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Factoring 2048-bit Numbers Using 20 Million Qubits
From Schneier on Security

Factoring 2048-bit Numbers Using 20 Million Qubits

This theoretical paper shows how to factor 2048-bit RSA moduli with a 20-million qubit quantum computer in eight hours. It's interesting work, but I don't want...

US Regulators Look at Data as an Asset
From The Eponymous Pickle

US Regulators Look at Data as an Asset

Several projects examined data as an asset, had been looking at how data's value would be treated in regulation.   And likelihood of the nature of future regulation...

From Computational Complexity

The Sheldon Conjecture (too late for Problems with a Point)

Chapter 5 of Problems with a Point (by Gasarch and Kruskal) is about how mathematical objects get their names. If it was an e-book that I could edit and add to...

ACM-W Connections–October 2019
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W Connections–October 2019

Welcome from the ACM-W Chair The 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) was held on October 2-4 in Orlando, FL.  ACM-W once again participated in several activities...

Information Entropy and Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Information Entropy and Data

With a background in physics this is a great topic.  It links the universe to information technologies in interesting ways.  Even includes a hint at the nature ...

Designing Smart Home Products
From The Eponymous Pickle

Designing Smart Home Products

A long time thought of mine, when I saw Worlds Fair displays of the future, when running an innovation center, what smart home products will be used?Designing Smart...

Blogging Notes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blogging Notes

Quotes in this blog are in italics or quote marks.  Non italics were written by me.   If you want to unquote something let me know.   Links will sometimes not work...

Public Interest Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Public Interest Technology

Of interest, this site and resource is new to me, now following, join in.  All tech is of public interest, but now it is evolving much faster, and getting involved...

Wendys' Markets with a Role Playing Game
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wendys' Markets with a Role Playing Game

 Had seen several test examples of trying to use non-trivial games in the enterprise, but non that I thought actually worked.  Here an example? Wendy's New Role...

Video: HPC and the Living Heart Project
From insideHPC

Video: HPC and the Living Heart Project

In this video, HPE’s Jean-Luc Assor talk about their involvement in the Living Heart Project – and how HPC is explains how high performance computing is savingVideo...

Supercomputing the Building Blocks of the Universe
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Building Blocks of the Universe

In this special guest feature, ORNL profiles researcher Gaute Hagen, who uses the Summit supercomputer to model scientifically interesting atomic nuclei. "A central...

Space Weather Implications for Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Space Weather Implications for Technology

Space weather, and further implications of solar activity can have huge implications for tech on earth.  The ability to monitor it  will be important.  NASA's launch...

Examining Smart City Backlash
From The Eponymous Pickle

Examining Smart City Backlash

A look at how people are reacting to 'smart' and trust, and surveillance and privacy stretching that are parts of smart city plans and implementations.  Is it best...

Crimson Editorial on Allston
From My Biased Coin

Crimson Editorial on Allston

This was the first Crimson editorial I can recall about the upcoming move computer science will be making to Allston next year. I'd encourage students (both undergraduate...

Comments on:  Echo Auto Gets an Unexpected Ad Stream
From The Eponymous Pickle

Comments on: Echo Auto Gets an Unexpected Ad Stream

Been now using the Auto Echo for several months, this lets you connect with the Echo infrastructure cheaply from most cars.  The capability was advertised as providing...

HP-CAST Returns to Denver for SC19
From insideHPC

HP-CAST Returns to Denver for SC19

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has posted the preliminary agenda for their HP-CAST user group meeting. The event takes place Nov. 15-16 in Denver, right before SC19...

Video: The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, SKA, and HPC in Australia
From insideHPC

Video: The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, SKA, and HPC in Australia

Mark Stickells from the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is one of two, Tier-1, High Performance...

Science and Technology (October 12th 2019)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology (October 12th 2019)

In many countries, like Canada, there is relatively little private (business) research. Meanwhile, other research indicates that private research is precisely the...

Consumer Experience and Trust
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consumer Experience and Trust

Probably mostly because trust contains many components.  Both long and short term aspects.    Both experience and influencer based.Why is CX Not Impacting Trust...

Language and AI:  Steve Omohundro
From The Eponymous Pickle

Language and AI: Steve Omohundro

Language interaction continues to evolve.Linghacks Keynote: "Language and AI: Hacking Humanity's greatest invention"On March 30-31 the wonderful “Linghack” organization...
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