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Science and Technology links (March 14th 2020)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (March 14th 2020)

Mothers, but not fathers, possess gender-related implicit biases about emotion expression in children. Chinese researchers used to be offered cash rewards for publishing...

Tech Firms Seek to Head off Bans on Facial Recognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tech Firms Seek to Head off Bans on Facial Recognition

Don't expect foreign uses to be banned.Tech Firms Seek to Head Off Bans on Facial RecognitionThe Wall Street JournalBy Ryan TracyMarch 8, 2020Technology companies...

Speak Math, not Code
From The Eponymous Pickle

Speak Math, not Code

Makes sense to understand the math and its implications.  I would add that the logic involved in implementation is often ignored by the mathematicians involved....

Qumulo Offers Free Cloud Software to help Fight the COVID-19 Outbreak
From insideHPC

Qumulo Offers Free Cloud Software to help Fight the COVID-19 Outbreak

Today Qumulo announced it is offering its cloud-native file software, for free, to public and private sector medical and healthcare research organizations thatQumulo...

Job of the Week: Linux System Administrator at UC Riverside
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Linux System Administrator at UC Riverside

UC Riverside is seeking a Linux System Administrator in our Job of the Week. "UC Riverside's research computing infrastructure is provided by a central HPC facility...

The Value of the FuzzBench
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Value of the FuzzBench

A means to support debugging code and thus searching for code vulnerabilities.  We used it the early days.  Google uses it and recently published some public capabilities...

Friday Squid Blogging: New Report on Squid Markets
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: New Report on Squid Markets

This report costs $2,000. (Please don't buy it for me.) As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't...

Teaching From Home–Day 0
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 0

Well it happened. Like so many schools and school districts, Bishop Guertin has decided to close the building because of COVID-19. I say closing the building because...

Schrödinger Taps Google Cloud HPC Solution to Bolster Drug Discovery
From insideHPC

Schrödinger Taps Google Cloud HPC Solution to Bolster Drug Discovery

Schrödinger has entered into a three-year agreement with Google Cloud to substantially increase the speed and capacity of its physics-based computational platform...

SQream teams with StorONE for High Performance Data Analytics
From insideHPC

SQream teams with StorONE for High Performance Data Analytics

Today StorONE announced a joint solution with SQream that provides users with high-performance massive data analytics. "SQream is a data analytics engine, which...

Hack the Pentagon was Very Successful
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hack the Pentagon was Very Successful

As a former Pentagon DOD employee who worked security issues, this is both surprising and impressive.  Much more at the link on success of the effort. Hack theHackerone...

Fraunhofer and IBM with Quantum in Europe
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fraunhofer and IBM with Quantum in Europe

Notably bringing in the IBM Q quantum computer for exploration.Milestone for quantum computing research and development in EuropeIBM and Fraunhofer bring Quantum...

Longer Form Translation for Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Longer Form Translation for Assistants

Have mentioned some experimentation with real time longer form translation, as it can exist within the framework of voice driven assistants.  Impressive so far....

MEEP Project to support European technology in Exascale Supercomputers
From insideHPC

MEEP Project to support European technology in Exascale Supercomputers

Today the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) launched the MareNostrum Experimental Exascale Platform (MEEP). The new project will support EuroHPC in its effort...

SDSC Announces Comprehensive Data Sharing Resource
From insideHPC

SDSC Announces Comprehensive Data Sharing Resource

SDSC has announced the launch of HPC Share, a data sharing resource that will enable users of the Center’s high-performance computing resources to easily transfer...

Pangea III: A Seismic Shift in Total’s Computing Platform
From insideHPC

Pangea III: A Seismic Shift in Total’s Computing Platform

Diego Klahr from Total gave this talk at the Rice Oil & Gas Conference. "Oil and Gas industry is continuously challenged to increase its hydrocarbon productionPangea...

The EARN-IT Act
From Schneier on Security

The EARN-IT Act

Prepare for another attack on encryption in the U.S. The EARN-IT Act purports to be about protecting children from predation, but it's really about forcing the...

Predicting Epidemics and Other Complex, Dynamic and Dangerous Events.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Epidemics and Other Complex, Dynamic and Dangerous Events.

And several decades ago, we also examined these data and methods, also aimed at epidemics, that aimed at doing this and bioterror as well.   We did not have all...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Group Testing For The Coronavirus

Plus other mathematical ideas that may be helping History of Econ. Thought src Robert Dorfman was a professor of political economy at Harvard University, who helped...

Debater Improves the way Watson Uses Language
From The Eponymous Pickle

Debater Improves the way Watson Uses Language

Things that came of of the 'Debater' project, some interesting ways to include in a system the way we construct words and phrases creatively.   The kinds of things...
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