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Alibaba Cloud Offers AI Cloud Services to Help Battle COVID-19 Globally
From insideHPC

Alibaba Cloud Offers AI Cloud Services to Help Battle COVID-19 Globally

Today the Alibaba Cloud announced it has offered medical personnel around the world a set of advanced cloud-based technology applications in the fight against the...

Intel Scales Neuromorphic System to 100 Million Neurons
From insideHPC

Intel Scales Neuromorphic System to 100 Million Neurons

Today Intel unveiled Pohoiki Springs, its latest and most powerful neuromorphic research system providing the computational capacity of 100 million neurons. "Pohoiki...

Remote Detection of Virus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Remote Detection of Virus

Makes sense by remotely sensing heat.  Of course temperature does not mean virus, but a first test for at a distance scanning.    Here an existing system.   Unsure...

Atipa Technologies Joins Bright Reseller Program
From insideHPC

Atipa Technologies Joins Bright Reseller Program

Today Bright Computing announced that Atipa Technologies has become the latest company to join the Bright Computing Partner Program, as an Advanced Reseller. “Through...

Detecting Odors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Detecting Odors

I often mention research in this area because we spent considerable time looking at the idea of an 'artificial nose' to effectively  test quality in products, especially...

XSEDE Supercomputers Complete Simulations Pertinent to coronavirus, DNA Replication
From insideHPC

XSEDE Supercomputers Complete Simulations Pertinent to coronavirus, DNA Replication

Fundamental research supported by XSEDE supercomputers could help lead to new strategies and better technology that combats infectious and genetic diseases. "Chemical...

Mass panic unlikely during pandemics
From Putting People First

Mass panic unlikely during pandemics

Two articles, one by Matt Simon in Wired and another by Benedict Carey in the New York Times, summarize scientific research that illustrates why mass panic is unlikely...

From Computational Complexity

What to do while stuck at home Part I

First of all both the Turing award and Abel Prize announced yesterday. As we start moving from the panic phase of the coronavirus to the boring phase, what kinds...

Work-from-Home Security Advice
From Schneier on Security

Work-from-Home Security Advice

SANS has made freely available its "Work-from-Home Awareness Kit." When I think about how COVID-19's security measures are affecting organizational networks, I...

Update on RFID Tags
From The Eponymous Pickle

Update on RFID Tags

Related updates for specific RFID applications.    See also continuous updates on this technology.Vizenex RFID, manufacturing RFID Tags:Vizinex RFID, which manufactures...

ACM Announces 2019 Turing Award Recipients
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

ACM Announces 2019 Turing Award Recipients

The following blog is from the ACM Bulletin on March 18, 2020.  ACM has named Patrick M. (Pat) Hanrahan and Edwin E. (Ed) Catmull recipients of the 2019 ACM A.M...

Torino, how are you?
From Putting People First

Torino, how are you?

How are we doing in this emergency? Collecting the answers we will not only know how we are, what has changed in our habits, and what our needs are, but we will...

Torino, come stai?
From Putting People First

Torino, come stai?

Come stiamo in questa emergenza? Raccogliendo le risposte potremo sapere non solo come stiamo noi, cos’è cambiato nelle nostre abitudini e quali sono le nostre...

Teaching From Home–Day 3
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 3

I miss my students. It’s hard talking and not seeing or hearing any reactions. Are they getting my jokes? Even polite laughter and pretending I am funny would be...

OnScale Offering Free Cloud Core-Hours to Engineers Working from Home
From insideHPC

OnScale Offering Free Cloud Core-Hours to Engineers Working from Home

Today OnScale announced that it will provide free cloud core-hours to customers to promote customer safety and mitigate any productivity loss due to office shutdowns...

Hyperion Research Looks at COVID-19’s Impact on the Global HPC Market
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research Looks at COVID-19’s Impact on the Global HPC Market

Today Hyperion Research released a statement on the impact of the coronavirus on the HPC Market. "Because the trajectory and current extent of COVID-19 are unclear...

AMD Powers Azure NVv4 Virtual Machines for HPC Workloads
From insideHPC

AMD Powers Azure NVv4 Virtual Machines for HPC Workloads

The AMD and Microsoft partnership continues to expand this week with the launch of Microsoft Azure NVv4 Virtual Machines. Powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYC  Processors...

Software-defined Microarchitecture: An Arguably Terrible Idea, But Certainly Not The Worst Idea
From insideHPC

Software-defined Microarchitecture: An Arguably Terrible Idea, But Certainly Not The Worst Idea

James Mickens from Harvard University gave this talk at HiPEAC 2020. ". In this presentation, I will describe some of the benefits that would emerge from a newSoftware...

Bring Best Digital Means to Physical Stores
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bring Best Digital Means to Physical Stores

More changes in stores, but these will also be adapted to address future emergency situations like those we are experiencing now.How can retailers bring the best...

The Insecurity of WordPress and Apache Struts
From Schneier on Security

The Insecurity of WordPress and Apache Struts

Interesting data: A study that analyzed all the vulnerability disclosures between 2010 and 2019 found that around 55% of all the security bugs that have been weaponized...
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