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Ghosts Using Data, Children too
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ghosts Using Data, Children too

Hmm, can tell you that in any business problem you have to have the correct data to derive something useful.    To walk away with some sort of algorithm that later...

IBM CEO Speaks on Future of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM CEO Speaks on Future of AI

 Will depend too on the definition and applicability of AI in context. IBM CEO: Every business is going to adopt AIArvind Krishna, CEO of IBM, compares Artificial...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements
From Schneier on Security

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m keynoting the (all-virtual) RSA Conference 2021, May 17-20, 2021. I’m keynoting the 5th International...

Germany Launches €2B, 5-year Quantum Development Push
From insideHPC

Germany Launches €2B, 5-year Quantum Development Push

Germany plans to invest roughly €2 billion euros (US$2.4B) through 2025 on R&D for its first quantum computer and support technologies, the German economy and science...

Watch “The Artificial Intelligence Era: What will the future look like?”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Watch “The Artificial Intelligence Era: What will the future look like?”

Recently, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists — a media organization that “equips the public, policymakers, and scientists with the information needed to reduce...

AI Security Risk Assessment Tool
From Schneier on Security

AI Security Risk Assessment Tool

Microsoft researchers just released an open-source automation tool for security testing AI systems: “Counterfit.” Details on their blog.

AI Demand Pushes against Skills Shortage, Lack of IT Infrastructure – IBM
From insideHPC

AI Demand Pushes against Skills Shortage, Lack of IT Infrastructure – IBM

As with other areas of the economy (chips, workforce), demand isn’t the problem in the AI market, it’s supply: supply of knowledge and skills, and supply of technology...

Bruce Schneier:  Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bruce Schneier: Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival

 Just now reading a review copy of Bruce Schneier's:  "Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-Connected World"    His latest security book...

Ransomware on US Pipeline Infrastructure
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ransomware on US Pipeline Infrastructure

Example of very large consequences for such an attack.  Threats to such infrastructure must be prevented.    Ransomware Attack Leads to Shutdown of Major U.S. Pipeline...

GE Work on COVID Virus Sensor
From The Eponymous Pickle

GE Work on COVID Virus Sensor

Considerable value if this works in practice.GE Scientists Developing Technology to Add COVID-19 Virus Detector to Your Mobile DeviceSensing Materials  in GE Research...

Codenet AI Translating Computer Languages
From The Eponymous Pickle

Codenet AI Translating Computer Languages

Certainly interesting, but how good, secure is the resulting translation?IBM's CodeNet dataset can teach AI to translate computer languages  By A. Tarantola inAI...

Winter Classic Student HPC Cluster Competition Closes with Awards and Rich Brueckner Scholarships
From insideHPC

Winter Classic Student HPC Cluster Competition Closes with Awards and Rich Brueckner Scholarships

By Dan Olds The first annual Winter Classic Cluster came to a thrilling conclusion Friday afternoon with the Gala Awards Ceremony, hosted on Zoom. This was theWinter...

Supermicro’s New Line of AMD EPYC-based Systems: Addressing HPC Needs across the Spectrum
From insideHPC

Supermicro’s New Line of AMD EPYC-based Systems: Addressing HPC Needs across the Spectrum

Supermicro recently launched its A+ line of systems based on AMD’s new EPYC 7nm microprocessors – products that include servers, storage, GPU-optimized, SuperBlade...

Detecting and Using Emotion in Language Interaction
From The Eponymous Pickle

Detecting and Using Emotion in Language Interaction

Interesting ideas implied here, but not proven,   We worked on two kinds of 'emotion'  Detecting emotion in consumer reactions, then classifying and determining...

AI's for Art Forgery?
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI's for Art Forgery?

Some good points made here, in their current state these are not really even forgery-perfect.   But they could be.  And not to say they could not do other kinds...

Altair One Cloud Platform Built for Collaborative Design & Development
From insideHPC

Altair One Cloud Platform Built for Collaborative Design & Development

Modeling-simulation software vendor Altair today announced GA of new features in Altair One, an integrated platform combining the company’s entire product suite...

Seeking Nominations for the Inaugural IEEE Frances E. Allen Medal
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Seeking Nominations for the Inaugural IEEE Frances E. Allen Medal

Last year the IEEE announced the creation of the IEEE Frances E Allen medal, recognizing the contributions of Frances “Fran” E. Allen as an American computer scientist...

Kao Data Hosts Civo’s OCP-Ready Kubernetes Cloud Platform
From insideHPC

Kao Data Hosts Civo’s OCP-Ready Kubernetes Cloud Platform

London, May 10, 2021 — Kao Data, operator of advanced, carrier neutral data centres for high performance colocation, today announced a new customer in Civo, a flexible...

Ransomware Shuts Down US Pipeline
From Schneier on Security

Ransomware Shuts Down US Pipeline

This is a major story: a probably Russian cybercrime group called DarkSide shut down the Colonial Pipeline in a ransomware attack. The pipeline supplies much of...

Decision Trees and Random forests
From The Eponymous Pickle

Decision Trees and Random forests

This is fundamental stuff, that every practitioner should know well.  Its the simplest way that machines can be made to learn. And provides a good way to deliver...
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