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European HPC Exascale Project DEEP-EST Completed
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European HPC Exascale Project DEEP-EST Completed

Jülich/Munich, April 15, 2021 – The project “DEEP Extreme Scale Technologies,” funded by the European Union, has come to a successful conclusion. DEEP-EST started...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Scott Wins a Prize

Quantum mechanics makes absolutely no sense—Roger Penrose Scott Answers Big Questions source Scott Aaronson has just been named the 2020 ACM Prize in Computing...

PCIe 4.0 Rugged Short-Depth Server Appliance for Edge AI HPC
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PCIe 4.0 Rugged Short-Depth Server Appliance for Edge AI HPC

AI Transportable™ applications such as autonomous vehicles, situational command and control, aerospace, and high-complexity video-based inference and security often...

From Computational Complexity

Ordering Beauty

First, congratulations to fellow complexity theorist and blogger Scott Aaronson for receiving the 2020 ACM Prize in Computing for "groundbreaking contributionsMaradona...

DNI’s Annual Threat Assessment
From Schneier on Security

DNI’s Annual Threat Assessment

The office of the Director of National Intelligence released its “Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community.” Cybersecurity is covered on pages...

IonQ now Supports IBM Qiskit Quantum development kit
From The Eponymous Pickle

IonQ now Supports IBM Qiskit Quantum development kit

Providing a seems another and we assume better means of developing quantum applications.     Would be good to compare applications.IonQ now supports IBM’s Qiskit...

OpenFive Tapes Out SoC for Advanced HPC / AI Solutions on TSMC 5nm Technology
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OpenFive Tapes Out SoC for Advanced HPC / AI Solutions on TSMC 5nm Technology

SAN MATEO, Calif. – April 13, 2021 – OpenFive, a  provider of customizable, silicon-focused solutions with differentiated IP, today announced the successful tape...

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to Hold Virtual User Meeting June 22-24
From insideHPC

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to Hold Virtual User Meeting June 22-24

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) User Meeting will be held June 22-24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Time. This meeting will be held as a virtual (online...

Wal-Mart and TikTok
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart and TikTok

Not a big fan of TikTok, but its still booming.  What's Wal-Mart doing with it?   Will it last?  What will be next?  The right influencers in the right context....

Bob Herbold on the Pandemic Impact
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bob Herbold on the Pandemic Impact

Former Microsoft and Procter & Gamble exec, and my colleague there, Bob Herbold, writes about the  Pandemic impact:Bob's Gutsy Leadership BlogThe Pandemic Impact...

DDN Unveils AI Product Innovations at NVIDIA GTC 2021
From insideHPC

DDN Unveils AI Product Innovations at NVIDIA GTC 2021

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – DDN, the artificial intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management solutions company, has announced features for itsA3I (Accelerated, Any...

Using Emotion and Humor to Combat Science Misinformation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Emotion and Humor to Combat Science Misinformation

 Interesting thought here,  how do we do it effectively? Using Emotion and Humor to Combat Science Misinformation    By University of UtahApril 13, 2021  in CACM...

Winner Takes All Effect and Automation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Winner Takes All Effect and Automation

Had not heard it stated that way.   But agree,  automation is less threat than we think.  As is mentioned, we will be building working relationships with our machines...

At Virtual Nvidia GTC: Today’s Sessions on HPC and AI at Scale
From insideHPC

At Virtual Nvidia GTC: Today’s Sessions on HPC and AI at Scale

Here’s an overview of HPC-related sessions at Nvidia’s GTC virtual conference today. Note that recording of these sessions can be accessed by conference registrants...

National Discovery Cloud
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

National Discovery Cloud

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is pleased to announce the release of a new white paper,  A National Discovery Cloud: Preparing the US for Global Competitiveness...

The FBI Is Now Securing Networks Without Their Owners’ Permission
From Schneier on Security

The FBI Is Now Securing Networks Without Their Owners’ Permission

In January, we learned about a Chinese espionage campaign that exploited four zero-days in Microsoft Exchange. One of the characteristics of the campaign, in the...

FBI to Cleanse Microsoft Exchange Servers
From The Eponymous Pickle

FBI to Cleanse Microsoft Exchange Servers

Somewhat unusual for FBI to take an effort like this,  will see how well it can cleanse the servers.  FBI launches operation to remove backdoors from hacked Microsoft...

Research Centers at Cambridge and Durham Universities Add Nvidia, Dell EMC HPC Resources
From insideHPC

Research Centers at Cambridge and Durham Universities Add Nvidia, Dell EMC HPC Resources

At GTC this week, Nvidia and Dell EMC released details of HPC installations at two UK academic supercomputing centers to accelerate computing resources at the two...

Cambridge Quantum Names Prof. Stephen Clark Head of AI
From insideHPC

Cambridge Quantum Names Prof. Stephen Clark Head of AI

CAMBRIDGE, UK – Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence. Prof. ClarkCambridge...

UT Austin’s Scott Aaronson Awarded ACM Price for Work in Quantum
From insideHPC

UT Austin’s Scott Aaronson Awarded ACM Price for Work in Quantum

New York, April 14, 2021 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today announced that Scott Aaronson has been named the recipient of the 2020 ACM PrizeUT...
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