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Tiny Book of Simple Cryptography
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Tiny Book of Simple Cryptography

I've been playing with simple cryptography. Mostly stuff that was solid before computers. Just for fun mostly but some of it may make for interesting projects for...

INCITE Awards HPC Time to 51 Research Projects on ORNL, Argonne Supercomputers
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INCITE Awards HPC Time to 51 Research Projects on ORNL, Argonne Supercomputers

  The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced allocations of supercomputer access to 51 high-impact computational science projects for 2021...

At SC20: DDN Installs 30 SFA18K Series HPC Storage Hardware  for Fugaku
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At SC20: DDN Installs 30 SFA18K Series HPC Storage Hardware for Fugaku

DDN, the AI and data management software and hardware specialist, today announced its SFA18K Series has been adopted as the second-tier storage system for the supercomputer...

Introducing the Amazon Care Hub
From The Eponymous Pickle

Introducing the Amazon Care Hub

Brought to my attention, a system that works with existing Amazon devices. Part of the Alexa App. No additional cost.  Which lets you follow the activities of people...

At SC20: Fugaku Extends HPC Top500 Lead, Benchmarks 2 ExaFLOPS on HPC-AI; Summit, Sierra Nos. 2 and 3; China at Nos. 4 and 6
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At SC20: Fugaku Extends HPC Top500 Lead, Benchmarks 2 ExaFLOPS on HPC-AI; Summit, Sierra Nos. 2 and 3; China at Nos. 4 and 6

The Arm-based Fugaku supercomputer, residing at the Riken Center for Computational Science in Japan, solidified the lead it seized in June atop the Top500 listAt...

Seoul Goes Drone for Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Seoul Goes Drone for Delivery

Looks to be a long step forward. with advances getting more autonomous. Drone Taxis, Bags of Rice Take Flight in Downtown SeoulBloomberg    By Youkyung LeeAn autonomous...

Researchers unveil massive analysis of online hate & counter-speech
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Researchers unveil massive analysis of online hate & counter-speech

The following was adapted from this Santa Fe blog post.  At a recent presentation at the Science Writers 2020 conference, Joshua Garland and Mirta Galesic of the...

Origami Inspired Grip
From The Eponymous Pickle

Origami Inspired Grip

 Enjoy the inspiration of origami in design and modeling interaction. An origami-inspired robotic fingertip with shape-morphing capabilities   by Ingrid Fadelli...

At SC20: Penguin Computing Unveils HPC, AI & Analytics, Cloud and Data Solutions
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At SC20: Penguin Computing Unveils HPC, AI & Analytics, Cloud and Data Solutions

Penguin Computing today announces a series of solutions and four technology practices designed to help organizations modernize their enterprises with emerging technologies...

At SC20: Bright Computing Launches HPC Cluster Manager 9.1
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At SC20: Bright Computing Launches HPC Cluster Manager 9.1

Today, Bright Computing, a specialist in Linux cluster automation and management software for HPC and machine learning, announced the latest version of Bright Cluster...

Power Apps for Teams
From The Eponymous Pickle

Power Apps for Teams

Like to see this direction, not only as a means to interact, share data and improve collaboration, but Apps that will address particular inefficiencies that already...

HPC Computational Research at New England Colleges on Display at SC20 
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HPC Computational Research at New England Colleges on Display at SC20 

Holyoke, MA, Nov. 16, 2020 – Computational research at New England colleges and universities will be on display during SC20, the largest conference in high performance...

Garage Drop Off Examined Again
From The Eponymous Pickle

Garage Drop Off Examined Again

 Another area we experimented with in the innovation center, and even talked to Amazon about.  Thought it had been discarded, but its back.  With discussion atAre...

Is Blockchain e-Voting a Solution to Elections?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Is Blockchain e-Voting a Solution to Elections?

 Blockchain Voting.    In Coindesk. New MIT Paper Roundly Rejects Blockchain Voting as Solution to Election Woes  By Benjamin PowersAs media outlets waited to announce...

On Blockchain Voting
From Schneier on Security

On Blockchain Voting

Blockchain voting is a spectacularly dumb idea for a whole bunch of reasons. I have generally quoted Matt Blaze: Why is blockchain voting a dumb idea? Glad you...

GMail Morphs Again
From The Eponymous Pickle

GMail Morphs Again

Been a user of GMail since our megacompany included it as an option in the very beginning.  It has continued to morph in ways that were often disturbing and less...

AMD Says New GPU Surpasses 10TFLOPS for HPC Acceleration
From insideHPC

AMD Says New GPU Surpasses 10TFLOPS for HPC Acceleration

AMD today announced the new Instinct MI100 accelerator, which the company said is the first x86 server GPU to surpass 10 teraflops (FP64) performance. Built onAMD...

At Virtual SC20: Fraunhofer’s Dr. Daniel Grünewald Talks GaspiLS, a Scalable Linear Solver Library for the Exascale Age
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At Virtual SC20: Fraunhofer’s Dr. Daniel Grünewald Talks GaspiLS, a Scalable Linear Solver Library for the Exascale Age

At Virtual SC20, Dr. Daniel Grünewald of the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany updated us on GaspiLS, a scalable linear solver library that the institute says isAt...

At Virtual SC: HPE CTO Michael Woodacre Talks Progress toward Exascale and How HPC & AI Work in Tandem to Fight Disease
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At Virtual SC: HPE CTO Michael Woodacre Talks Progress toward Exascale and How HPC & AI Work in Tandem to Fight Disease

At Virtual SC20, we caught up with HPE’s Michael Woodacre, HPE Fellow and chief technology officer of HPC & Mission Critical Systems, who updated us on the company...

At Virtual SC20: Bright Computing Talks the ‘New Era of HPC,’ Bright Cluster Manager 9.1 and Cluster-as-a-Service
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At Virtual SC20: Bright Computing Talks the ‘New Era of HPC,’ Bright Cluster Manager 9.1 and Cluster-as-a-Service

We caught up at Virtual SC20 with two of Bright Computing’s senior execs, CEO Bill Wagner and CTO Martijn de Vries. Bright is a maker of software for deployingAt...
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