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Science and Technology links (December 7th 2019)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (December 7th 2019)

Incredibly, there is a new simpler way to solve the quadratic formula. I used to rely on the completion of the square, but this is better! There is a video report...

Team RACKLette from ETH Zurich steps up at the SC19 Student Cluster Competition
From insideHPC

Team RACKLette from ETH Zurich steps up at the SC19 Student Cluster Competition

In this video from SC19, Thor Goebel and Emir Isman from ETH Zurich Team RACKLette describe their system configuration in the Student Cluster Competition. "We are...

Google DeepMind Links ID with Decision Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google DeepMind Links ID with Decision Process

Quite an interesting claim.   The use of deep learning methods to identify problems using data and then applying process embedded solutions.   Here in the areaGoogle...

Job of the Week: HPC Scientific Consultant at the University of Delaware
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC Scientific Consultant at the University of Delaware

"The Scientific Applications Consultant will work with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, primarily but not exclusively in Science, Technology, Engineering...

Advanced Car Routing with Quantum Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advanced Car Routing with Quantum Computing

Had heard this was being done over the last year or so., now more formally announced.   A Quantum Routing algorithm that predicts and optimizes traffic flow.  Using...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squidfall Safety
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squidfall Safety

Watchmen supporting material. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting...

India Developing Blockchain Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

India Developing Blockchain Strategy

Expect to see more of this, both method, application emphasis and regulation, and likely smart contact approaches.India is developing a national blockchain strategy...

AMD Zen 2 and branch mispredictions
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

AMD Zen 2 and branch mispredictions

Intel makes some of the very best processors many can buy. For a long time, its main rival (AMD) failed to compete. However, its latest generation of processors...

Indentifying Invasive Species
From The Eponymous Pickle

Indentifying Invasive Species

An area, forestry, where we did much predictive analysis as to yield and harvest.  Invasive species have increased in their danger.  Both in forestry and horticulturally...

Robotic Blood Vessel Instrument Guidance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Blood Vessel Instrument Guidance

Seen this movie.  Pgressin this area continues to evolveInstrument Guidance Through Deep, Convoluted Blood Vessel NetworksPolytechnique MontrealDecember 3, 2019...

Deep Reinforcement Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Reinforcement Learning

Interesting piece, ultimately gets quite technical, but worth putting away for future consideration. Especially for real time learning and adapting of autonomous...

IDC: DDN is Fastest Growing Supplier of All-Flash Arrays
From insideHPC

IDC: DDN is Fastest Growing Supplier of All-Flash Arrays

Today DDN announced that it has leaped into the rankings of major all-flash array vendors as tracked by IDC over the first half of 2019. Through organic growth,...

Full Roundup: SC19 Booth Tour Videos from insideHPC
From insideHPC

Full Roundup: SC19 Booth Tour Videos from insideHPC

Now that SC19 is behind us, it's time to gather our booth tour videos in one place. Throughout the course of the show, insideHPC talked to dozens of HPC innovators...

Video: GigaIO Optimizes FabreX Fabric with GPU Sharing and Composition Technology
From insideHPC

Video: GigaIO Optimizes FabreX Fabric with GPU Sharing and Composition Technology

In this video from SC19, Alan Benjamin from GigaIO describes how the company's FabreX Architecture integrates computing, storage ans I/O into a single-system cluster...

Reconstructing Hidden Movement from Video
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reconstructing Hidden Movement from Video

Depending on the quality of this, consider the implications in many areas.  We did lots in the area of video understanding, could have used this.  Below description...

WekaIO Rocks the IO500 at SC19
From insideHPC

WekaIO Rocks the IO500 at SC19

In this video from SC19, Charla Bunton-Johnson & Mat Gruen from WekaIO describe the company's high performance shared file system and how they closely with industry...

Microsoft Uses IOTs with Advanced Features
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Uses IOTs with Advanced Features

Impressive direction by Microsoft,with useful details.Microsoft doubles down on Internet of Things with new features to simplify building connected devices     ...

IBM Powers AiMos Supercomputer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
From insideHPC

IBM Powers AiMos Supercomputer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The most powerful supercomputer to debut on the November 2019 Top500 ranking of supercomputers will be unveiled today at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center...

Notable Extensions to Google Assistant: Photos and Notes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Notable Extensions to Google Assistant: Photos and Notes

Notable the ability to link to note taking capabilities, like Google Keep.  Searching specifics in podcasts also very useful for business application support. Google...

Video: TMGcore Showcases Immersive Cooling for HPC at SC19
From insideHPC

Video: TMGcore Showcases Immersive Cooling for HPC at SC19

In this video from SC19, Taylor Monnig from TMGcore describes OTTO, a completely automated, self-contained, two-phase liquid immersion-cooled data center platform...
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