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Scaring People into Supporting Backdoors
From Schneier on Security

Scaring People into Supporting Backdoors

Back in 1998, Tim May warned us of the "Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse": "terrorists, pedophiles, drug dealers, and money launderers." I tended to cast it slightly...

Amazon’s new ARM servers: Graviton 2
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Amazon’s new ARM servers: Graviton 2

Most servers on the Internet run on x64 processors, mostly made by Intel. Meanwhile, most smartphones run ARM processors. From a business perspective, these are...

D-Wave and NEC to Accelerate Commercial Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

D-Wave and NEC to Accelerate Commercial Quantum Computing

Today D-Wave Systems announced the company has signed agreements with NEC Corporation to drive development of hybrid services that combine the best features ofD...

Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan 2019
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan 2019

The Director of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program is pleased to share the link for the updated Federal Cybersecurity Research...

Developing Better Vaccines with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
From insideHPC

Developing Better Vaccines with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Researchers from the University of Bristol and the French National Centre for Scientific Research, teamed up with computer technology giant Oracle and vaccine innovator...

Barcode Developer Dies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Barcode Developer Dies

We were one of the earliest experimenters and users of the Barcode in retail, starting in 1994.  In the BBC:   George Laurer, the US engineer who helped develop...

Google Goes More Local Yet
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Goes More Local Yet

 In a recent Google Blog entry, about local ads:The holidays are a critical time of year for your stores, as shoppers stop in to get an item quickly or see it in...

Autonomous Entities
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Entities

Also a strong interest of mine, how close are we to building such systems and trusting them in every day life?  Certainly too, in the near term such systems will...

Innoviz to Accelerate AI for Autonomous Vehicles with WekaIO
From insideHPC

Innoviz to Accelerate AI for Autonomous Vehicles with WekaIO

Today WekaIO announced that Innoviz, a leading manufacturer of high-performance, solid-state Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors and Perception Software...

HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand Sees Major Growth on Latest TOP500 List
From insideHPC

HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand Sees Major Growth on Latest TOP500 List

Today the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) reported the latest TOP500 List results show that HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand accelerates 31 percent of new InfiniBand-based...

NGD Systems Steps up with Arm Processors on SSDs at SC19
From insideHPC

NGD Systems Steps up with Arm Processors on SSDs at SC19

In this video from the Arm booth at SC19, Scott Shadley from NGD Systems describes the company's innovative computational storage technology. "In a nutshell, Computational...

Sustainability of LEDs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sustainability of LEDs

This came up in a project done during the earlier days of LED adoption.  Good piece here that makes  the case.  Another landfill scenario?LED Technology Isn't All...

Extending Battery Life for IOT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Extending Battery Life for IOT

Waking up your IOT device when needed.Chips for IOT Battery LifeUC San Diego News CenterLiezel LabiosUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) researchers have...

Extracting Data from Smartphones
From Schneier on Security

Extracting Data from Smartphones

Privacy International has published a detailed, technical examination of how data is extracted from smartphones....

News from ACM-W Europe, December 2019
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

News from ACM-W Europe, December 2019

Advances in Computational Biology (AdvCompBio 2019), Barcelona The first conference on the Advances in Computational Biology (AdvCompBio 2019) was held in Barcelona...

News from ACM-W Scholarships–December 2019
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

News from ACM-W Scholarships–December 2019

We are delighted to welcome the following new Student Chapters to ACM-W: University of Hawaii at Manoa University of Washington Bothell University of Illinois Urbana...

Japan to Use Blockchain Payments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Japan to Use Blockchain Payments

Another indication of the wider adoption of Blockchain for tracking verified currency transfer.JPMorgan Chase’s blockchain payments platform looks to be expanding...

When Autonomous Cars Arrive in the Car Chase
From The Eponymous Pickle

When Autonomous Cars Arrive in the Car Chase

Dr. Lance Eliot spends considerable time and detail in examining how the autonomous car will be included in the classic California 'car chase'.    Also points to...

IBM Trials AI Soccer Commentary
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Trials AI Soccer Commentary

Note similarity to the Wimbledon video clip management example.   As I commented there  I would also like this done as real-time assitistive commentary to business...
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