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NSF WATCH TALK- The Science of Deep Specification
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF WATCH TALK- The Science of Deep Specification

The next WATCH talk, called The Science of Deep Specification is Thursday, September 21st, from 12 PM-1 PM EST. The presenter is Benjamin Pierce, a Henry Salvatori...

How China is doing Digital
From The Eponymous Pickle

How China is doing Digital

Quite a good piece, with statistics of interest. Updated details here.China’s digital economy: A leading global forceBy Jonathan Woetzel, Jeongmin Seong, KevinChina...

From Computational Complexity

Random Storm Thoughts

It's Monday as I write this post from home. Atlanta, for the first time ever, is in a tropical storm warning. Georgia Tech is closed today and tomorrow. I'm just...

Kroger Tests Kitchen 1883 Restaurant Concept
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger Tests Kitchen 1883 Restaurant Concept

Had seen this done on the west coast, apparently with some success.  Gets more people to the physical site.   Comfort food makes sense, with regional and ethnic...

Kubernetes Meets HPC
From insideHPC

Kubernetes Meets HPC

"While the notion of packaging a workload into a Docker container, publishing it to a registry, and submitting a YAML description of the workload is second nature...

AI Breakthroughs and Initiatives at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
From insideHPC

AI Breakthroughs and Initiatives at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Nick Nystrom and Paola Buitrago from PSC gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Milwaukee. "The Bridges supercomputer at PSC offers the possibility for experts...

New PGI 17.7 Release Supports NVIDIA Volta GPUs
From insideHPC

New PGI 17.7 Release Supports NVIDIA Volta GPUs

Today NVIDIA released Version 17.7 of PGI 2017 Compilers and Tools, delivering improved performance and programming simplicity to HPC developers who target multicore...

Neato Maps Rooms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neato Maps Rooms

More cleaning, mapping.  Other applications in the smart home?Neato Adds Persistent, Actionable Maps to New D7 Robot VacuumBy Evan Ackerman in IEEE SpectrumTheVacuums...

Hacking  Robots
From Schneier on Security

Hacking Robots

Researchers have demonstrated hacks against robots, taking over and controlling their camera, speakers, and movements. News article....

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018 Released
From insideHPC

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018 Released

Intel has announced the release of Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018, with updated compilers and developer tools. It is now available for downloading on a 30-day trial...

Be a Router and Share Messages
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Be a Router and Share Messages

The curriculum I am using for Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles is the excellent Code.Org curriculum. I really like the Internet Simulator that isI...

Age of Digital Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Age of Digital Assistants

Not a bad view, but the longer term potential is greater than implied. The Age of Digital Assistants – What and when to expect?       By Shishir Kathurwar  in CustomerThink...

NSF/CISE Launches Search Committee for Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) Division Director
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF/CISE Launches Search Committee for Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) Division Director

The following is a letter to the community from James Kurose, Assistant Director, and Erwin Gianchandani, Deputy Assistant Director, of the National Science Foundation...

IBM Simulates Chemistry with Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

IBM Simulates Chemistry with Quantum Computing

IBM scientists have developed a new approach to simulate molecules on a quantum computer that may one day help revolutionize chemistry and materials science. “Over...

On the Equifax Data Breach
From Schneier on Security

On the Equifax Data Breach

Last Thursday, Equifax reported a data breach that affects 143 million US customers, about 44% of the population. It's an extremely serious breach; hackers got...

CPC Enhances Non-spill Quick Disconnects for Liquid Cooled HPC
From insideHPC

CPC Enhances Non-spill Quick Disconnects for Liquid Cooled HPC

As liquid cooling becomes more and more pervasive in HPC datacenters, the mitigation of leaks and spills is a growing concern. Enter CPC, a maker of quick disconnects...

Benefits of Multi-rail Cluster Architectures for GPU-based Nodes
From insideHPC

Benefits of Multi-rail Cluster Architectures for GPU-based Nodes

Craig Tierney from NVIDIA gave this talk at the MVAPICH User Group meeting. "As high performance computing moves toward GPU-accelerated architectures, single node...

Entering the Era of Simulation Driven Design
From insideHPC

Entering the Era of Simulation Driven Design

In this special guest feature, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World reports from the European Altair Technology Conference and finds that simulation-driven...

Transitioning to Industrial AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Transitioning to Industrial AI

Some quite useful thoughts here, about work flow and production versus testing, retesting and retraining systems. Ultimately we learn this, but sometimes painfully...

Video: Best Practices between HPC centers and Industrial Users
From insideHPC

Video: Best Practices between HPC centers and Industrial Users

Bill Kramer from NCSA gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Milwaukee. "NCSA and Hyperion Research released a new study that examines HPC and Industry partnerships...
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