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Announcement from NSF/SHF: New funding opportunity Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems (PPoSS)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Announcement from NSF/SHF: New funding opportunity Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems (PPoSS)

The following is an announcement from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Software and Hardware Foundations Program Directors Nina Amla, Anindya Banerjee, and...

IBM Doubles Quantum Volume with 28 Qubit Raleigh System
From insideHPC

IBM Doubles Quantum Volume with 28 Qubit Raleigh System

All qubits are not created equal. Over at the IBM Blog, Jerry Chow and Jay Gambetta write that the company's new Raleigh 28-qubit quantum computer has achievedIBM...

New Achronix Bittware FPGA Accelerator Speeds Cloud, AI, and Machine Learning
From insideHPC

New Achronix Bittware FPGA Accelerator Speeds Cloud, AI, and Machine Learning

In October Bittware and Achronix announced a strategic collaboration with Achronix to introduce the S7t-VG6 PCIe accelerator product – a PCIe card sporting theNew...

Podcast: Software Deployment and Continuous Integration for Exascale
From insideHPC

Podcast: Software Deployment and Continuous Integration for Exascale

In this Let’s Talk Exascale podcast,  Ryan Adamson from Oak Ridge National Laboratory describes how his role at the Exascale Computing Project revolves around software...

Finding Future Buyers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finding Future Buyers

Predicting future customers.  Or categories of users.How IBM uses AI to help Harley-Davidson find future ridersHarley-Davidson also used IBM tech for its new electric...

Technologies for Energy Efficient Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Technologies for Energy Efficient Supercomputing

In this special guest feature, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World writes that it is not always clear which HPC technology provides the most energy-efficient...

Data Valuation Perspectives
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Valuation Perspectives

Have had several journeys into the valuation of data and its treatment as an asset (or liability).  Another article on the topic has come up in The Berkeley Artificial...

From Computational Complexity

Silicon Valley Ethics

Spoiler Alert: This post has details from the final episodes of the HBO television series Silicon Valley A few times I've gotten emails from people claiming they...

The Classic ID Badge Soon to Disappear?
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Classic ID Badge Soon to Disappear?

Makes sense, but will probably be pushed back on if it uses facial recognition, and also based on how the scanned information is used, beyond just identification...

How I teach database design
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How I teach database design

Most software runs on top of databases. These databases are organized logically, with a schema, that is a formal description. You have entities (your user), attributes...

Dementia Vaccine?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dementia Vaccine?

Via a loose connection I have with IdeaConnection.Novel dementia vaccine on track for human trials within two years   By Rich Haridy(But note in the comments there...

Walmart vs Amazon in India
From The Eponymous Pickle

Walmart vs Amazon in India

Some acquisitions seem to indicate new activity in India. Follow ModernRetail for more.‘The last untapped retail behemoth’: India is the next battleground for Walmart...

Bosch Face Reco Keeps Drivers Attention and Entertained
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bosch Face Reco Keeps Drivers Attention and Entertained

Clever general idea.  A demonstration for now.  How broadly might it be deployed?  Something as simple as detecting when you a start looking 'down', and providing...

WekaIO Named Major Player in File-Based Storage by IDC MarketScape
From insideHPC

WekaIO Named Major Player in File-Based Storage by IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape has recognized WekaIO as a Major Player in this sector. According to the IDC MarketScape 2019, IDC believes that file-based storage (FBS) will continue...

P&G Rolls out CES Products
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Rolls out CES Products

First time I have seen Procter do this at a major tech show.   But are not really serious about selling charmin roll delivering robots in the smart home.. TheyProcter...

Delta Partners with IBM to Explore Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

Delta Partners with IBM to Explore Quantum Computing

Today IBM and Delta Air Lines announced a multi-year collaborative effort to explore the potential capabilities of quantum computing to transform experiences for...

New SHA-1 Attack
From Schneier on Security

New SHA-1 Attack

There's a new, practical, collision attack against SHA-1: In this paper, we report the first practical implementation of this attack, and its impact on real-world...

Groq AI Chip Benchmarks Leading Performance on ResNet-50 Inference
From insideHPC

Groq AI Chip Benchmarks Leading Performance on ResNet-50 Inference

Today AI chip startup Groq announced that their new Tensor processor has achieved 21,700 inferences per second (IPS) for ResNet-50 v2 inference. Groq’s level of...

Computing Research Community Responds to HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing Research Community Responds to HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard

The following blog post is from Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Vice Chair Elizabeth Bradley (University of Colorado Boulder) and CCC Executive Council member...

AI Trends
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Trends

In O'Reilly:   A good,  non technical look at AI trends to follow this year.  8 AI trends we’re watching in 2020Roger Magoulas looks at developments in automation...
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