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The Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity
From Schneier on Security

The Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity

Interesting research: "Identifying Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity Countermeasures": Abstract: Well-meaning cybersecurity risk owners will deploy countermeasures...

Quantum Superiority: How Far Away?
From insideHPC

Quantum Superiority: How Far Away?

Some technologies, it’s said, are “always 10 years away” – we hear this in reference to autonomous vehicles and quantum computing. Of course, how far away we think...

Intel, NSF Name Winners of Wireless Machine Learning Research Funding
From insideHPC

Intel, NSF Name Winners of Wireless Machine Learning Research Funding

Intel and the National Science Foundation (NSF), joint funders of the Machine Learning for Wireless Networking Systems (MLWiNS) program, today announced recipients...

ACM SIGARCH BLOG: Highlights of 2020 Security Conferences for Computer Architects
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

ACM SIGARCH BLOG: Highlights of 2020 Security Conferences for Computer Architects

While some in computing saw computing security as mostly a software issue, 2018’s Meltdown and Spectre publicized that security is a hardware issue as well. This...

Writing Code for a Paper :  A Note to Students
From My Biased Coin

Writing Code for a Paper : A Note to Students

This post both relates to some of the stuff I'll be presenting at Friday's STOC workshop on Algorithms with Predictions, but is also for future students in my classes...

Virtualitics June Newsletter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtualitics June Newsletter

I see that Virtualitics has a June Newsletter out, we helped test early beta versions.  I see you can now schedule a 30 day free immersive trial.  See my past experiences...

Amazon and Counterfeiting Crimes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon and Counterfeiting Crimes

An area we also worked in, detecting counterfeits.  But then isn't this another cooperation with law enforcement?Amazon forms Counterfeit Crimes Unit to tackleThe...

Collaboration Moves to the Cloud in a Work-from-home World
From insideHPC

Collaboration Moves to the Cloud in a Work-from-home World

In this Sponsored Post, our friends over at Altair explain how remote access and cloud collaboration tools allow companies of all sizes to discover and innovate...

Polinating by Drone and Bubbles
From The Eponymous Pickle

Polinating by Drone and Bubbles

Fascinating detail.   As a long time part time botanist, of interest. But how well can it effectively being done?  Will the use of drones interfere with natural...

New Ways to Build Assistant Voice Apps
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Ways to Build Assistant Voice Apps

Look forward to the details on this, any way you can create better intelligence is good.   Note changes in training methods.Google Assistant Upgrades Action Developer...

Analyzing IoT Security Best Practices
From Schneier on Security

Analyzing IoT Security Best Practices

New research: "Best Practices for IoT Security: What Does That Even Mean?" by Christopher Bellman and Paul C. van Oorschot: Abstract: Best practices for Internet...

Getting Pay for Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Getting Pay for Data

Another project with aim at paying users for their data.  Links to our long term data as an asset view.Andrew Yang Is Pushing Big Tech to Pay Users for DataBy The...

Never Enough Bandwidth: Optical I/O Consortium Formed to Set Interconnect Standards
From insideHPC

Never Enough Bandwidth: Optical I/O Consortium Formed to Set Interconnect Standards

More than 20 companies have joined an industry consortium to establish specifications for multi-wavelength integrated optics – the emerging interconnect technology...

COVID-19 Risks of Flying
From Schneier on Security

COVID-19 Risks of Flying

I fly a lot. Over the past five years, my average speed has been 32 miles an hour. That all changed mid-March. It's been 105 days since I've been on an airplane...

SAP and IBM Announce New Intelligence Offerings
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAP and IBM Announce New Intelligence Offerings

Next steps between SAP and IBM partnership:  Digital Transformation towards the intelligent enterprise.In Cision: PRNewswire  https://www.prnewswire.com/IBM and...

SeRC Turns to oneAPI Multi-Chip Programming Model for Accelerated Research
From insideHPC

SeRC Turns to oneAPI Multi-Chip Programming Model for Accelerated Research

At ISC 2020 Digital, the Swedish e-Science Research Center (SeRC), Stockholm, has announced plans to use Intel’s oneAPI unified programming language by researchers...

Hitchhiking Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hitchhiking Drones

And had mentioned this novel idea as well in a recent post.  Also covered in considerable detail in IEEE Spectrum.  As noted will require some considerable design...

Spot Robotic Dog Now Available
From The Eponymous Pickle

Spot Robotic Dog Now Available

It here, good piece on the rollout in IEEE Spectrum by Evan Ackerman.     Been noting some application plans here over several years.    Expensive, but if it effectively...

A Domain-Specific Supercomputer for Training Deep Neural Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Domain-Specific Supercomputer for Training Deep Neural Networks

Good explanation of the phases of using computing power for these kinds of problems.A Domain-Specific Supercomputer for Training Deep Neural NetworksBy Norman P...

Price of Personal Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Price of Personal Data

Looking for the full report mentioned here, will post when I get a reference.  Back to the our long time looked at question of what the price of private data should...
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