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Counting the Number of 3-colorings of a graph is Sharp-P complete. This should be better known.

BILL: Lance, is #3COL #P complete? (#3COL is: Given a graph G, return the number of  different 3-colorings it has.) LANCE: Surely you know that for all naturalnatural...

On the Dangers of Crytocurrencies and Uselessness of Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Dangers of Crytocurrencies and Uselessness of Blockchain

 Bruce Schneier writes a cautional opinion piece,  I don't agree entirely regarding blockchain.   But the caution is good ... . below the intro, click for the whole...

On the Physics of Thought
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Physics of Thought

 Closer to understanding of the thinking process.ACM TECHNEWSHow the Brain Prepares to ThinkBy Texas Advanced Computing Center,  June 23, 2022The University ofThe...

Petabit Data Speed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Petabit Data Speed

 New Speed of data transmission.Researchers in Japan Set a Record for Petabit Data Transmission per Second From Interesting EngineeringAmeya Paleja, June 2, 2022...

Researchers Build An Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithm
From The Eponymous Pickle

Researchers Build An Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithm

 Not understanding it, considerable detail linked to.  ACM CAREERSResearchers Build An Unsupervised Machine Learning AlgorithmBy Marktechpost, June 21, 2022A group...

Algorithms with Prediction
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithms with Prediction

Useful thoughts, technical.   Considering the worst case. Algorithms with Predictions  By Michael Mitzenmacher, Sergei VassilvitskiiCommunications of the ACM, July...

Singapore's Robot Workforce Plugs Labor Gaps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Singapore's Robot Workforce Plugs Labor Gaps

Singapore's Robot Workforce Plugs Labor GapsReuters, Travis Teo, May 31, 2022Businesses in Singapore increasingly are resorting to robots to help address labor...

Virtual Worlds: AI Learning in New Ways
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Virtual Worlds: AI Learning in New Ways

Interesting article in Quanta Mag,   Learning is the key,   How and how accurately.  By Exploring Virtual Worlds, AI Learns in New WaysBy Quanta Magazine, JuneIn...

Women in HPC to Host ISC 2022 Re-cap Webinar July 12
From insideHPC

Women in HPC to Host ISC 2022 Re-cap Webinar July 12

June 24, 2022 — The Women in HPC organization issued the following announcement today regarding their Tuesday, July 12 (10 am Central Time) webinar (registration...

Autonomous IBM Mayflower Lands
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Autonomous IBM Mayflower Lands

AI News, Part stunt, part test of idea of autonomous ship. IBM’s AI-powered Mayflower ship crosses the Atlantic  By Ryan Daws | June 6, 2022 | TechForge MediaCategories...

Examination of Eye Biometrics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Examination of Eye Biometrics

More complex and less secure than I thought.Cybercriminals Eye BiometricsBy David GeerCommissioned by CACM Staff, June 23, 2022Biometric markers such as fingerprints...

TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D Center Completes Clean Room Construction in AIST Tsukuba Center
From insideHPC

TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D Center Completes Clean Room Construction in AIST Tsukuba Center

IBARAKI, Japan, June 24, 2022 — TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that its subsidiary, the TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D Center, has completed construction ofTSMC...

A Future for AR
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Future for AR

 Like the proposed connection to optimization ...   visualizing the value always useful. Intensity Control of Projectors in Parallel—Doorway to an Augmented Reality...

Quantum Computing for Risk Aggregation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quantum Computing for Risk Aggregation

Looking at this further, in particular the aspect of supply chain risk use. Quantum Computing for Risk Aggregation    in BusinessWireEarly results lay the foundation...

Alexa Has a New Voice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Has a New Voice

I note this got lots of press.    Why?  as devices take over some normal, recognizable features,  are they starting to pose as us?   Good or bad?Alexa Has a New...

Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?
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Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?

When? July 20th, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register Now Blockchain technology is a mysterious topic for many. Is it a network? A database? A...

Argonne to Host DeepHyper Training Session July 15
From insideHPC

Argonne to Host DeepHyper Training Session July 15

June 23, 2022 — The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility will host a virtual hands-on training session on DeepHyper (https://github.com/deephyper/deephyper), on...

Power and Pitfalls of AI for US Intelligence.
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Power and Pitfalls of AI for US Intelligence.

Generalized but reasonable piece on the challenges involved.   More links in the original. The Power and Pitfalls of AI for U.S. Intelligence     By WiredJune 23...

Filtering numbers quickly with SVE on Amazon Graviton 3 processors
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Filtering numbers quickly with SVE on Amazon Graviton 3 processors

I have had access to Amazon’s latest ARM processors (graviton 3) for a few weeks. To my knowledge, these are the first widely available processors supporting Scalable...

Amazon Advances in Autonomous Robotic Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Advances in Autonomous Robotic Systems

Thought they had already advanced here,   autonomy apparently a strong element, which brings labor needs into play. Amazon announces its first fully autonomousIt...
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