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ORNL Employees Recognized with DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards
From insideHPC

ORNL Employees Recognized with DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards

Feb. 5, 2021 — Thirty-two Oak Ridge National Laboratory employees were named among teams recognized by former U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette...

AAAS 2021- Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Societal Impacts: An Inflection Point
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

AAAS 2021- Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Societal Impacts: An Inflection Point

Significant contributions were provided by CCC Senior Program Associate, Khari Douglas.  The virtual AAAS 2021 meeting took place February 8th – 11th, 2021 and...

US Cyber Command
From The Eponymous Pickle

US Cyber Command

 I did training at Ft Meade.  Have not taken a look at the US Cyber Command site for some time. Note their new training platform.  Worth following. https://www.cybercom...

AI Behind in Recognizing Emotions
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Behind in Recognizing Emotions

Fairly clear, and also in our experience when the motion was of the 'satire' type.  Faces could be used to signal opposite emotions as wellArtificial intelligence...

Boosting Inbound Sales
From The Eponymous Pickle

Boosting Inbound Sales

This happened to come up in a conversation last week.   Good summary below and more detail at the link.4 Behaviors that Boost Inbound Sales  by Matthew Dixon, Ted...

Post-Quantum Crypto
From The Eponymous Pickle

Post-Quantum Crypto

 Will Quantum be able to cut through Crypto?   Effects on other solution expectations?The Scramble for Post-Quantum CryptographyBy Samuel Greengard,  Commissioned...

Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager
From insideHPC

Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager

This whitepaper, "Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager," from our friends over at Bright Computing discusses how hybrid cloud infrastructures allow organizations...

Data Lineage Platform
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Lineage Platform

First I had heard of this kind of platform,  we had used semantic web models. to create models of enterprise data.  Can this be used in conjunction with semantic...

US Infrastructure Attack
From The Eponymous Pickle

US Infrastructure Attack

Broadly reported last week.  Was later pointed out that such local systems are universally poorly funded and protected.  And this is unlikely to be improved given...

US Cyber Command Valentine’s Day Cryptography Puzzles
From Schneier on Security

US Cyber Command Valentine’s Day Cryptography Puzzles

The US Cyber Command has released a series of ten Valentine’s Day “Cryptography Challenge Puzzles.” Slashdot thread. Reddit thread. (And here’s the archived link...

National Academy of Engineering Announces Newly Elected Members
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

National Academy of Engineering Announces Newly Elected Members

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 106 new members and 23 foreign members. Several computing researchers are among those elected this year. They...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Pigenhole Principle

Mathematics is based on the application of simple ideas over and over: From tiny nuts do big trees grow. Jorgen Veisdal is an assistant professor at the Norwegian...

IBM Uses Continual Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Uses Continual Learning

Forgetting in Neural Networks.  Intro is good, well worth understanding the topic, then becomes technical.IBM Uses Continual Learning to Avoid The Amnesia Problem...

Advanced Clustering Technology’s 20 Years in Business
From insideHPC

Advanced Clustering Technology’s 20 Years in Business

February 15, 2021 — Advanced Clustering Technologies is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Founded on Feb. 14, 2001, the company was originally billed...

Robot Swarming Satellites
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Swarming Satellites

Recall our interest in swarming cooperating solutions here.Robot Satellite Swarms Increase Communication Possibilities,  By ZDNet, February 11, 2021 in ACMCarnegie...

Try Solving with Optimization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Try Solving with Optimization

With all the talk about AI in the air, some of the other fundamental methods are being forgotten.   I spent most of my career using and teaching direct optimization...

Altran Collaborates With Qualcomm to Deliver 5G NR Software for Enhanced Public & Private 5G Network Solutions
From insideHPC

Altran Collaborates With Qualcomm to Deliver 5G NR Software for Enhanced Public & Private 5G Network Solutions

New York – February 15, 2021 – Altran, part of the Capgemini Group, announced plans today for its pre-integrated and validated 5G NR (new radio) software offering...

Spotting HPC, Exascale Bottlenecks with TAU CPU/GPU/MPI Profiler
From insideHPC

Spotting HPC, Exascale Bottlenecks with TAU CPU/GPU/MPI Profiler

Programmers cannot blindly guess which sections of their code might bottleneck performance. This problem is worsened when codes run across the variety of hardware...

From Computational Complexity

Two examples of Journalists being... Wrong. One BIG one small

 Journalists sometimes get things wrong.This is not news, but it is interesting when you KNOW they are wrong. 1) Scott Aaronson has a GREAT example regarding an...

Ready for the Next Pandemic
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ready for the Next Pandemic

Lets do this without destroying the education of the current generation. A number of articles on the proposition that we will be ready.  in IEEE SpectrumCOVID-19...
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