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Huawei Unveils “Industry’s Highest-Performance ARM-based CPU”
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Huawei Unveils “Industry’s Highest-Performance ARM-based CPU”

Today, Huawei announced "the industry's highest-performance ARM-based CPU." Called Kunpeng 920, the new CPU is designed to boost the development of computing in...

Michael Feldman Joins The Next Platform as Senior Editor
From insideHPC

Michael Feldman Joins The Next Platform as Senior Editor

Veteran HPC journalist Michael Feldman has departed TOP500.org to join The Next Platform as Senior Editor. Led by co-founders Nicole Hemsoth and Timothy Prickett...

Kroger, Microsoft Create Futuristic Stores
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger, Microsoft Create Futuristic Stores

Making Shelves, store and consumer fulfillment smarter.Kroger, Microsoft Create Futuristic Grocery Store. Amazon, Take NoteThe supermarket chain and technologyBy...

Video: Deploying Marvell’s ThunderX2 at Scale in HPC Market
From insideHPC

Video: Deploying Marvell’s ThunderX2 at Scale in HPC Market

In this video from DDN booth at SC18, Larry Wikelius from Marvell presents: Deploying Marvell's ThunderX2 at Scale in HPC Market. "The ThunderX2 product familyVideo...

New Attack Against Electrum Bitcoin Wallets
From Schneier on Security

New Attack Against Electrum Bitcoin Wallets

This is clever: How the attack works: Attacker added tens of malicious servers to the Electrum wallet network. Users of legitimate Electrum wallets initiate a Bitcoin...

From Computational Complexity

When is a kilogram not a kilogram?

A long long time ago the standards for meter's, kilograms, etc was an actual physical object. Those days are long gone of course. For example, the meter is defined...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Predictions For 2019

The problem of predicting ‘when’ not just ‘what’ Cropped from Toronto Star source Isaac Asimov was a prolific writer of science fiction and nonfiction. Thirty-five...

Amoeba Solves the TSP
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amoeba Solves the TSP

A classic, iconic problem, often mentioned in analytics texts.   Often use as a classic optimization problem that gets very hard, very fast for digital computers...

Downloading the Wikipedia
From The Eponymous Pickle

Downloading the Wikipedia

Since I am always connected, and have been technical since you had to solder things together,  I was unaware you could do this.   The further question is why would...

Call for Papers: International Workshop on Performance Portable Programming models for Manycore or Accelerators
From insideHPC

Call for Papers: International Workshop on Performance Portable Programming models for Manycore or Accelerators

The 4th International Workshop on Performance Portable Programming models for Manycore or Accelerators (P^3MA) has issued their Call for Papers. This workshop will...

Video: Reimagining the Datacenter Memory and Storage Hierarchy
From insideHPC

Video: Reimagining the Datacenter Memory and Storage Hierarchy

In this video from DDN booth at SC18, Andrey Kudryavtsev from Intel presents: Reimagining the Data Centre Memory and Storage Hierarchy. "Intel Optane DC persistent...

Neutrogena scans Faces,  Builds Masks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neutrogena scans Faces, Builds Masks

Clever idea,  using smartphone as a sensor, other applications?Neutrogena app 3D scans your face to create perfect-fit sheet masksBecause there's no one-size-fits...

Use of Weather App Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Use of Weather App Data

On the alleged gathering of data and how it is used.  Leads to further consideration about how the data is used now and in the future.   Future intent of data use...

Connecting Smart Glasses to an Assistant
From The Eponymous Pickle

Connecting Smart Glasses to an Assistant

Now we have smart glasses (soon) connecting to an Assistant. To be shown at this weeks CES.   As the review suggests,  most likely interesting for narrow applications...

Science and Technology links (January 5th, 2019)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (January 5th, 2019)

There are nearly 70,000 centenarians in Japan. China’s population fell by 2.5 million in 2018. Obesity is associated with increased senescent cell burden and neuropsychiatric...

Etherium Announces Open Plan to Cut Energy Use
From The Eponymous Pickle

Etherium Announces Open Plan to Cut Energy Use

How fundamental will this change be?  Mining to move beyond proof by work?Ethereum Plans to Cut Its Absurd Energy Consumption by 99% IEEE Spectrum      By Peter...

Video: Flying through the Universe with Supercomputing Power
From insideHPC

Video: Flying through the Universe with Supercomputing Power

In this video from SC18, Mike Bernhardt from the Exascale Computing Project talked with Salman Habib of Argonne National Laboratory about cosmological computerVideo...

Job of the Week: Performance Engineer at Oak Ridge National Lab
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Performance Engineer at Oak Ridge National Lab

Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee is seeking a Performance Engineer in our Job of the Week. "We are seeking to build a team of Performance Engineers who willJob...

Customer Experience Metrics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Customer Experience Metrics

Useful survey, you see them all, and often not well applied, just used for historical or cost/availability reasons.  You get what you measure.Does it matter which...

Finding all the Trees in the World
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finding all the Trees in the World

Akin to my previously mentioned Agriculture Deep Lens problem.   No Deeplens appears to have been tried here.   In Flowing data:Finding all of the trees in theDescartes...
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