Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Blogroll



Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Orders Down in Italy
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Orders Down in Italy

COVID-19 is depressing the demand for squid in Italy. The article is a week old, and already seems almost comically quaint. As usual, you can also use this squid...

Machine Learning Flaw?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine Learning Flaw?

Musing this, is there really a flaw here? Hmm.  OK, you need enough data to fulfill the  accuracy needed.   So a reasonable caution.Widely Used Machine Learning...

Pattern Recognition for Dead Languages
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pattern Recognition for Dead Languages

Fascinating application of language pattern recognition.   Which shows this tech can be taken into unexpected and complex places.Dead Languages Come to LifeBy Gary...

Teaching From Home–Day 5
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 5

As one of my co-workers put it it's been a long year this week. I might ease up on that easier say a long month this week. It sure has been a learning experience...

Inspur Ranks in Top Three in 2019 IDC Global Server Market Report
From insideHPC

Inspur Ranks in Top Three in 2019 IDC Global Server Market Report

According to IDC, Inspur ranked the top three vendors in global server revenue in 2019. Inspur was the only mainstream manufacturer in the world to maintain a double...

AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative to fight COVID-19
From insideHPC

AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative to fight COVID-19

Today Amazon launched the AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative, a program to support customers who are working to bring better, more accurate, diagnostics solutions...

Podcast: Delivering Exascale Machine Learning Algorithms at the ExaLearn Project
From insideHPC

Podcast: Delivering Exascale Machine Learning Algorithms at the ExaLearn Project

In this Let's Talk Exascale podcast, researchers from the ECP describe progress at the ExaLearn project. ExaLearn is focused on ML and related activities to inform...

NVIDIA Gives COVID-19 Researchers Free Access Genome-sequencing software for GPUs
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Gives COVID-19 Researchers Free Access Genome-sequencing software for GPUs

NVIDIA is offering COVID-19 Researchers free access to Parabricks genome-sequencing software for GPUs. "Starting today, NVIDIA will provide a free 90-day license...

Beyond empathy
From Putting People First

Beyond empathy

In design thinking and related research, there is way too much talk about empathy. It’s a fuzzy concept that subjectivizes, flattens and commoditizes the work to...

Rescale Partners with Google Cloud and Azure to Offer Cloud HPC for COVID-19 Researchers
From insideHPC

Rescale Partners with Google Cloud and Azure to Offer Cloud HPC for COVID-19 Researchers

Today Rescale, in cooperation with Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure, announced a new program that immediately offers high performance computing resources at noRescale...

Immaginare il mondo dopo il coronavirus
From Putting People First

Immaginare il mondo dopo il coronavirus

L'idea di un "ritorno alla normalità" non sembra più sostenibile. Ci sarà una nuova normalità che per tanti versi è molto diversa dalla vecchia normalità. E le...

Imagining the world after coronavirus
From Putting People First

Imagining the world after coronavirus

The idea of a "return to normal" seems no longer tenable. There will be a new normal that is in many ways very different from the old normal. And choices we make...

Emergency Surveillance During COVID-19 Crisis
From Schneier on Security

Emergency Surveillance During COVID-19 Crisis

Israel is using emergency surveillance powers to track people who may have COVID-19, joining China and Iran in using mass surveillance in this way. I believe pressure...

Robotic Light Finger Feels
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Light Finger Feels

An idea that creates haptics for robots.This Clever Robotic Finger Feels With LightBy Wired  in ACMRobot finger meets actual finger.A robotic skeleton developed...

Folding@home Supports Coronavirus Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Folding@home Supports Coronavirus Research

Related  to the SETI work this is a distributed protein folding approach to look for pharma solutions.FOLDING@HOME UPDATE ON SARS-COV-2 (10 MAR 2020)March 10, 2020...

Teaching From Home–Day 4
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 4

I have no idea how long or how consistently I will be writing these posts. I guess when I have something to say. In some ways I think of this as a sort of record...

Amazon Develops AI to Improve Knowledge Graph Performance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Develops AI to Improve Knowledge Graph Performance

Ultimately a very important capability in storing and utilizing knowledge to deliver intelligence.Amazon researchers develop AI that improves knowledge graph performance...

From MIT: 34 Coronavirus Pieces in TechnologyReview
From The Eponymous Pickle

From MIT: 34 Coronavirus Pieces in TechnologyReview

34 pieces from MIT resources.  Have read a number of these.  Nicely done, largely nontechnical.   Free.  And  you can register free for daily updates. 

PSSC Labs Speeds HPC with AMD EPYC Processors
From insideHPC

PSSC Labs Speeds HPC with AMD EPYC Processors

Today PSSC Labs touted impressive performance on their server lineup powered by AMD EPYC processors. Recently named an AMD Elite Partner, PSSC Labs is developing...

Doing fieldwork in a pandemic
From Putting People First

Doing fieldwork in a pandemic

Initiated by Deborah Lupton, this crowdsourced document provides necessary information and key resources for researchers struggling to conduct traditional face-to...
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account