick, May 5...

Threat explanation: Supply Chain Attacks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Threat explanation: Supply Chain Attacks

I learned this relatively recently, good explanation.   Threat Explainer: Supply Chain Attacks, By Ben Nahorney,   CiscoLet’s say that you’re confident in yourThese...

AMD EPYC Processors to Power System for National Supercomputing Centre Singapore
From insideHPC

AMD EPYC Processors to Power System for National Supercomputing Centre Singapore

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that AMD EPYC 7003 Series processors will be used to power a new supercomputer for the National Supercomputing...

CINECA and D-Wave Expand Access to Quantum Computing in Italy
From insideHPC

CINECA and D-Wave Expand Access to Quantum Computing in Italy

BOLOGNA, ITALY and BURNABY, BC, May 11, 2021 – CINECA, the Italian inter-university consortium and supercomputing center, and D-Wave Systems Inc., the quantum computing...

ThinkParQ Names Advanced Clustering Technologies Platinum Partner
From insideHPC

ThinkParQ Names Advanced Clustering Technologies Platinum Partner

Kaiserslautern Germany, May 11, 2021 – ThinkParQ, the company behind the parallel file system BeeGFS, announced today the advancement of its partner in the United...

Microsoft Releases Counterfit. A Tool for Security Testing AI Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Releases Counterfit. A Tool for Security Testing AI Systems

Below an outline of purpose, worth a look.AI Security risk Assessment using CounterfitWill Pearce AI Red Team Lead, Azure Trustworthy ML, Ram Shankar Siva Kumar...

Podcast:  The Power of Mental Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

Podcast: The Power of Mental Models

 Podcast Brought to my Attention.  Does more data mean better decisions?  Or is it how we use/frame the data?  Framing decisions rather than using decisions.  New...

A Modular Building Platform for the Most Ingenious of Robots
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Modular Building Platform for the Most Ingenious of Robots

Hmm, musing the use of this.A Modular Building Platform for the Most Ingenious of RobotsMax Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (Germany),  April 29, 2021Scientists...

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship

The Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship is a global program that identifies and empowers the next generation of exceptional computing research talent. “Microsoft...

What’s Needed for High-Fidelity, Low-Latency HPC Network Monitoring at 100Gbps
From insideHPC

What’s Needed for High-Fidelity, Low-Latency HPC Network Monitoring at 100Gbps

By Vince Hill, cPacket Networks Enterprise migration to 100Gbps network speeds continues to accelerate, with high-performance computing (HPC) data centers leading...

Book Sale: Beyond Fear
From Schneier on Security

Book Sale: Beyond Fear

I have 80 copies of my 2000 book Beyond Fear available at the very cheap price of $5 plus shipping. Note that there is a 20% chance that your book will have a “BT...
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