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Tag of Everything to Protect Supply Chain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tag of Everything to Protect Supply Chain

Tagging everything uniquely.  Authenticity.  Devil in the details.  " ... Tiny, battery-free ID chip can authenticate nearly any product to help combat losses to...

Friday Squid Blogging: 13-foot Giant Squid Caught off New Zealand Coast
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: 13-foot Giant Squid Caught off New Zealand Coast

It's probably a juvenile: Researchers aboard the New Zealand-based National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA) research vessel Tangaroa were...

My thoughts on how research funding is attributed in Canada to Computer Science
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

My thoughts on how research funding is attributed in Canada to Computer Science

In Canada, most computer science professors seek funding with NSERC, the main Canadian funding agency for science and engineering. It is more or less the equivalent...

Inrupt, Tim Berners-Lee's Solid, and Me
From Schneier on Security

Inrupt, Tim Berners-Lee's Solid, and Me

For decades, I have been talking about the importance of individual privacy. For almost as long, I have been using the metaphor of digital feudalism to describe...

A Short History of Ethereum
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Short History of Ethereum

Ethereum provides an instuctive aspect of blockchains, including a more generalized aspect of smart contracts that is useful.Blockchain: A Very Short History Of...

Stephen Few on Logarithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stephen Few on Logarithms

Data viz expert Stephen Few on Logarithms.   I recall very early in my experience in the enterprise,  having to work with execs on this concept and how it could...

Bright Computing adds more than 100 new customers In 2019
From insideHPC

Bright Computing adds more than 100 new customers In 2019

Commercial enterprises, research universities and government agencies are turning to Bright Cluster Manager to reduce complexity and increase flexibility of their...

Big Compute Fireside Chat with Sam Altman from OpenAI
From insideHPC

Big Compute Fireside Chat with Sam Altman from OpenAI

In this video from the Big Compute 2020 event, Sam Altman from the OpenAI research laboratory discusses artificial intelligence  Shawn Hansen, COO of Rescale. "I...

NOAA to triple weather and climate supercomputing capacity
From insideHPC

NOAA to triple weather and climate supercomputing capacity

The United States is reclaiming a global top spot in high performance computing to support weather and climate forecasts. NOAA, part of the Department of Commerce...

Inspur Re-Elected as Member of SPEC OSSC and Chair of SPEC Machine Learning
From insideHPC

Inspur Re-Elected as Member of SPEC OSSC and Chair of SPEC Machine Learning

The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has finalized the election of new Open System Steering Committee (OSSC) executive members, which includeInspur...

oneAPI: Single Programming Model to Deliver Cross-Architecture Performance
From insideHPC

oneAPI: Single Programming Model to Deliver Cross-Architecture Performance

Bill Savage from Intel gave this talk at the Intel HPC Developer Conference. "Learn about oneAPI, the new Intel-led industry initiative to deliver a high-performance...

Superforecasting Short Course from The Edge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Superforecasting Short Course from The Edge

Quite interesting, free, have followed the concept for some time, but have yet to apply it.  Videos embedded at the link.   Good to see this followup.  Is enough...

Marketing Automation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Marketing Automation

Been thinking the topic late.  Goals,  risks,  Results?Automation Maturity Still Woeful?  Howard Sewell in CustomerthinkAlmost 5 years ago, our agency conducted...

Internet of Things Candle
From Schneier on Security

Internet of Things Candle

There's a Kickstarter for an actual candle, with real fire, that you can control over the Internet. What could possibly go wrong?...

Coronavirus Influences P&G China Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coronavirus Influences P&G China Business

My former employer reports.   Would seem now that the prediction of epidemics and their influence needs to be added to supply chain demand. Some in-store demand...

Personalization of Cyberattacks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Personalization of Cyberattacks

Disconcerting news in thisThe New Attack Surface is Your Life   in Andreessen Horowitzby Martin Casado  a 19 minute talk and supporting Deck, NotesFrom business...

Swiss Conference & HPCXXL User Group Events Return to Lugano
From insideHPC

Swiss Conference & HPCXXL User Group Events Return to Lugano

The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre will host the 11th annual Swiss Conference and bi-annual HPCXXL Winter Meeting April 6-9 in Lugano, Switzerland. "Explore...

Advances in Event-Based Cameras
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advances in Event-Based Cameras

This was brought to my attention based on a project we addressed some time ago, the term 'event based camera'  was brought up as a potential solution.  To address...

Microsoft Defender Expands
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Defender Expands

Been a user of Defender for some time now, as long as it has been available..  It seems to work,   at least in the fact that no malware has gotten through recently...
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