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Google Pushes 2-Factor Authentication
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Pushes 2-Factor Authentication

 Am a long time proponent of the idea. Its not perfect security, but is a big step forward.Google Gets Serious About Two-Factor Authentication. Good!  in WiredThe...

Nokia and Claro Chile deploy Private Wireless Network for Minera Gold Fields
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nokia and Claro Chile deploy Private Wireless Network for Minera Gold Fields

Ultimately how to get security, build private networks.  makes sense for gold mining, and most every other business. Nokia and Claro Chile deploy private wireless...

Kroger Drone Delivery Experiment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger Drone Delivery Experiment

 Had not heard much of this, but Kroger is apparently testing at a Centerville Ohio Kroger not far from us. Can someone from there provide some observations?  Some...

McKinsey:   How to Get Re-Skilling Right
From The Eponymous Pickle

McKinsey: How to Get Re-Skilling Right

 Might be just the thing we need post pandemic.Monthly Highlights, May 2021Dear Franz,We know that demands on your time are intense and information overload isWe...

Wolfram Physics:  On Year Update:  How’s It Going?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram Physics: On Year Update: How’s It Going?

With a physics background, always found this somewhat ungraspable, but on it goes.  And now an update.   I have yet to hear that traditional physics is applauding...

Accenture:  Get a Secure, Trustworthy Internet
From The Eponymous Pickle

Accenture: Get a Secure, Trustworthy Internet

Good, considerable piece by Accenture, pointed to below.   Who we worked with in the past.  Have been of late become involved in related efforts and find some their...

Robot Hair Untangling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Hair Untangling

This got some rare general press, since it deals with a real concern/chore in the home.  And I do have a general 'hair care' link below from my Consumer package...

Neural Nets Used to Rethink Material Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neural Nets Used to Rethink Material Design

Somewhat different approach, training from equations.  Closer to the efforts we used during the early uses of neural nets.  Combining learning methods and existing...

Wal-Mart All-in on Telehealth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart All-in on Telehealth

Wal-Mart wants to do Telemedicine.Walmart is going all in on 24/7/365 telehealthBy George Anderson n RetailwireWalmart announced yesterday that it has acquiredThe...

Winter Classic Student Cluster Invitational – Winners of Rich Brueckner Scholarships to Be Named Today
From insideHPC

Winter Classic Student Cluster Invitational – Winners of Rich Brueckner Scholarships to Be Named Today

By Dan Olds Today, Friday May 7, is the 2021 Winter Classic gala awards ceremony, from 4 – 5 pm Pacific Time on a Zoom webinar. Here’s the link. We reveal the winning...

SoftIron Announces HyperDrive Performance+ NVMe-based Software-Defined Storage for the Edge
From insideHPC

SoftIron Announces HyperDrive Performance+ NVMe-based Software-Defined Storage for the Edge

London – SoftIron Ltd., a data center solutions company, has announced their newest Ceph-optimized, software-defined storage appliance family, HyperDrive Performance...

VAST Data: $83M in Series D Funding
From insideHPC

VAST Data: $83M in Series D Funding

New York – May 4, 2021 – VAST Data, the storage software company, today announced $83 million in Series D funding, led by Tiger Global Management, at a post-money...

Serverless Computing as the Next Phase of Cloud
From The Eponymous Pickle

Serverless Computing as the Next Phase of Cloud

What's next?  What Serverless Computing Is and Should Become: The Next Phase of Cloud ComputingBy Johann Schleier-Smith, Vikram Sreekanti, Anurag Khandelwal, Joao...

Teaching Cybersecurity to Children
From Schneier on Security

Teaching Cybersecurity to Children

A new draft of an Australian educational curriculum proposes teaching children as young as five cybersecurity: The proposed curriculum aims to teach five-year-old...

Speeding New COVID Treatments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Speeding New COVID Treatments

Speeding/Improving COVID Treatment with machine learningSpeeding New COVID Treatments with Computational ToolUniversity of New Mexico, Michael Haederle, May 3,Scientists...

Google Assistant Now Broadcasts to Phones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Assistant Now Broadcasts to Phones

 I have been using the similar broadcast by Alexa for some time. Our family is now small, so not needed as much, but still good to have to get to every corner of...

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Launches AI.gov
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Launches AI.gov

Yesterday, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative Office launched the new AI.gov website.  This...

DOE: $10M for Quantum Information Science and Nuclear Physics Research
From insideHPC

DOE: $10M for Quantum Information Science and Nuclear Physics Research

May 6, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for interdisciplinary research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and nuclear physics...

Comments on Ransomware Task Force
From The Eponymous Pickle

Comments on Ransomware Task Force

Some useful comments on the recent announcements about the Ransomware Task force.  Essentially saying good idea, but criticizing its lack of serious global participation...

Alexa Provides Show Mode for Lenovo
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Provides Show Mode for Lenovo

 Nice idea to provide echo 'show' mode on a laptop.   Work well in a kitchen say for displaying recipes and pix.  Or show people at the front door or on camera....
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