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Cyberinsurance and Acts of War
From Schneier on Security

Cyberinsurance and Acts of War

I had not heard about this case before. Zurich Insurance has refused to pay Mondelez International's claim of $100 million in damages from NotPetya. It claims it...

Papers on behaviour, design and the circular economy
From Putting People First

Papers on behaviour, design and the circular economy

Consumer insights into the circular economy Report of stakeholder meeting, 25 October 2018, 14 pages The “Stakeholder Meeting: Consumer Insights into the Circular...

Lenovo Launches Cloud Hardware Subscriptions with TruScale Infrastructure Services
From insideHPC

Lenovo Launches Cloud Hardware Subscriptions with TruScale Infrastructure Services

Today Lenovo announced TruScale Infrastructure Services, a subscription-based offering that allows customers to use and pay for data center hardware and services...

An AI Doorbell
From The Eponymous Pickle

An AI Doorbell

Don't have the below, nor am I promoting it.   I have had three different doorbells to date.   I note this has just passable reviews.   Most troubling are those...

Watch IBM Think Live
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watch IBM Think Live

Insights and innovation, streaming live from ThinkBeginning this evening with Pushing the Frontiers of AI: Project Debater at 5PM PT / 8PM ET, you can watch Think...

Truly Inspiring: Fighting World Hunger with Cray Supercomputers
From insideHPC

Truly Inspiring: Fighting World Hunger with Cray Supercomputers

In this video, Computational biologist Laura Boykin describes the threat to lives and livelihoods the whitefly represents, the international effort to fight it,...

Things are not getting better
From CERIAS Blog

Things are not getting better

I was reminded this morning that nearly 10 years ago testimony I gave before a US Senate committee about cybersecurity. Sadly, I think things are worse and weHere...

Global Analytics Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Global Analytics Research

Report: Global AI Research  By Alice Bonasio in MediumHow far has Artificial Intelligence research developed in the past two decades? Global information analytics...

Today’s Application of Ai Within Government
From insideHPC

Today’s Application of Ai Within Government

Across the globe, governments are acknowledging the potential of AI technologies to impact our daily lives, from how we make purchasing decisions to improving our...

Nuro Moves Forward
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nuro Moves Forward

This is the company Kroger is working with to pilot autonomous delivery.    Following closely.Autonomous delivery startup Nuro picks up $940M from SoftBank   By...

NVIDIA steps up with Nsight Systems Performance Analysis Tool
From insideHPC

NVIDIA steps up with Nsight Systems Performance Analysis Tool

Today NVIDIA announced that NVIDIA Nsight Systems 2019.1 is now available for download. As a system-wide performance analysis tool. With it, developers can visualize...

Podcast: What is an Ai Supercomputer?
From insideHPC

Podcast: What is an Ai Supercomputer?

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team asks whether a supercomputer can or cannot be a “AI Supercomputer.” The question came up after HPE announced a new AI system...

Robots and Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots and Retail

Good overview of the challenge.  It is here and cannot be ignored.Robots Address Today’s Retail Industry ConcernsJim Liefer, SCB ContributorPoint. Click. Ship.There...

Blockchain and Trust
From Schneier on Security

Blockchain and Trust

In his 2008 white paper that first proposed bitcoin, the anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto concluded with: "We have proposed a system for electronic transactions without...

EAI Readiness in TLDs: A UASG Test
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

EAI Readiness in TLDs: A UASG Test

By John Levine Since its inception in 2015, the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) has focused on raising awareness of Universal Acceptance (UA) issues,...

White House Order Prioritizes U.S. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

White House Order Prioritizes U.S. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research

Contributions to this post were provided by the Computing Research Association’s Director for Government Affairs, Peter Harsha, and Computing Community Consortium...

AI Used to Strain-Engineer Material Properties
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Used to Strain-Engineer Material Properties

Conceptually quite interesting.   AI seems to be involved in controlling the combinatorically complex ways that strain can be applied.   Does not link to the article...

From Computational Complexity

I think ze was confused -- in favor of genderless pronouns

You've probably heard the following:                At first I didn't want to get an X but now that I have it, I can't imagine life without one. X could be telegraph...

Programming Has Sure Changed
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Programming Has Sure Changed

Last week, I was reading some old code. I wrote it in 1975. It was in FORTRAN IV and it was on punch cards. Really bad code. One character, meaningless variable...

The State of High-Performance Fabrics: A Chat with the OpenFabrics Alliance
From insideHPC

The State of High-Performance Fabrics: A Chat with the OpenFabrics Alliance

In this special guest feature, Paul Grun and Doug Ledford from the OpenFabrics Alliance describe the industry trends in the fabrics space, its state of affairsThe...
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