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Microsoft Warns about Dangers of MFA on Phones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Warns about Dangers of MFA on Phones

 This was mentioned in a recent conversation about mlti factor authentication (MFA).  Especially using your phone as a means of MFA.   Good warning.  Includes links...

Consumer Excitement for New Tech in Pandemic?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consumer Excitement for New Tech in Pandemic?

Posted earlier in the year.   Is this excitement lasting?Study Shows Consumer Excitement For Drones, Self-Driving Vehicles Has Grown Amid Pandemic   By TWICEU.S...

ACM-W North America News
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W North America News

Despite at times feeling like we are at a standstill in 2020, we are excited to see that four new ACM-W Student Chapters have formed. This recognition that needs...

Considering the Graph Database
From The Eponymous Pickle

Considering the Graph Database

A useful challenge, in general graphic databases are more indicative of what they show.    But they also introduce levels of complexity that has to be understood...

Supermicro Liquid-Cooled ‘Ruby’ HPC Cluster Deployed at LLNL for COVID-19
From insideHPC

Supermicro Liquid-Cooled ‘Ruby’ HPC Cluster Deployed at LLNL for COVID-19

San Jose, November 12, 2020 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a maker of enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology...

Arm-based ‘Ookami’ Supercomputer Installed at Stony Brook
From insideHPC

Arm-based ‘Ookami’ Supercomputer Installed at Stony Brook

The Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) at Stony Brook University has installed an HPC system employing the same processor technology as the world...

Where to Go and What to Do at Virtual SC20: These HPC Experts Have Suggestions
From insideHPC

Where to Go and What to Do at Virtual SC20: These HPC Experts Have Suggestions

As you plan for next week’s Virtual SC20, we thought it would be helpful to ask four HPC industry experts for guidance regarding the sessions, trends, news andWhere...

AI and Generative Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and Generative Design

Nice piece, an excerpt of article and at the bottom a pointer to a NASA example of its use. AI, Architecture, and Generative DesignAlgorithmic Brainstorming for...

Inrupt’s Solid Announcement
From Schneier on Security

Inrupt’s Solid Announcement

Earlier this year, I announced that I had joined Inrupt, the company commercializing Tim Berners-Lee’s Solid specification: The idea behind Solid is both simple...

Expanding on Explore-Exploit
From The Noisy Channel

Expanding on Explore-Exploit

A few years ago, I proposed a non-adversarial ad-supported model: an explore-exploit model, applicable to search engines and feeds, that aligns the interests of...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The Art of Math

Art, history, and controversy Jemma Lorenat is an assistant professor at Pitzer College in Los Angeles. She teaches and does research on the history of mathematics...

Quantum Combines Data Management and Storage in New Platform – ATFS
From insideHPC

Quantum Combines Data Management and Storage in New Platform – ATFS

Quantum Corp. (NASDAQ: QMCO) today unveiled its data and storage management platform – Quantum ATFS, the first network-attached storage platform to integrate real...

CCC Quadrennial Papers: Socio-Technical Computing
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Quadrennial Papers: Socio-Technical Computing

As part of the rollout of the 2020 Computing Research Associations (CRA) Quadrennial Papers, the Computing Community Consortium) is pleased to publish the third...

NHS Signs Up for Tim Berners-Lee Pilot to Reinvent Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

NHS Signs Up for Tim Berners-Lee Pilot to Reinvent Web

 Becoming necessary, if only for security,  But the design needs to be carefully done to ensure freedom of speech.NHS Signs Up for Tim Berners-Lee Pilot to Reinvent...

Volcanic Eruption Detection
From The Eponymous Pickle

Volcanic Eruption Detection

 I like the interaction between drones, sensors, AI and predictive analytics,  so although this example is fairly esoteric, there are probably things to learn from...

New Dash Replenishment Shelf
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Dash Replenishment Shelf

 Alas the Amazon DASH replenishment Button, which we tested for a few years in stores and at homes  is gone. We were much into 'ease-of' and automatic replenishment...

Friday Squid Blogging: Diplomoceras Maximum
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Diplomoceras Maximum

Diplomoceras maximum is an ancient squid-like creature. It lived about 68 million years ago, looked kind of like a giant paperclip, and may have had a lifespanhere...

From Computational Complexity

Recovery

Lance: Perhaps we should do a post-election vidcast--what does it mean for complexity!Bill: Not sure if you are serious- but I doubt a Biden presidency will either...

Alexa Guesses Intent, Latent Goals
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Guesses Intent, Latent Goals

 Quite interesting,   but this depends on the results.  Admirable idea.   Based on what I read it seems this will at least somewhat depend on suggesting existing...

Dr. Peter Braam Joins ThinkParQ as CTO
From insideHPC

Dr. Peter Braam Joins ThinkParQ as CTO

Kaiserslautern Germany, November 12th, 2020 – ThinkParQ, the company behind the parallel file system BeeGFS, announced today the appointment of industry pioneer...
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