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Lenovo ThinkSystem Servers Power 1.3 Petaflop Supercomputer at University of Southampton
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Lenovo ThinkSystem Servers Power 1.3 Petaflop Supercomputer at University of Southampton

OCF in the UK has deployed a new supercomputer at the University of Southampton. Named Iridis 5, the 1.3 Petaflop system will support research demanding traditional...

Designing HPC, Deep Learning, and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems
From insideHPC

Designing HPC, Deep Learning, and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems

DK Panda from Ohio State University gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "This talk will focus on challenges in designing HPC, Deep Learning, and HPCDesigning...

Intel MKL Compact Matrix Functions Attain Significant Speedups
From insideHPC

Intel MKL Compact Matrix Functions Attain Significant Speedups

The latest version of Intel® Math Kernel Library (MKL) offers vectorized compact functions for general and specialized matrix computations of this type. These functions...

Modeling Good Coding Practice
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Modeling Good Coding Practice

Facebook showed me this cartoon this morning.Teaching computer science means you are often programming while someone watches. I confess that I have been known to...

From Computational Complexity

NP is Hard

You don't get much press by stating conventional beliefs--there is no "round earth society". Nevertheless there are serious researchers out there trying to sayI...

Harassment By Package Delivery
From Schneier on Security

Harassment By Package Delivery

People harassing women by delivering anonymous packages purchased from Amazon. On the one hand, there is nothing new here. This could have happened decades ago,...

Georgia Tech Tests Assistants in Dorms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Georgia Tech Tests Assistants in Dorms

Like to see not only what is being done, but what skills are seen as being most useful in varying contexts, here in a Georgia Tech dorm, a university known forAmazon...

Augmented Reality Glasses to Transform Vision
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Reality Glasses to Transform Vision

The emphasis on vision correction in context is interesting. DARPA Awards $4.7 Million Grant to Transform Augmented-Reality Glasses Military Embedded Systems   By...

Protecting Deliveries
From The Eponymous Pickle

Protecting Deliveries

More details from the world of direct to home delivery.  A Smart Home then needs to consider the and ensure the security of its acquisitions.Are smart homes smart...

Amazon, Whole Foods and Prime
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon, Whole Foods and Prime

Amazon improves connections between their online Prime buying club benefits and their brick and mortar acquisitions.  Whole Food 5% discount with Amazon Rewards...

Malicious Use of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Malicious Use of AI

Non technical, overview look at where we needAI ripe for exploitation, experts warn   By Jane Wakefield in the BBCDrones turned into missiles, fake videos manipulating...

State of Linux Containers
From insideHPC

State of Linux Containers

Christian Kniep from Docker Inc. gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "This talk will recap the history of and what constitutes Linux Containers, before...

Open Letter to People at #SIGCSE2018
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Open Letter to People at #SIGCSE2018

The Annual SIGCSE Technical Symposium is taking place in Baltimore this week.  Some of the best minds in computer science education are sharing ideas in sessions...

Programming Patterns For Beginners
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Programming Patterns For Beginners

Ever since I read those papers on the Rainfall program (How Hard Is That Programming Problem?)  I’ve been thinking about patterns in problem solving and programming...

Samsung Unveils 30.72TB Enterprise SSD
From insideHPC

Samsung Unveils 30.72TB Enterprise SSD

Today Samsung announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s largest capacity SAS solid state drive – the PM1643 – for use in next-generation enterprise...

Predicting Earthquakes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Earthquakes

Had seen a number of research efforts here,  another move ... Today, A.I. helps detect tiny earthquakes. Tomorrow, it might predict the big oneEarthquakes are notoriously...

Thinking deeply about Reinforcement Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thinking deeply about Reinforcement Learning

Remember reading about reinforcement learning, having designed more mundane neural network deep learning,  and thinking, but how do you design the 'objective function'...

WekaIO: Making Machine Learning Compute-Bound Again
From insideHPC

WekaIO: Making Machine Learning Compute-Bound Again

We are going to present WekaIO, the lowest latency, highest throughput file system solution that scales to 100s of PB in a single namespace supporting the mostWekaIO...

NIST Announces 2018 Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunity
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIST Announces 2018 Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunity


New Spectre/Meltdown Variants
From Schneier on Security

New Spectre/Meltdown Variants

Researchers have discovered new variants of Spectre and Meltdown. The software mitigations for Spectre and Meltdown seem to block these variants, although the eventual...
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