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Linden Labs Gives up on VR Spin off
From The Eponymous Pickle

Linden Labs Gives up on VR Spin off

Note our examination of virtual world retail, mentioned here earlier.  This piece gives us a look at the current status of world tech with current supporting tech...

WekaIO Receives Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award
From insideHPC

WekaIO Receives Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award

Today WekaIO announced that The Business Intelligence Group has named Weka a winner in its Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards program. “the WekaFS file system...

New Intel oneAPI DevCloud makes it easier for coders working from home
From insideHPC

New Intel oneAPI DevCloud makes it easier for coders working from home

Today Intel introduced the oneAPI DevCloud to make it easier and more productive for coders currently working from home. "Developing code at home requires access...

Tesla Autopilot Detecting Traffic Lights
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tesla Autopilot Detecting Traffic Lights

An example of systems including more environmental context for making decisions, ultimately essential.Tesla's Autopilot could soon detect traffic lights A video...

Manufacturing Engineers can turn to Cloud HPC for Work from Home
From insideHPC

Manufacturing Engineers can turn to Cloud HPC for Work from Home

In this special guest feature, Wolfgang Gentzsch from the UberCloud describes how engineers can perform work from home in the same way they do at their offices,...

On Novel Risks in the Enterprise
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Novel Risks in the Enterprise

Something we studied in some detail, solution was to have sufficient knowledge and resources, internal and access to external to be able to address the contextNovel...

Attacks on Deep Reinforcement Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Attacks on Deep Reinforcement Learning

On the safety of Reinforcement Learning.  Considerable,largely technical piece.Physically Realistic Attacks on Deep Reinforcement Learning  Bair Berkeley  By Adam...

LLNL Researchers aid COVID-19 response in anti-viral research
From insideHPC

LLNL Researchers aid COVID-19 response in anti-viral research

Backed by five high performance computing (HPC) clusters and years of expertise in vaccine and countermeasure development, a COVID-19 response team of LLNL researchers...

Teaching From Home–Day 10–When Remote is Really Remote
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 10–When Remote is Really Remote

For the last several years I have had international students in some of my classes. Most from China but also South Korea, Viet Nam, and Cambodia. This year I have...

Story of Gus Weiss
From Schneier on Security

Story of Gus Weiss

This is a long and fascinating article about Gus Weiss, who masterminded a long campaign to feed technical disinformation to the Soviet Union, which may or may...

Wal-Mart Joins Hyperledger
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Joins Hyperledger

Wal-Mart's early looks at this seem to be identification and tracking related supply chain applications.    Is this an indication of further dives into the space...

CCC Welcomes Maddy Hunter!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Welcomes Maddy Hunter!

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is delighted to welcome Maddy Hunter! The Computing Research Association (CRA) recently hired Maddy as a Program Associate...

Positive Tools for Challenging Times
From The Eponymous Pickle

Positive Tools for Challenging Times

I see that long-time correspondent Sunnie Southern of ViableSynergy has a newsletter about 'Positive Tools for Challenging Times'.   Check it out:Positive Tools...

IBM Tracks Virus 'Weather'
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Tracks Virus 'Weather'

A nicely done Covid-19 tracking app is part of the IBM 'Weather Channel' App.   Shows location and trends continually updated, based on your location.  Nicely shown...

DARPA Grant to Foster Practical Quantum Computing with Rigetti
From insideHPC

DARPA Grant to Foster Practical Quantum Computing with Rigetti

Today Rigetti Computing announced the company has been awarded up to $8.6 million from DARPA to develop a full-stack system with proven quantum advantage for solving...

Teaching From Home–Day 9–Students Backchanneling
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 9–Students Backchanneling

My good friend and peer teacher, Tom Indelicato and I share a morning homeroom. It’s online now of course but we join early and stay late to touch base with each...

New AI Solutions from Dell Technologies
From insideHPC

New AI Solutions from Dell Technologies

In this special guest feature, Dave Frattura from Dell Technologies writes that the company is helping customers simplify and drive data science and AI initiatives...

Fast Track your AI Workflows
From insideHPC

Fast Track your AI Workflows

In this special guest feature, our friends over at Inspur write that for new workloads that are highly compute intensive, accelerators are often required. Accelerators...

Neural Networks Search for New Materials
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neural Networks Search for New Materials

Mentioned previously here.   Novel use of 'creativity' to search among possible solutions.Neural networks facilitate optimization in the search for new materials...
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