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ISC 2020 Student Cluster Competition: The Winner Is….
From insideHPC

ISC 2020 Student Cluster Competition: The Winner Is….

Students from China’s University of Science and Technology (USTC) won first place in this year’s annual Student Cluster Competition at the ISC 2020 Digital conference...

Is Slow Neuroinformatics Private?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Is Slow Neuroinformatics Private?

I have worked with companies which used machine learning image analysis to determine, for example, if a person was 'of age' in various locations.  To match with...

Empowering Edge Cloud in the 5G & IoT Hyper-Connected Era
From insideHPC

Empowering Edge Cloud in the 5G & IoT Hyper-Connected Era

It is well documented that the amount of data that is being produced on a daily/monthly/yearly basis is growing at astronomical rates. IDC have estimated that by...

Cryptocurrency Pump and Dump Scams
From Schneier on Security

Cryptocurrency Pump and Dump Scams

Really interesting research: "An examination of the cryptocurrency pump and dump ecosystem": Abstract: The surge of interest in cryptocurrencies has been accompanied...

Car as ‘Computing Device’: Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia Team to Build Software-defined Vehicles for 2024
From insideHPC

Car as ‘Computing Device’: Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia Team to Build Software-defined Vehicles for 2024

Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz today said they plan to create an in-vehicle computing system and AI infrastructure for 2024 Mercedes-Benz vehicles equipped with “upgradable...

IBM Research Director on Science and HPCC
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Research Director on Science and HPCC

Continued work with high performance computing by IBM.IBM's research director on how tech can push science beyond the pandemicDario Gil, who's been nominated to...

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Rich Brueckner Talks with Paul Muzio about His Hopes, Concerns for HPC and AI
From insideHPC

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Rich Brueckner Talks with Paul Muzio about His Hopes, Concerns for HPC and AI

  Industry luminary Paul Muzio, holder of prominent positions in academia and private industry over a multi-decade career in HPC, is bullish on supercomputing –...

Drones Changing Shape
From The Eponymous Pickle

Drones Changing Shape

An example of how defensive activities of Drones are also at play.Research Leads to Army Drones Changing Shape Mid-FlightU.S. ArmyJune 16, 2020Researchers at the...

Segway's Done
From The Eponymous Pickle

Segway's Done

We had a Segway very early in in our future stopping store.  It turned lots of heads in those days.  We taught incoming visitors to drive them.   Were they just...

Uber Crosses the road
From The Eponymous Pickle

Uber Crosses the road

A good example of the complexity of data mining / machine learning data.  Via O'Reilly.Inside Uber ATG’s Data Mining Operation: Identifying Real Road ScenariosSteffon...

Request for Community Feedback on BPCnet.org
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Request for Community Feedback on BPCnet.org

The following is a guest blog from the BPCnet.org Steering Committee.  To the computing community, With this particularly challenging academic year coming to an...

Arm Throwing Elbows: LRZ to Deploy Arm-based HPE Cray CS500
From insideHPC

Arm Throwing Elbows: LRZ to Deploy Arm-based HPE Cray CS500

It’s been a good week for Arm: the Fugaku supercomputer at Japan’s Riken research center was named no. 1 on the TOP500 listing of the world’s most powerful HPCArm...

Sketch to Realistic Image
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sketch to Realistic Image

Seen several attempts on this, but none that impressive. We used one to quickly map out possible process decisions.   Implications of 'fake' are always there, but...

Nation-State Espionage Campaigns against Middle East Defense Contractors
From Schneier on Security

Nation-State Espionage Campaigns against Middle East Defense Contractors

Report on espionage attacks using LinkedIn as a vector for malware, with details and screenshots. They talk about "several hints suggesting a possible link" to...

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 24 – Game-Based Learning and Photovoltaics with Erik Verlage (Part 2)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 24 – Game-Based Learning and Photovoltaics with Erik Verlage (Part 2)

A new episode of the Computing Community Consortium‘s (CCC) podcast, Catalyzing Computing, is now available. This is part 2 of Khari Douglas’ interview with Dr....

Baidu Doing Drone Forestry Inspections with AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Baidu Doing Drone Forestry Inspections with AI

Recall I worked with forestry management applications, so the need here rings true.  Note the system mentioned PaddlePaddle is open sourced.Baidu’s deep-learning...

ARM-based Fugaku Stands on Summit of New Top500
From insideHPC

ARM-based Fugaku Stands on Summit of New Top500

The new no. 1 system on the updated  ranking of the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, released this morning, is Fugaku, a machine built at...

insideHPC Special Report: Citizens Benefit from Public/Private Partnerships – Part 2
From insideHPC

insideHPC Special Report: Citizens Benefit from Public/Private Partnerships – Part 2

This special report sponsored by Dell Technologies, takes a look at how now more than ever, agencies from all levels of government are teaming with private Information...

Simple Economics of the Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simple Economics of the Blockchain

Considerable and interesting piece, well worth reading if you are considering blockchain use. And a proposition of the Blockchain's value.    Not very technical...

Identifying a Person Based on a Photo, LinkedIn and Etsy Profiles, and Other Internet Bread Crumbs
From Schneier on Security

Identifying a Person Based on a Photo, LinkedIn and Etsy Profiles, and Other Internet Bread Crumbs

Interesting story of how the police can identify someone by following the evidence chain from website to website. According to filings in Blumenthal's case, FBI...
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