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A Look at AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Look at AI

From the Gartner Blog:When AI is Really AGF (Artificial Gut Feel)     By Anthony J. Bradley | September 20, 2022Human Interviewer: “Do you prefer dogs or cats?”...

Dealing With Student Misconceptions
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Dealing With Student Misconceptions

I was reading through The Big Book of Computing Pedagogy, as one does, the other night. Specifically, the section on student misconceptions. Misconceptions are...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Cheating at Chess—Not Again

Play the opening like a book, the middle game like a magician, and the end game like a machine — Rudolf Spielmann Kenneth Regan is my dear friend and co-writer...

From Computational Complexity

POSTED UPDATED VERSION OF Computers and Intractability: A guide to Algorithmic Lower Bounds posted (New title)

We have posted a revised version of Computational Intractability: A Guide to Algorithmic Lower Boundsby Demaine-Gasarch-HajiaghayiThe book is here.(For the original...

@HPCpodcast: Cluster Pioneer John Gustafson Talks Gustafson’s Law, Unums and Richard Feynman on the Bongos
From insideHPC

@HPCpodcast: Cluster Pioneer John Gustafson Talks Gustafson’s Law, Unums and Richard Feynman on the Bongos

Here at the @HPCpodcast, Shahin and Doug are treated to speaking with some of the world’s leading HPC computer scientists, the ones who have made a deep and lasting...

DOE SciDAC: $30M Awarded to 5 National Labs for Research on High Energy Physics through Advanced Computing
From insideHPC

DOE SciDAC: $30M Awarded to 5 National Labs for Research on High Energy Physics through Advanced Computing

Sept. 21, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $30 million in funding for five projects in computation and simulation techniques and tools...

Supermicro Announces NVIDIA H100 GPU Systems
From insideHPC

Supermicro Announces NVIDIA H100 GPU Systems

SAN JOSE, Sept. 20, 2022 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI), a enterprise computing, GPUs, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology company...

Equinix Partners with NUS Centre for Energy on Hydrogen-powered Data Centers
From insideHPC

Equinix Partners with NUS Centre for Energy on Hydrogen-powered Data Centers

SINGAPORE and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2022 — Equinix, Inc. ( Nasdaq: EQIX) today announced a partnership with the Centre for Energy Research & Technology...

Tumor Size Tracking
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tumor Size Tracking

Seems novel application.Engineers Develop Wearable to Monitor Tumor SizeStanford NewsAndrew Myers, September 16, 2022Stanford University engineers have designed...

The Book: Stories, Dice and Rocks that Think, by Byron Reese
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Book: Stories, Dice and Rocks that Think, by Byron Reese

 Completed reading ....  Recommended!  An excellent book that looks at a number of leaps of key technical history that have led us to today.   Should be read by...

Pitching Your Startup to a robot.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pitching Your Startup to a robot.

 Found this case study of how you might pitch a new startup to a GPT-3 Based robot, called Pitchexpert.I pitched my ridiculous startup idea to a robot VC,    By...

Human-Centered Design: what architects can learn from UX designers
From Putting People First

Human-Centered Design: what architects can learn from UX designers

Approaching architectural design with a UX designer’s mindset ensures a more holistic approach to designing the experience of using a building. From the outset,...

LowCode for Data Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

LowCode for Data Science

Low Code for Data Science3 Reasons Why You Need Low-code Platforms For Data Science Solutions  in TowardsDataScienceLow-code ML applications help address the challenges...

Metaverse Standards Forum Established
From The Eponymous Pickle

Metaverse Standards Forum Established

Will this be sufficient?The Metaverse Needs Standards, Too The big players have founded a “forum”—but will it make the place come to life any sooner?   By Michael...

Coding It Yourself Can Be Fun
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Coding It Yourself Can Be Fun

Every couple of weeks I bake a couple of loaves of bread. The bread mostly gets used for breakfast sandwiches. Now my bread does not look as perfect as what I could...

DOE: $8.5M Awarded for High-Performance Algorithms for Complex Energy Systems and Processes
From insideHPC

DOE: $8.5M Awarded for High-Performance Algorithms for Complex Energy Systems and Processes

Sept. 20, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $8.5 million in funding for basic research in the development of randomized algorithms for understanding...

Disentangling Quantum Facts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Disentangling Quantum Facts

Overview of interest: OpinionDisentangling the Facts From the Hype of Quantum Computing IEEE Quantum Week is a chance to celebrate progress and acknowledge theThis...

Law and Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Law and Technology

Worth a read, NFT and more.These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking ForBy Andres GuadamuzCommunications of the ACM, September 2022, Vol. 65 No. 9, Pages 20-22   Imagine...

CTL Demystifies Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

CTL Demystifies Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?

Blockchain technology is a mysterious topic for many. Is it a network? A database? A cryptography algorithm? Is it the same as cryptocurrency? In episode 10 of...

ACM-W  Above and Beyond Scholarship
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W Above and Beyond Scholarship

We are delighted to introduce “Above and Beyond Scholarship”, a special project focused on the ACM-W Scholarships Program. The ACM-W Scholarships provide support...
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