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Andy Ellis on Risk Assessment
From Schneier on Security

Andy Ellis on Risk Assessment

Andy Ellis, the CSO of Akamai, gave a great talk about the psychology of risk at the Business of Software conference this year. I've written about this before....

Microsoft Will Read Text from Office Apps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Will Read Text from Office Apps

Like to see this direction for mobile interaction, starting to use voice as part of a mobile and voice experience for much used 365 office apps.Microsoft's redesigned...

Kroger Dark Kitchens
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger Dark Kitchens

Been following Kroger for some time on their establishment of restaurants in stores, and  partially  prepared foods and 'food kits' and preparation methods.Will...

Alexa Commands for Privacy/Transparency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Commands for Privacy/Transparency

Further look at privacy, by asking what has been heard.Amazon makes Alexa more transparent with ‘Tell me what you heard’ feature   By Allison Matyus in Digitaltrends...

Great Innovative Idea: Datasets First! A Bottom-up Data Linking Paradigm
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea: Datasets First! A Bottom-up Data Linking Paradigm

The following great innovative idea is from Konstantin Todorov from the University of Montpellier and a researcher at the LIRMM laboratory within the FADO group...

Amazon Sampling Plan Ends
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Sampling Plan Ends

An idea I though was a good one.  If it gathered the right data and understood how to use that data.  Sounds like Amazon could have made this work.Amazon decides...

Microway Showcases HPC & AI Solutions at SC19
From insideHPC

Microway Showcases HPC & AI Solutions at SC19

In this video from SC19, Eliot Eshelman from Microway describes the company's innovative solutions for HPC & AI. As Deep Learning enters the mainstream, NVIDIAMicroway...

2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Demonstrate Amazing HPC Performance
From insideHPC

2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Demonstrate Amazing HPC Performance

In this guest article, our friends at Intel discuss how benchmarks show key workloads average 31% better on Intel Xeon Platinum 9282 than AMD EYPC “Rome” 7742.2nd...

Sawtooth Supercomputer from HPE Comes to Idaho National Lab
From insideHPC

Sawtooth Supercomputer from HPE Comes to Idaho National Lab

A powerful new supercomputer arrived this week at Idaho National Laboratory’s Collaborative Computing Center. The machine has the power to run complex modelingSawtooth...

Verne Global Offers Sustainable HPC in the Cloud
From insideHPC

Verne Global Offers Sustainable HPC in the Cloud

In this video from SC19, Tate Cantrell from Verne Global describes how the company delivers sustainable HPC in the Cloud. "Verne Global delivers true high performance...

Fujitsu A64FX Arm Processors come to Cray CS Supercomputers
From insideHPC

Fujitsu A64FX Arm Processors come to Cray CS Supercomputers

In this video from SC19, Takeshi Horie from Fujitsu and Steve Scott from Cray describe how the powerful Arm-based A64fx Arm Processor will power the next generation...

Bosch SoundSee Sensor Predicts Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bosch SoundSee Sensor Predicts Future

Another example of the linking of sensors to predictive decision making.Bosch SoundSee combines deep learning with mobile microphone arrays to identify problems...

Election Machine Insecurity Story
From Schneier on Security

Election Machine Insecurity Story

Interesting story of a flawed computer voting machine and a paper ballot available for recount. All ended well, but only because of that paper backup. Vote totals...

[NEW TALK] Automated Testing for Terraform, Docker, Packer, Kubernetes, and More
From Writing

[NEW TALK] Automated Testing for Terraform, Docker, Packer, Kubernetes, and More

I’m happy to share with you the video and slides from my QCon talk on how to test infrastructure code! This talk is a step-by-step, live-coding class on how to...

Instructions per cycle: AMD Zen 2 versus Intel
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Instructions per cycle: AMD Zen 2 versus Intel

The performance of a processor is determined by several factors. For example, processors with a higher frequency tend to do more work per unit of time. PhysicsContinue...

AI to Hit the Wall?
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI to Hit the Wall?

Depends on your expectations.  If you want 'General, Human AI  (AGI)' you could expect some long delays,  but there will be advances along the way.   We waitedFacebook's...

Qualcomm Builds a Better Fingerprint Reader
From The Eponymous Pickle

Qualcomm Builds a Better Fingerprint Reader

Interesting out of Qualcomm.   The size is noted,  need to see it downsized.Qualcomm builds a bigger, better in-screen fingerprint readerNever miss your fingerprint...

GigaIO and 2CRSi to Develop Integrated Rack Using FabreX PCIe Fabric
From insideHPC

GigaIO and 2CRSi to Develop Integrated Rack Using FabreX PCIe Fabric

Today GigaIO announced a partnership with 2CRSi to develop advanced server solutions for today’s data intensive environments. 2CRSi, a leading producer of high-performance...

Inspur Showcases HPC & AI Solutions at SC19
From insideHPC

Inspur Showcases HPC & AI Solutions at SC19

In this video from SC19, Vangel Bojaxhi from Inspur describes the company's innovative solutions for HPC & AI. At the show, the company featured a broad array of...

Moving HPC to the Cloud with Easy8 and Bright Cluster Manager
From insideHPC

Moving HPC to the Cloud with Easy8 and Bright Cluster Manager

In this video from SC19, Bill Wagner from Bright Computing announces the latest release of Bright Cluster Manager software for HPC, OpenStack, and Data Science....
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