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Handle Robot for Warehouses
From The Eponymous Pickle

Handle Robot for Warehouses

Looking for an autonomous and adaptable robot for warehouse environments.  Some quite impressive examples have now come from Boston Dynamics.Boston Dynamics' new...

Java is not a safe language
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Java is not a safe language

The prime directive in programming is to write correct code. Some programming languages make it easy to achieve this objective. We can qualify these languages as...

Digital Experience in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Experience in Retail

Clearly important, but how to effectively use it is the challenge.Digital Experience Matters: Kroger VP  In Progressive Grocer By Kat Martin Kroger VP Digital Experience...

The Wisdom of Polarized Crowds
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Wisdom of Polarized Crowds

A topic that has long interested me.  How biased is the Wikipedia?Wikipedia and the Wisdom of Polarized CrowdsA lesson in how to break out of filter bubbles.ByIn...

Medical  Delivery Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Medical Delivery Drones

Probably most useful for specific and perhaps temporary contexts. But shows how this can be useful.Operator prepares drone to carry medical specimens Hospital Using...

GRC Partners to Provide Worldwide Support and Server Warranties for Immersion Cooling
From insideHPC

GRC Partners to Provide Worldwide Support and Server Warranties for Immersion Cooling

We've been hearing more and more about immersive cooling for HPC, but what happens to system warranties in these kinds of installations? Today GRC took a step to...

Nor-Tech Powers LIGO and IceCube Nobel-Physics Prize-Winning Projects
From insideHPC

Nor-Tech Powers LIGO and IceCube Nobel-Physics Prize-Winning Projects

Today HPC integrator Nor-Tech announced participation in two recent Nobel Physics Prize-Winning projects. The company's HPC gear will help power the Laser Interferometer...

Video: IBM Powers Ai at the GPU Technology Conference
From insideHPC

Video: IBM Powers Ai at the GPU Technology Conference

In this video from the GPU Technology Conference, Sumit Gupta from IBM describes how IBM is powering production-level Ai and Machine Learning. "IBM PowerAI provides...

Data Management: The Elephant in the Room for HPC Hybrid Cloud
From insideHPC

Data Management: The Elephant in the Room for HPC Hybrid Cloud

While there are many benefits to leveraging the cloud for HPC, there are challenges as well. Along with security and cost, data handling is consistently identified...

Malware Installed in Asus Computers Through Hacked Update Process
From Schneier on Security

Malware Installed in Asus Computers Through Hacked Update Process

Kaspersky Labs is reporting on a new supply chain attack they call "Shadowhammer." In January 2019, we discovered a sophisticated supply chain attack involving...

From Computational Complexity

Scooped

At Dagstuhl I got a few ideas for future posts but then... We had some discussions about STOC allowing program committee members to submit papers that I planned...

CCC@AAAS 2019- Cybersecurity: Transcending Physics, Technology, and Society
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC@AAAS 2019- Cybersecurity: Transcending Physics, Technology, and Society

Am I safe sitting at home with my pacemaker? Am I safe shopping online? Am I safe when I am using my web-cam enabled computer? These are all real concerns brought...

SDSC and Sylabs Gather for Singularity User Group
From insideHPC

SDSC and Sylabs Gather for Singularity User Group

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego, and Sylabs.io recently hosted the first-ever Singularity User Group meeting, attracting users and developers...

Walmart Battles Amazon with Jetblack
From The Eponymous Pickle

Walmart Battles Amazon with Jetblack

Mentioned previously here, back to product selection curation.  Would be a good place to model the process of consumer interaction with needs.  The journey involved...

Example of Blockchain Use with SAP
From The Eponymous Pickle

Example of Blockchain Use with SAP

An example of secure tracking using Blockchains.Blockchain Is Better Than a Database for Tracking Tuna    In Computerworld   By Lucas MearianBumble Bee Foods has...

Augmented Reality Adoption in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Reality Adoption in Retail

I think this still has some way to go, especially with regard to getting consumers comfortable with the idea of using AR publicly.   That is why some wearable like...

Bo Ewald joins quantum computing firm ColdQuanta as CEO
From insideHPC

Bo Ewald joins quantum computing firm ColdQuanta as CEO

Today quantum computing startup ColdQuanta announced the appointment of Robert “Bo” Ewald as president and chief executive officer. Ewald is well-known in highBo...

Video: Enabling Applications to Exploit SmartNICs and FPGAs
From insideHPC

Video: Enabling Applications to Exploit SmartNICs and FPGAs

Sean Hefty and Venkata Krishnan from Intel gave this talk at the OpenFabrics Workshop in Austin. "Advances in Smart NIC/FPGA with integrated network interface allow...

Pioneers in Deep Learning to Receive ACM Turing Award
From insideHPC

Pioneers in Deep Learning to Receive ACM Turing Award

Today ACM named Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun recipients of the 2018 ACM Turing Award for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made...

Video: NVIDIA Showcases Programmable Acceleration of multiple Domains with one Architecture
From insideHPC

Video: NVIDIA Showcases Programmable Acceleration of multiple Domains with one Architecture

In this video from GTC 2019 in Silicon Valley, Marc Hamilton from NVIDIA describes how accelerated computing is powering AI, computer graphics, data science, robotics...
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