Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Blogroll



Acheiving ExaOps with the CoMet Comparative Genomics Application
From insideHPC

Acheiving ExaOps with the CoMet Comparative Genomics Application

Wayne Joubert's talk at the HPC User Forum described how researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) achieved a record throughput...

Another Intel Chip Flaw
From Schneier on Security

Another Intel Chip Flaw

Remember the Spectre and Meltdown attacks from last year? They were a new class of attacks against complex CPUs, finding subliminal channels in optimization techniques...

Computer Science And x
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Computer Science And x

For most of my teaching career I have been focused on teaching computer science in stand alone computer science classes. And  I really like teaching computer science...

Ultra Long Range Cameras
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ultra Long Range Cameras

Further advances with Camera and image interpretation technology.  The AI to recompose the image from multiple components.An Ultra Long Range Camera  Daily Mail...

Transparency to understand,  Control Risk.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Transparency to understand, Control Risk.

To hope to get a handle on risk, you need to understand both the process involved, and known or predicted measures of risk.   To lead some useful management approach...

Generating Speech from the Brain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Generating Speech from the Brain

I have heard that this was a solved problem many times.   Is it actually here now?   Seems that once this is really solved, we will immediately see it in working...

From Computational Complexity

Getting Through the Clutter

My daughter showed up at her doctor's office the other day and found it closed. She complained that she had received all these alerts, texts, emails, voicemails...

WhatsApp Vulnerability Fixed
From Schneier on Security

WhatsApp Vulnerability Fixed

WhatsApp fixed a devastating vulnerability that allowed someone to remotely hack a phone by initiating a WhatsApp voice call. The recipient didn't even have to...

Banning Facial Recognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Banning Facial Recognition

Police services need this, will create another un-safe regional situation.  Bias and errors will eventually be solved.San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology...

GCS in Germany Allocates More Than 1 Billion Core Hours to Research Projects
From insideHPC

GCS in Germany Allocates More Than 1 Billion Core Hours to Research Projects

GCS in Germany has approved the allocation of 1.171 billion core hours of computing time to 13 outstanding national research projects. The researchers awarded computing...

Bitset decoding on Apple’s A12
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Bitset decoding on Apple’s A12

In my post Really fast bitset decoding for “average” densities, I reported on our work accelerating the decoding of bitsets. E.g., given a 64-bit register, youContinue...

Lower-Noise Processor comes to Leap Quantum Cloud Service
From insideHPC

Lower-Noise Processor comes to Leap Quantum Cloud Service

Today D-Wave Systems announced the immediate availability of a lower-noise D-Wave 2000Q processor in the Leap quantum cloud service. Reflecting years of customer...

David Keyes named ISC 2020 Program Chair
From insideHPC

David Keyes named ISC 2020 Program Chair

Today the ISC High Performance conference announced that Prof. David Keyes from KAUST will be the ISC 2020 Program Chair. “It is my honor to serve as the ISC 2020...

Video: Can FPGAs compete with GPUs?
From insideHPC

Video: Can FPGAs compete with GPUs?

John Romein from ASTRON gave this talk at the GPU Technology Conference. "We'll discuss how FPGAs are changing as a result of new technology such as the Open CL...

“Second Place America?” Major Report Detailing the Nation’s Declining Leadership in Research and Technology Released at Capitol Hill Event
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Second Place America?” Major Report Detailing the Nation’s Declining Leadership in Research and Technology Released at Capitol Hill Event

The following is a Computing Research Association Government Affairs Blog post by CRA Policy Analyst, Brian Mosley. Mosley served as the co-chair of the report...

Video: Atos Partners with Google Cloud for HPC
From insideHPC

Video: Atos Partners with Google Cloud for HPC

Today Atos announced that the Google Cloud has selected the company as an HPC services partner, expanding the global partnership with new services for enterprise...

Dust Sized Brain Implants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dust Sized Brain Implants

Lots of uses for the very smallWireless Network Brings Dust-Sized Brain Implants a Step CloserEngineers have designed a scheme to let thousands of brain implants...

International Spy Museum Reopens
From Schneier on Security

International Spy Museum Reopens

The International Spy Museum has reopened in Washington, DC....

Edge: Rodney Brooks on Models of Brains
From The Eponymous Pickle

Edge: Rodney Brooks on Models of Brains

From the Edge, thoughts, podcast and transcript regarding Computation, machines and minds.A Talk By Rodney A. Brooks [5.13.19]Have we gotten into a cul-de-sac in...

Virtualitics Update
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtualitics Update

Some time ago I mentioned I had taken a look at the immersive data visualization and analysis environment Virtualitics.  Have received an update of their work with...
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account