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Video: Accelerating Ai Outcomes with the NVIDIA DGX Reference Architecture
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Video: Accelerating Ai Outcomes with the NVIDIA DGX Reference Architecture

In this video from DDN booth at SC18, Jacques Bessoudo from NVIDIA presents: Accelerating Ai Outcomes with the NVIDIA DGX Reference Architecture. "DDN is focused...

NERSC: Sierra Snowpack Could Drop Significantly By End of Century
From insideHPC

NERSC: Sierra Snowpack Could Drop Significantly By End of Century

A future warmer world will almost certainly feature a decline in fresh water from the Sierra Nevada mountain snowpack. Now a new study by Berkeley Lab shows how...

Happy New Year 2019
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Happy New Year 2019

I’ve been thinking about this post for the last several days. My usual practice has been to start the year with a list of thinks I want to watch in CS education...

MIT Researches Detecting and Addressing AI Bias
From The Eponymous Pickle

MIT Researches Detecting and Addressing AI Bias

Good job of addressing the issues:MIT researchers show how to detect and address AI bias without loss in accuracy By  Khari JohnsonBias in AI leads to poor search...

Memory-level parallelism: Intel Skylake versus Intel Cannonlake
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Memory-level parallelism: Intel Skylake versus Intel Cannonlake

All programmers know about multicore parallelism: your CPU is made of several nearly independent processors (called cores) that can run instructions in parallel...

Video: Managing Data from the Edge to HPC with iRODS
From insideHPC

Video: Managing Data from the Edge to HPC with iRODS

In this video from DDN booth at SC18, Terrell Russell from the iRODS Consortium presents: Managing Data from the Edge to HPC. "The Integrated Rule-Oriented Data...

AI Understanding Mega-Trends?
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Understanding Mega-Trends?

Some interesting visualizations of the results.  Always interested in seeing the future more clearly.  Prediction is powerful.Inception: AI understands Mega-Trends...

Daniel Kahneman on cutting through the noise
From Putting People First

Daniel Kahneman on cutting through the noise

You might be surprised by what occupies Daniel Kahneman’s thoughts. “You seem to think that I think of bias all the time,” he tells esteemed economist Tyler Cowen...

Looking Back on CS Education in 2018
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Looking Back on CS Education in 2018

The last few years I have written start of the year posts about things I want to track in Computer Science education in the new year. Last year’s post is at Computer...

Copyrights Expire
From The Eponymous Pickle

Copyrights Expire

How important is this?   95 year ago.   What is the most iconically valuable thing from 1923 that could be repurposed, for free? Fascinating writeup.  From Motherboard...

Large Scale Tech Transformations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Large Scale Tech Transformations

Analysis of a survey of CEO's about transformations.The cornerstones of large-scale technology transformationBy Michael Bender, Nicolaus Henke, and Eric Lamarre...

Internet Pioneer Larry Roberts Obit
From The Eponymous Pickle

Internet Pioneer Larry Roberts Obit

We utilized some of his earliest work in the Darpanet.   Was impressed then by the basic simple architecture and noted even then how people quickly re-purposedNet's...

Radio Free HPC Reviews Highlights from the CHPC Conference in South Africa
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Reviews Highlights from the CHPC Conference in South Africa

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks back at the highlights of the 2018 CHPC Conference in South Africa. With over 500 attendees, the event featured a...

Video: Centralizing Storage without going off the Rails
From insideHPC

Video: Centralizing Storage without going off the Rails

In this video from the DDN booth at SC18, Laura Carriere from NCCS in Singapore presents: Centralizing Storage without going off the Rails. "The National Climate...

From Computational Complexity

Complexity Year in Review 2018

Result of the year goes to Oracle Separation of BQP and PH by Ran Raz and Avishay Tal which we wrote about in June. This work solves one of the original openQuanta...

China's APT10
From Schneier on Security

China's APT10

Wired has an excellent article on China's APT10 hacking group. Specifically, on how they hacked managed service providers in order to get to their customers' networks...

Building Trust for an AI Project
From The Eponymous Pickle

Building Trust for an AI Project

Sounds of interest, about to check this out.  But as often comes to mind, what is the risk involved?  How is it measured and addressed?The Right Amount of Trust...

Important science and technology findings in 2018
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Important science and technology findings in 2018

The Gompertz-Makeham law predicts statistically the mortality rate of human beings. The key takeaway is that it is an exponential function. Every few years, the...

HPE to Build 24 Petaflop Supercomputer with 64-Core AMD EPYC Processors for HLRS
From insideHPC

HPE to Build 24 Petaflop Supercomputer with 64-Core AMD EPYC Processors for HLRS

HPE is now under contract to build and install a new AMD-powered supercomputer at HLRS in Germany. Called "Hawk, the new computing system will be 3.5 times faster...

Video: Quo vadis HPC – Facing the Future
From insideHPC

Video: Quo vadis HPC – Facing the Future

In this talk from Computing Systems Week in Heraklion, Bastian Koller from the University of Stuttgart / HLRS asks whether HPC has come to a dead-end in Europe....
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