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Measuring Consciousness
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measuring Consciousness

 More brain research addresses complexities of intelligence.Researchers Find Better Way to Measure ConsciousnessUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison News, Chris Barncard...

Farm Automation Advances
From The Eponymous Pickle

Farm Automation Advances

More picks on my agriculture and botany advances.     Some good related statistics.Automating the Farm, By Esther Shein, Commissioned by CACM Staff  Step inside...

CSTA 2021 Scholarships
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

CSTA 2021 Scholarships

Are you looking to attend the CSTA 2021 Conference but funding is an issue? There are a great many scholarships available that can help. Visit the scholarship site...

NSA Discloses Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange
From Schneier on Security

NSA Discloses Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange

Amongst the 100+ vulnerabilities patch in this month’s Patch Tuesday, there are four in Microsoft Exchange that were disclosed by the NSA.

NYCWiC-Virtual Celebration
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

NYCWiC-Virtual Celebration

The New York Celebration of Women in Computing 2021 (NYCWiC'21) was held virtually on April 9-10, 2021. Organizers used a combination of real-time interaction through...

RMACC 11th Annual  HPC Symposium Program Set, Registration Underway
From insideHPC

RMACC 11th Annual HPC Symposium Program Set, Registration Underway

BOULDER, CO. – Registration is continuing for the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s  (RMACC) 11th Annual High Performance Computing Symposium, scheduled...

Wal-Mart Invests in Self-Driving
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Invests in Self-Driving

Somewhat unusual, but Wal-Mart is making a considerable play here.  Cruise is only indicating a self driving Taxi for now.    Possibilities for delivery?Walmart...

Lenovo Announces Ready-to-Deploy AI Solutions     
From insideHPC

Lenovo Announces Ready-to-Deploy AI Solutions     

Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) today announced the expansion of its partner ecosystem and launched five artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions. The...

DOE Funding $10M for Research on Data Reduction for Science
From insideHPC

DOE Funding $10M for Research on Data Reduction for Science

April 15 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for foundational research to address the challenges of managing and processing the increasingly...

Meet 6 Trailblazing Women in HPC
From insideHPC

Meet 6 Trailblazing Women in HPC

Women are severely underrepresented in the field of HPC. While they comprise about 51 percent of the general population, women account for only about 17 percent...

SingleStore Powers IEX Cloud with Real-Time Application Analytics
From insideHPC

SingleStore Powers IEX Cloud with Real-Time Application Analytics

SAN FRANCISCO – April 15, 2021 –  SingleStore, the unified database for fast analytics, today announced its collaboration with IEX Cloud to deliver technology that...

Roadblocks to a Vaccine Passport
From The Eponymous Pickle

Roadblocks to a Vaccine Passport

Gave this thought after innoculation.  What serves as proof, and with what groups?What Are the Roadblocks to a 'Vaccine Passport'?    By The New York TimesThe Heliix...

Detecting Anomalies with AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Detecting Anomalies with AI

Classic aspect using AI in  smart manufacturing.  Had interacted with Fujitsu in the past.Fujitsu develops AI to detect product abnormalities during manufacturing...

Carleton Univ. and IBM Partner in AI, Machine Learning and Data Science for Workforce Development 
From insideHPC

Carleton Univ. and IBM Partner in AI, Machine Learning and Data Science for Workforce Development 

OTTAWA — April 15, 2021 — Carleton University and IBM Canada today announce a five-year multimillion-dollar collaboration agreement to enhance Carleton’s Institute...

Microsoft Going for Nuance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Going for Nuance

MS has been backing off Cortana, at least for consumer facing applications.  This would be a big major buy of the Siri developer and its patents.  Microsoft considers...

European HPC Exascale Project DEEP-EST Completed
From insideHPC

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
From insideHPC

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...
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