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China Closing Its Squid Spawning Grounds
From Schneier on Security

China Closing Its Squid Spawning Grounds

China is prohibiting squid fishing in two areas -- both in international waters -- for two seasons, to give squid time to recover and reproduce. This is the first...

Greetings from the ACMW Communications Co-Chairs: Bettina Bair and Sarah McRoberts
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Greetings from the ACMW Communications Co-Chairs: Bettina Bair and Sarah McRoberts

The goal of the Communications Committee is to empower the communications of all chapters and levels of leadership with tools, frameworks, and our global platforms...

Interview about ACM-W Scholarships
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Interview about ACM-W Scholarships

In this column we have conversations with the members of our panels about the Scholarship program and it's history.

ACM-W Scholarship for Attendance of Research Conferences
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W Scholarship for Attendance of Research Conferences

The ACM-W Scholarship for Attendance of Research Conferences program provides support for women students in Computer Science and related programs who wish to attend...

A New Kind of Open Source:  Open Commons
From The Eponymous Pickle

A New Kind of Open Source: Open Commons

Google Open Usage Commons.   Considering this, there will be more to follow.  Thoughts?Announcing a new kind of open source organizationWednesday, July 8, 2020Google...

EFF's 30th Anniversary Livestream
From Schneier on Security

EFF's 30th Anniversary Livestream

It's the EFF's 30th birthday, and the organization is having a celebratory livestream today from 3:00 to 10:00 pm PDT. There are a lot of interesting discussions...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Ron Graham, 1935–2020

Ron Graham passed away, but he lives on… Cropped from tribute by Tom Leighton Ron Graham just passed away Monday at the age of in La Jolla near UCSD. Today Ken...

Recorded Webinar:  Opportunity Marketplaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Recorded Webinar: Opportunity Marketplaces

Brought to my attention by Michael Schrage, a correspondent at MIT:Organizations constrained to offer workers financial incentives might consider a new approach...

Testing Robotic Lab Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Testing Robotic Lab Assistants

Robotic Lab assistants are being tested broadly, here some initial results.Robotic lab assistant is 1,000 times faster at conducting researchWorking 22 hours aJames...

Call for Papers for In-Memory Computing Summit 2020
From insideHPC

Call for Papers for In-Memory Computing Summit 2020

FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 09, 2020 — GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions based on Apache Ignite, today announced the call...

Google Earth:  15 Years and Still Mapping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Earth: 15 Years and Still Mapping

Been a fan since the very beginning.  Used it at work.  It has replaced very messy geography.  The ability to answer geographic questions visually very quickly....

From Computational Complexity

Reflections on Ronald Graham by Steve Butler

Ronald Graham passed away on July 6 at the age of 84. We present reflections on Ronald Graham by Steve Butler. Getting to work with Ron Graham Ron...

Teams Improving Capabilities with Cortana, Stadium Seating
From The Eponymous Pickle

Teams Improving Capabilities with Cortana, Stadium Seating

Teams adds group meeting features.   More competition putting together useful capabilities for group remote meetings.   Transcripts.    Like to see what kind of...

Lenovo Standing Up Liquid-cooled Neptune System at Max Planck Society
From insideHPC

Lenovo Standing Up Liquid-cooled Neptune System at Max Planck Society

Lenovo is installing a Neptune liquid cooled supercomputer at the Max Planck Society, a delivery that began two months ago and is scheduled to be completed early...

Inspur Introduces Leading Designs of A100 Servers for AI and HPC
From insideHPC

Inspur Introduces Leading Designs of A100 Servers for AI and HPC

In this special guest feature, our friends over at Inspur write about how the company is delivering new servers that address the most demanding performance from...

How Have People Responded to Pandemic?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Have People Responded to Pandemic?

Fascinating piece, recall using data from 'discovered' cameras to determine  city walking traffic patterns.   Also using data from public cameras, with scrubbed...

Traffic Analysis of Home Security Cameras
From Schneier on Security

Traffic Analysis of Home Security Cameras

Interesting research on home security cameras with cloud storage. Basically, attackers can learn very basic information about what's going on in front of the camera...

New Lab to Tackle Ethical Implications of Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Lab to Tackle Ethical Implications of Tech

Another effort in the space.   Good to have multiple efforts addressing this problem to get competing analyses and solutions.Notre Dame, IBM Launch Tech EthicsNotre...

AI gets a Poor grade of B- in Covid-19 Fight
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI gets a Poor grade of B- in Covid-19 Fight

A look about how AI is helping with vaccine development efforts. Sounds like a reasonable criticism, mainly that the event is too novel to learn from.   But isKai...
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