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Baidu Makes Some AI Meta Humans
From The Eponymous Pickle

Baidu Makes Some AI Meta Humans

 Indeed. Baidu Unveils Its Metaverse of Custom Virtual HumansERIC HAL SCHWARTZ in Voicebot.aiChinese tech giant Baidu introduced a metaverse of virtual humans this...

Measurement of the Digital Economy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measurement of the Digital Economy

Good piece by correspondent Dr Wladawsky-Burger:A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and...

Qumulo Launches AWS Quick Start for Qumulo Cloud Q
From insideHPC

Qumulo Launches AWS Quick Start for Qumulo Cloud Q

SEATTLE – Jan. 12, 2022 – Qumulo, maker of file data storage and management for hybrid cloud environments, today announced the availability of AWS Quick Start for...

Business Process Analysis: When to Use
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Process Analysis: When to Use

Yes, absolutely,  of anything significant, also for anything new or advanced like AI, or things that interact with people or have risky aspects.Why a Business Process...

From Computational Complexity

On the California Math Framework

Guest post by Boaz Barak and Jelani Nelson In a recent post, Lance Fortnow critiqued our open letter on the proposed revisions for the California Mathematics Framework...

AMD Announces GA of New AWS EC2 Hpc6a Instances
From insideHPC

AMD Announces GA of New AWS EC2 Hpc6a Instances

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today GA of Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 Hpc6a instances based on the AMD EPYC CPU, built for high performance computing (HPC) workloads in the...

Smart Guns available in US
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Guns available in US

Safer firearmsSmart Guns Reportedly Coming to U.S. Stores This YearBy Gizmodo, January 11, 2022"Smart guns," the personalized firearms once heralded as tech's solution...

LIDAR on its Way Out?
From The Eponymous Pickle

LIDAR on its Way Out?

Have been looking at smartphone loaded uses of LiDAR, So the question is useful.Is LiDAR on its way out? The business case for saying goodbyeAs automation proliferates...

Mind and Machine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mind and Machine

Considering controls in context.  When Mind Melds With Machine, Who's in Control?By Wired, January 11, 2022The last time I saw my friend James was at the townie...

Cogniteam’s Nimbus Supports Cloud-Enabled Robot Deployment Powered by NVIDIA Jetson Edge AI Platform
From insideHPC

Cogniteam’s Nimbus Supports Cloud-Enabled Robot Deployment Powered by NVIDIA Jetson Edge AI Platform

Jan. 11, 2022 — Robotics company Cogniteam today announced it is supporting the NVIDIA Jetson edge AI platform into its cloud-based robotics development and deployment...

PCI-SIG Releases PCIe 6.0 Specification
From insideHPC

PCI-SIG Releases PCIe 6.0 Specification

BEAVERTON, OR. – January 11, 2022 – PCI-SIG, developer of the PCI Express (PCIe) standard, today announced the official release of the PCIe 6.0 specification, reaching...

How Do You Define a Computer Scientist
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

How Do You Define a Computer Scientist

The last few days have seem some social media discussion about requirements for a computer scientist. Is Calculus a requirement? Is Assembly/machine language a...

HPC Cluster Management Software Company Bright Computing Acquired by NVIDIA
From insideHPC

HPC Cluster Management Software Company Bright Computing Acquired by NVIDIA

HPC cluster management software company Bright Computing has been acquired by GPU powerhouse NVIDIA. Used by more than 700 companies, Bright Cluster Manager isHPC...

On New Open Language Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

On New Open Language Models

Bigscience and open Language ModelsInside BigScience, the quest to build a powerful open language modelKyle Wiggers  @Kyle_L_Wiggers  in VentureBeat.  January 10...

The End of Car Keys, Payments and More
From The Eponymous Pickle

The End of Car Keys, Payments and More

 Have recently been involved in some significant and phishing attempts on me, so am taking a deeper look at how funds are used with in consumer payment systems....

Algorithm Improves  Hand Gesture Complexity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithm Improves Hand Gesture Complexity

Hoe much have generalized gestures use?  Considerations? Algorithm Improves Hand Gestures   By SPIE, December 30, 2021A team led by Zhiyi Yu of Sun Yat-sen University...

LLNL Scientists Use Sierra Supercomputer to Develop Cancer Model
From insideHPC

LLNL Scientists Use Sierra Supercomputer to Develop Cancer Model

Jan. 10, 2022 — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers and a multi-institutional team of scientists have developed a highly detailed, machine learning...

LG Electronics Joins IBM Quantum Network
From insideHPC

LG Electronics Joins IBM Quantum Network

SEOUL, January 10, 2022 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that LG Electronics has joined the IBM Quantum Network to advance the industry applications of quantum...

Solving Problems with 2D Materials
From The Eponymous Pickle

Solving Problems with 2D Materials

Note the mention of 'simulated annealing' methods.   Solving the 'Big Problems' via Algorithms Enhanced by 2D MaterialsPenn State News. Jamie Oberdick, JanuaryPennsylvania...

Autonomous Trucking Test by TuSimple
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Trucking Test by TuSimple

ACM TECHNEWSAutonomous Trucker TuSimple Logs First No-Human Road TestBy Associated Press, January 5, 2022Autonomous technology developer TuSimple said its self-driving...
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