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Moving AI to the Edge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Moving AI to the Edge

Nicely put,  mostly non technical overview of what it means to have AI move to the Edge.  Ssing it in places like the Smart Home.  Favorite topic of mine.  Needs...

Teradata Expands Data Science Collaboration Capabilities
From insideHPC

Teradata Expands Data Science Collaboration Capabilities

Cloud data analytics specialist Teradata has released collaborative features to its Vantage platform designed to reduce the friction between data scientists, business...

Computational Models Help Translate Drugs From Animal Studies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computational Models Help Translate Drugs From Animal Studies

Could be a considerable development.    We need better drug development methods now.  And expect considerable pushback here too.Computational Model Could Improve...

Rescale Announces Appointments to its Executive Ranks
From insideHPC

Rescale Announces Appointments to its Executive Ranks

San Francisco, Sept. 10, 2020 — Rescale Inc., the leader in enterprise big compute, today announced the appointment of two new senior executives, underscoring the...

Upcoming Talk:   How Will the AI Genie Behave?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Upcoming Talk: How Will the AI Genie Behave?

Upcoming sponsored by UC, online talk.You are all cordially invited to the following 29th Arnoff-Schloss lecture, which will be on Zoom on Friday, September 18th...

From Computational Complexity

When are both x^2+3y and y^2+3y both squares, and a more general question

 In my last post (see here) I asked two math questions. In this post I discuss one of them. (I will discuss the other one later, probably Monday Sept 14.)For which...

Intelligent Fabrics for the Next Wave of AI Innovation
From insideHPC

Intelligent Fabrics for the Next Wave of AI Innovation

In this sponsored post, our friend John Spiers, Chief Strategy Officer at Liqid, discusses how resource utilization and the soaring costs surrounding it are a constant...

[Book] The Innovation Delusion
From Putting People First

[Book] The Innovation Delusion

The authors offer a compelling plan for how we can shift our focus away from the pursuit of growth at all costs, and back toward neglected activities like maintenance...

[Book] Slow computing
From Putting People First

[Book] Slow computing

Slow Computing: Why We Need Balanced Digital Livesby Rob Kitchin and Alistair FraserBristol University PressSeptember 2020 – 224 pages Digital technologies should...

IFTTT Pro Announced
From The Eponymous Pickle

IFTTT Pro Announced

Just received today, always liked IFTTT, used it some, the advances look interestingToday we’re launching IFTTT Pro,  https://ifttt.com/pro  a subscription designed...

Videos, Slides from MUG ’20 Now Available
From insideHPC

Videos, Slides from MUG ’20 Now Available

The MVAPICH User Group Meeting (MUG ’20), built around an implementation of the MPI standard developed by Ohio State University, has posted videos and slides from...

Quantum Makes LTO-9 Tape Drives Available for Scalar Tape Libraries
From insideHPC

Quantum Makes LTO-9 Tape Drives Available for Scalar Tape Libraries

SAN JOSE — Sept. 9, 2020 — Quantum Corp. (NASDAQ: QMCO), a global leader in unstructured data and video solutions, today announced that LTO Ultrium format generation...

Woman-led Team to Research Human-AI Collaboration in U.S. Army Intelligence Work
From insideHPC

Woman-led Team to Research Human-AI Collaboration in U.S. Army Intelligence Work

The Army Research Office is funding a $617,000 grant for a multi-institutional, majority-female research team for technology-enhanced intelligence analysis ledWoman...

ACM-W Leadership Vision
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W Leadership Vision

Wednesday, August 26 at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT, featuring Jodi Tims, Reyyan Ayfer, Amelia Cole, and Bushra Anjum [video]

Robotics Roadmap for US Robotics: From Internet to Robotics, 2020 Edition
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Robotics Roadmap for US Robotics: From Internet to Robotics, 2020 Edition

In 2009, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) published A Roadmap for US Robotics, From Internet to Robotics (a.k.a. the Robotics Roadmap), which explored the...

How the FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Operates
From Schneier on Security

How the FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Operates

The Grugq has written an excellent essay on how the Russian cybercriminal gang FIN7 operates. An excerpt: The secret of FIN7’s success is their operational art...

Privacy Analysis of Ambient Light Sensors
From Schneier on Security

Privacy Analysis of Ambient Light Sensors

Interesting privacy analysis of the Ambient Light Sensor API. And a blog post. Especially note the “Lessons Learned” section.

Interesting Attack on the EMV Smartcard Payment Standard
From Schneier on Security

Interesting Attack on the EMV Smartcard Payment Standard

It’s complicated, but it’s basically a man-in-the-middle attack that involves two smartphones. The first phone reads the actual smartcard, and then forwards the...

GPT-3 Generates an Article for the Guardian
From The Eponymous Pickle

GPT-3 Generates an Article for the Guardian

Much broiling about the ability of 'AI' do human kinds of tasks.   OpenAI has made claims for its language generator  GPT-3.   How well does it do?  The Guardian...

New from ACM-W Europe
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

New from ACM-W Europe

Why is diversity seemingly an NP-Hard Problem? Why can we not simplify the issue and just fix it?
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