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Art Touch and Talk Tour Tech
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Art Touch and Talk Tour Tech

Mary Ann Horton was transitioning to female at the time that she made one of her biggest contributions to our lives with a simple computer science idea with a...

Friday Squid Blogging: 1994 Lair of Squid Game
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: 1994 Lair of Squid Game

I didn’t know: In 1994, Hewlett-Packard released a miracle machine: the HP 200LX pocket-size PC. In the depths of the device, among the MS-DOS productivity apps...

CCC Weekly Computing News: A Groundbreaking NSF Facility Project
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Weekly Computing News: A Groundbreaking NSF Facility Project

In this installment of CCC’s Weekly Computing News, we are sharing the exciting announcement of a leader-class computing facility project from The U.S. National...

SoftBank Acquires AI Chip Company Graphcore
From insideHPC

SoftBank Acquires AI Chip Company Graphcore

July 12, 2024 — Graphcore has confirmed that the Japan-based SoftBank investment firm has acquired the specialty AI chip company. Terms were not disclosed, butSoftBank...

July 28 Deadline for Office of Science Digital Twins RFI
From insideHPC

July 28 Deadline for Office of Science Digital Twins RFI

July 12, 2024 — The Digital Twins Fast-Tracking Committee of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) National Coordination Office...

Research from Vultr on AI Maturity ROI
From insideHPC

Research from Vultr on AI Maturity ROI

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.– Cloud computing platform Vultr has released an industry report, The New Battleground: Unlocking the Power of AI Maturity with Multi-Model...

Eviden and the IOTA Foundation Announce Digital Product Passport
From insideHPC

Eviden and the IOTA Foundation Announce Digital Product Passport

Paris – July 12, 2024 – Eviden today announced ,in partnership with the IOTA Foundation, the Eviden Digital Passport solution (EDPS), “powered by IOTA” technology...

The NSA Has a Long-Lost Lecture by Adm. Grace Hopper
From Schneier on Security

The NSA Has a Long-Lost Lecture by Adm. Grace Hopper

The NSA has a video recording of a 1982 lecture by Adm. Grace Hopper titled “Future Possibilities: Data, Hardware, Software, and People.” The agency is (so far)...

HPE-Nvidia 6 AI Exaflops Supercomputer to Be Installed at AIST Research Organization in Japan
From insideHPC

HPE-Nvidia 6 AI Exaflops Supercomputer to Be Installed at AIST Research Organization in Japan

Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) research organization will integrate thousands of Nvidia H200 Tensor Core GPUs into...

Apple Is Alerting iPhone Users of Spyware Attacks
From Schneier on Security

Apple Is Alerting iPhone Users of Spyware Attacks

Not a lot of details: Apple has issued a new round of threat notifications to iPhone users across 98 countries, warning them of potential mercenary spyware attacks...

Accessible Technology in the Voting Booth
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Accessible Technology in the Voting Booth

Mary Ann Horton was transitioning to female at the time that she made one of her biggest contributions to our lives with a simple computer science idea with a...

Benchmarking ARM processors: Graviton 4, Graviton 3 and Apple M2
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Benchmarking ARM processors: Graviton 4, Graviton 3 and Apple M2

The world of commodity processor is roughly divided in two: x64 chips for servers and PCs, and ARM processors for mobile devices. However, ARM chips increasingly...

July 22 Deadline for ASCR Call for Papers: Workshop on Neuromorphic Computing for Science
From insideHPC

July 22 Deadline for ASCR Call for Papers: Workshop on Neuromorphic Computing for Science

July 10, 2024 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program has announced a Monday July 22 deadline (11:59 pm ET)  for...

Exascale: SUPERLU/STRUMPACK Solvers Get Frontier Upgrade
From insideHPC

Exascale: SUPERLU/STRUMPACK Solvers Get Frontier Upgrade

“Before (the Exascale Computing Project), both packages had very little support for GPUs. We could get some benefit from running on a single GPU, but without updating...

AMD in $665M Acquisition of Silo AI
From insideHPC

AMD in $665M Acquisition of Silo AI

AMD announced it will acquire Helsinki-based Silo AI, which AMD said is the largest private AI lab in Europe, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately...

RADIUS Vulnerability
From Schneier on Security

RADIUS Vulnerability

New attack against the RADIUS authentication protocol: The Blast-RADIUS attack allows a man-in-the-middle attacker between the RADIUS client and server to forge...

From Computational Complexity

Favorite Theorems: Extracting Ramsey Graphs

June EditionTwo decades ago, I named the recently departed Luca Trevisan's paper connecting extractors to psuedorandom generators as one of my favorite theorems...

Qumulo Names Former Arista Executive Douglas Gourlay CEO
From insideHPC

Qumulo Names Former Arista Executive Douglas Gourlay CEO

SEATTLE – Jul. 9, 2024 – Data management company Qumulo today announced the appointment of Douglas Gourlay as president and chief executive officer. Gourlay will...

@HPCpodcast Industry View: Penguin Solutions on Getting AI Infrastructure Right
From insideHPC

@HPCpodcast Industry View: Penguin Solutions on Getting AI Infrastructure Right

The @HPCpodcast's “Industry View” feature takes on major issues in advanced technologies through the lens of industry leaders. In this episode, we dig into the@HPCpodcast...

NetBrain Launches NetBrain User Conference to Support Increasing Demand for Network Automation
From insideHPC

NetBrain Launches NetBrain User Conference to Support Increasing Demand for Network Automation

Boston, July 9, 2024 – NetBrain Technologies, Inc., a provider of no-code network automation and dynamic mapping solutions for hybrid cloud-connected networks,NetBrain...
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