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Training Machines to see 3D in the Dark
From The Eponymous Pickle

Training Machines to see 3D in the Dark

 A kind of enhanced sensory interaction.  Security an obvious application. Low light applications.How to Train a Machine to See 3D in the DarkAustralian National...

SC20 Announces Record Number of Teams for Annual Student Cluster Competition
From insideHPC

SC20 Announces Record Number of Teams for Annual Student Cluster Competition

This year’s Student Cluster Competition at SC20 will include two firsts: it will involve the most number of teams (19) in the competition’s 14-year history, and...

Applying Mathematics and Computer Science to Everyday Life – Anecdotes from Donald Knuth and Robert Tarjan
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Applying Mathematics and Computer Science to Everyday Life – Anecdotes from Donald Knuth and Robert Tarjan

On day two of the Virtual Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) 2020, Robert Endre Tarjan and Donald Ervin Knuth engaged in a freewheeling conversation about mathematics...

U.S. Announces AI R&D Agreement with UK
From insideHPC

U.S. Announces AI R&D Agreement with UK

The Trump Administration announced today that the United States and the United Kingdom signed a Declaration on Cooperation in Artificial Intelligence Research and...

Measuring Why Users Click on Fraudulent Emails
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measuring Why Users Click on Fraudulent Emails

 What seems a useful measurement scale for understanding this.  Its still very basic behavior.The Phish Scale: NIST-Developed Method Helps IT Staff See Why Users...

Exploring World of Smart Contracts with MadMax
From The Eponymous Pickle

Exploring World of Smart Contracts with MadMax

 A space we have now looked at for some time, a somewhat technical example well worth going through.   Note close attention to 'vulnerabilities' which remain at...

Vulnerability Disclosure in Cryptocurrencies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Vulnerability Disclosure in Cryptocurrencies

Very good, piece.  Its  been difficult to accept the vulnerabilities that have been revealed to expose monetary systems to it.   A good review of recent examples...

Lack of partnership with key community members causes ICT4D projects to fail
From Putting People First

Lack of partnership with key community members causes ICT4D projects to fail

The main lesson is that even a nearly imperceptible deviation from the full inclusion of all relevant parties in every aspect of the project can result in large...

Earth System Modeling: Exascale and Long-Range Forecasting of Storms, Droughts, Sea Level Rise
From insideHPC

Earth System Modeling: Exascale and Long-Range Forecasting of Storms, Droughts, Sea Level Rise

In this interview, award winning scientist Mark Taylor at Sandia National Laboratories’ Center for Computing Research talks about the use of exascale-class supercomputers...

Amazon Refreshes Echo Lineup
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Refreshes Echo Lineup

Amazon Echo Moves forward, looks to be a considerable update.Amazon refreshes Echo lineup with new custom chip By Stephanie Condon for Between the Lines | in ZDNet...

AI Decoding Emotions?
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Decoding Emotions?

A problem we spent much time on, depends on what you expect from such a classification.    Much like: could you hire a human 'expert' to do this?   Training and...

What Role Can Computing Play in Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic?
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

What Role Can Computing Play in Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic?

How can computing technology impact global health, particularly with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic? Shwetak Patel, 2018 ACM Prize in Computing winner and Computing...

Get Your HPC Cluster Productive Faster
From insideHPC

Get Your HPC Cluster Productive Faster

In this sponsored post from our friends over at Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), we see that by simplifying the deployment process from weeks or longer to days and...

From Computational Complexity

Remembering 2000

FOCS 2000 took place in Redondo Beach, just south of Los Angeles, November 12-14. Certainly some great results such as the Reingold-Vadhan-Wigderson Zig-Zag Graph...

Fujitsu to Ship 649 TFLOPS System with Fugaku Technology to Canon for ‘No-prototype’ Product Development
From insideHPC

Fujitsu to Ship 649 TFLOPS System with Fugaku Technology to Canon for ‘No-prototype’ Product Development

Technology from the world’s No. 1 supercomputer, Fugaku, located at the Riken Center for Computational Science in Japan, is making its way into the commercial sphere...

Bouncing Balls and Quantum Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bouncing Balls and Quantum Computing

Of interest: Bouncing Balls and Quantum Computing: A lighthearted method for calculating π is analogous  to a fundamental algorithm for quantum computing.By Don...

How expensive is integer-overflow trapping in C++?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How expensive is integer-overflow trapping in C++?

Integers in programming languages have a valid range but arithmetic operations can result in values that exceed such ranges. For example, adding two large integers...

Architecture Innovation Accelerates Artificial Intelligence
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Architecture Innovation Accelerates Artificial Intelligence

As part of the first day of the Virtual Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) David A. Patterson, who won the 2017 ACM A.M Turing Award “for pioneering a systematic,...

Participation Washing?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Participation Washing?

Stated term was new to me,  but a important in any kind of data that is crowd sourced.  Should always be a consideration.  A fix?  Not that either.Participation...
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