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China Tech Giants Known as the BATs
From The Eponymous Pickle

China Tech Giants Known as the BATs

New to me.  Video at the link.Who are the Chinese tech giants know as the BATs?  :  BBCFacebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google have become formidable tech giants...

Alexa Join My Meeting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Join My Meeting

Slightly surprising given Google's recent moves, will work with Google Suite and also MS Office, Skype, Zoom, Chime and others.  For a limited time open to all“Alexa...

Blockchain: Why, When and How? Link it to Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blockchain: Why, When and How? Link it to Process

Cautionary tale about Blockchains and all that in the TechRepublic.  With links to Gartner stats.  Fatigue only if it is not appropriately linked to real process...

Setting up a ROCKPro64 (powerful single-card computer)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Setting up a ROCKPro64 (powerful single-card computer)

A few months ago, I ordered ROCKPro64. If you are familiar with the Raspberry Pi, then it is a bit of the same… an inexpensive computer that comes in the form of...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements
From Schneier on Security

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I'm speaking on "Securing a World of Physically Capable Computers" at Oxford University on Monday...

Google Redesigns their Overall Shopping Experience
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Redesigns their Overall Shopping Experience

They needed to, and the outcome is worth understanding.  Remove confusion, intelligently combine sources, frictionless ....Making it easier to shop across Google...

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Set Deep Learning Performance Record on ResNet-50
From insideHPC

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Set Deep Learning Performance Record on ResNet-50

Today Intel announced a deep learning performance record on image classification workloads. "Today, we have achieved leadership performance of 7878 images per second...

Quadric.io to Build “Supercomputer for Edge Devices”
From insideHPC

Quadric.io to Build “Supercomputer for Edge Devices”

Today chip startup Quadric.io announced plans to build the world’s first "supercomputer" specifically designed for the real-time needs of autonomous systems. "Instead...

EuroHPC – The EU Strategy in High Performance Computing
From insideHPC

EuroHPC – The EU Strategy in High Performance Computing

Thomas Skordas from the European Commission gave this talk at EuroHPC Summit Week in Poland. "The EuroHPC Summit Week brings together relevant European supercomputing...

Univa Powers ASIC Designs at eSilicon
From insideHPC

Univa Powers ASIC Designs at eSilicon

Today Univa announced that eSilicon has selected Univa’s Grid Engine to help manage its complex FinFET ASIC and IP designs and scale its environment, as well as...

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 9 – Interview with Beth Mynatt Part 1
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 9 – Interview with Beth Mynatt Part 1

A new episode of the Catalyzing Computing podcast is out now! In this episode Khari Douglas interviews Dr. Beth Mynatt, the Executive Director of Georgia Tech’s...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Internet, Dogs, and the ABC Conjecture

An inappropriate comment on the ABC conjecture Joseph Oesterlé and David Masser are famous for their independent discovery of the ABC conjecture. Today I want to...

Aerospace Moving Forward with Modeling and Simulation
From insideHPC

Aerospace Moving Forward with Modeling and Simulation

In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Gemma Church writes that the aerospace industry is stuck in the past – but it isn't due to a lack...

OSI Board Evolution
From Wild WebMink

OSI Board Evolution

I spent last week in New York at the annual new-inductees face-to-face Board meeting of the Open Source Initiative Board (pictured below – Christine Hall is also...

Clothes Folding Robot Closes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Clothes Folding Robot Closes

One of the ultimate examples for home chore completion was washing, drying, folding, ironing and putting away your laundry.    Well the company that had a demoIs...

AI and the Dark Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and the Dark Web

Intriguing interactions.   Again a pointer towards looking for patterns of data and activity.Artificial intelligence shines light on the dark webby Kylie Foy, Massachusetts...

ACM-W Connections–May 2019
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W Connections–May 2019

Letter from ACM-W Chair News from ACM-W Celebrations News from ACM-W Scholarships News from ACM-W Europe Welcome from the ACM-W Chair On April 12-13, ACM-W once...

Amazon Echo Adds Home Security Feature
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Echo Adds Home Security Feature

An unexpected security feature for the smart home.    No additional  hardware required.Amazon’s Echo can now detect when someone is breaking into your home in Fastcompany...

Cryptanalysis of SIMON-32/64
From Schneier on Security

Cryptanalysis of SIMON-32/64

A weird paper was posted on the Cryptology ePrint Archive (working link is via the Wayback Machine), claiming an attack against the NSA-designed cipher SIMON. You...

Request Comments on Draft: A 20-Year Community Roadmap for AI Research in the US
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Request Comments on Draft: A 20-Year Community Roadmap for AI Research in the US

CCC Chair Mark D. Hill, CCC Vice Chair Liz Bradley, and CCC Director Ann Schwartz Drobnis provided significant contributions to this post. The Computing Community...
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