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Google Quantum Supremacy?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Quantum Supremacy?

Quite a tease here.   Have they really reached this goal?  And what was the nature and form of the problem?  See much more below.    And at the link.Google researchers...

My kindergarten story
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

My kindergarten story

Though I was a straight-A student for most of my high school and college years, I failed kindergarten. I have told this story many times but I realize that I have...

How far can you scale interleaved binary searches?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How far can you scale interleaved binary searches?

The binary search is the standard, textbook, approach when searching through sorted arrays. In a previous post, I showed how you can do multiple binary searches...

Friday Squid Blogging: Piglet Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Piglet Squid

Another piglet squid video. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting...

Changing Times
From My Biased Coin

Changing Times

An old friend from college sent me an e-mail, and it got me thinking.  When I was an undergraduate at Harvard some significant number of years ago, I took the graduate...

Apple Overton Leading to Code Automation?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple Overton Leading to Code Automation?

Increasingly moving towards automating many aspects of coding.   In fact robot assistants that 'observe' the coding process could readily insure that secure, robust...

Crown Sterling Claims to Factor RSA Keylengths First Factored Twenty Years Ago
From Schneier on Security

Crown Sterling Claims to Factor RSA Keylengths First Factored Twenty Years Ago

Earlier this month I made fun of a company called Crown-Sterling, for...for...for being a company that deserves being made fun of. This morning, the company announced...

India Planning Big Face Recognition Program
From The Eponymous Pickle

India Planning Big Face Recognition Program

Both China and India underway.  Will we regulate it away?India Planning Huge China-style Facial Recognition ProgramBloomberg     By Archana ChaudharyIndia plans...

Cubans using Cryptocurrency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cubans using Cryptocurrency

An example of how cryptocurrency is getting around regulation.  Laundering money.Skirting U.S. Sanctions, Cubans Flock to Cryptocurrency to Shop Online, Send Funds...

Atos opens AI Lab in Germany
From insideHPC

Atos opens AI Lab in Germany

Today Atos opened its German Artificial Intelligence (AI) Laboratory in Munich. In this innovative environment, Atos is developing for its clients business solutions...

Intel Ships Stratix 10 DX FPGAs
From insideHPC

Intel Ships Stratix 10 DX FPGAs

Intel today announced shipments of new Intel Stratix 10 DX field programmable gate arrays (FPGA). "Stratix 10 DX FPGAs with the new interfaces include the option...

DDN to acquire IntelliFlash Business Unit from Western Digital
From insideHPC

DDN to acquire IntelliFlash Business Unit from Western Digital

Today DDN announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Western Digital Corp. that includes an agreement to acquire Western Digital’s IntelliFlash...

A Simulation Booster for Nanoelectronics
From insideHPC

A Simulation Booster for Nanoelectronics

Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a method that can simulate nanoelectronics devices and their properties realistically, quickly and efficiently. ThisA...

Advancing AI in the Workplace: Ambient and Voice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advancing AI in the Workplace: Ambient and Voice

Not un-expected, further intrigued about how much of it will be 'ambient', that is happening in the background and alerting the employee, and how much of it will...

Pitfalls of Customer Participation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pitfalls of Customer Participation

Tech will continue to make this more complicated ... and increasingly in real-time.   You can control employees in specific ways, but customers usually only statistically...

Technical Look at Electric Aircraft
From The Eponymous Pickle

Technical Look at Electric Aircraft

A somewhat technical outline view of the challenges involved:Why don't we have electric aircraft?     by Dries Verstraete, The Conversation in TechXploreElectric...

New Biometrics
From Schneier on Security

New Biometrics

This article discusses new types of biometrics under development, including gait, scent, heartbeat, microbiome, and butt shape (no, really)....

Deep Learning Approach to Data Compression
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Learning Approach to Data Compression

Worked in a related space.  Good high level description of what was done, but this is by its nature technicalIn Berkeley AI Research  (BAIR) :A Deep Learning Approach...

Oracle Plans Voice Digital Assistant to Integrate with MS Teams
From The Eponymous Pickle

Oracle Plans Voice Digital Assistant to Integrate with MS Teams

Of interest because this implies that this assistant will integrate with office features, like Microsoft Teams.   Below the introduction, much more in the article...

Atos on the Road to Exascale with new Test Lab in Angers, France
From insideHPC

Atos on the Road to Exascale with new Test Lab in Angers, France

Today Atos inaugurated its new global HPC Test Lab in Angers, France. The new 2,000 square meter test center, which has the capacity to host the equivalent of approximately...
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