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OpenMP API Specification 5.0 is Major Upgrade of OpenMP Language
From insideHPC

OpenMP API Specification 5.0 is Major Upgrade of OpenMP Language

The OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB) announced Version 5.0 of the OpenMP API Specification, a major upgrade of the OpenMP language. OpenMP 5.0 adds many new...

AMD Speeds HPC and Ai with EPYC Processors and Radeon GPUs
From insideHPC

AMD Speeds HPC and Ai with EPYC Processors and Radeon GPUs

In this video from SC18, Derek Bouius from AMD describes how the company's new EPYC processors and Radeon GPUs can speed HPC and Ai applications. "It’s been a fantastic...

Science and Technology links (December 1st 2018)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (December 1st 2018)

Autism affects about 1% of the population and four times as many males as females. In older highly educated people, drinking 2 cups of coffee a day is associated...

Delta Biometric Atlanta Terminal
From The Eponymous Pickle

Delta Biometric Atlanta Terminal

Thought this was only in China, but its here now.    A needed use for security.Here’s a look at Delta’s all-seeing, face-scanning, biometric airline terminalBy ...

E-Ink New Digital Paper
From The Eponymous Pickle

E-Ink New Digital Paper

We worked with e-ink for a time in the lab.E Ink’s new digital paper lets you draw with almost no lag in Thenextweb.Almost like the real thing.The hypotheticalJustWrite...

E-Skin Functions as Bionic Compass
From The Eponymous Pickle

E-Skin Functions as Bionic Compass

New idea, with details at the link:E-Skin Functions as a Bionic Compass in IdeaConnectionAn electronic skin able to detect motion relative to the Earth’s magnetic...

Video: Whamcloud – Lustre for HPC and Ai
From insideHPC

Video: Whamcloud – Lustre for HPC and Ai

In this video from DDN User Group at SC18, Robert Triendl describes how the company is building tomorrow's Lustre file system technology for Exascale. "Long recognized...

Jobs of the Week: Software and Hardware Architects at the University of Southern Denmark
From insideHPC

Jobs of the Week: Software and Hardware Architects at the University of Southern Denmark

The University of Southern Denmark is seeking Software and Hardware Architects in our Jobs of the Week. "The eScience Center at the University of Southern Denmark...

Amazon Opens it Internal Machine Learning to All for Free
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Opens it Internal Machine Learning to All for Free

Nice, especially with regards to how machine learning links to its own devices.  I am noting Amazon Comprehend.Amazon Opens Its Internal Machine Learning Courses...

Friday Squid Blogging: Japanese Squid-Fishing Towns in Decline
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Japanese Squid-Fishing Towns in Decline

It's a problem: But now, fluctuations in ocean temperatures, years of overfishing and lax regulatory oversight have drastically depleted populations of the translucent...

Extracting Information from Unstructured Medical Text
From The Eponymous Pickle

Extracting Information from Unstructured Medical Text

Announced at Amazon Invent this week.  This was just pointed out to me.  (Via Walter Riker)  I had heard of this being used in conjunction with assistant styleAmazon...

Click Here to Kill Everybody News
From Schneier on Security

Click Here to Kill Everybody News

My latest book is doing well. And I've been giving lots of talks and interviews about it. (I can recommend three interviews: the Cyberlaw podcast with Stewart Baker...

Smart Contracts for Supply Chains
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Contracts for Supply Chains

Still some details about exactly how.    But no doubt there will be applications using this ongoing.  Be ready for it. Smart Contracts: Has Blockchain's Killer ...

Decision Trees with Python
From The Eponymous Pickle

Decision Trees with Python

With a full conceptual implementation in Python:A breath of fresh air with Decision Trees in MediumA very versatile decision support tool, capable of fitting complex...

Three-Rotor Enigma Machine Up for Auction Today
From Schneier on Security

Three-Rotor Enigma Machine Up for Auction Today

Sotheby's is auctioning off a (working, I think) three-rotor Enigma machine today. They're expecting it to sell for about $200K. I have an Enigma, but it's without...

Development Tools are More Important Now Than Ever
From insideHPC

Development Tools are More Important Now Than Ever

In this video, Sanjiv Shah, Vice President of the Core Visual Computing Group, and General Manager of Technical, Enterprise, and Cloud Computing Software Tools...

That Bloomberg Supply-Chain-Hack Story
From Schneier on Security

That Bloomberg Supply-Chain-Hack Story

Back in October, Bloomberg reported that China has managed to install backdoors into server equipment that ended up in networks belonging to -- among others --...

Berners-Lee Solid Project
From The Eponymous Pickle

Berners-Lee Solid Project

More on Berners-Lee's SOlid Project, aimed to save the Web.  Informative.  Un-wall the gardens?  Better privacy and identity?   Too late?Tim Berners-Lee’s Solid...

NAS Quantum Computing: Progress and Prospects — Report Release Webinar
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NAS Quantum Computing: Progress and Prospects — Report Release Webinar

What are the risks and benefits of quantum computing? What technical challenges does the field face? The National Academies’ Computer Science and Telecommunications...

A Toy Car for Reinforcement Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Toy Car for Reinforcement Learning

Amazon shows come clever ways to demonstrate development for Reinforcement learning.  Toys, carefully designed and implemented can be an innovative easy to learn...
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