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New Blog Moderation Policy
From Schneier on Security

New Blog Moderation Policy

There has been a lot of toxicity in the comments section of this blog. Recently, we’re having to delete more and more comments. Not just spam and off-topic comments...

ACM Announces Awards in AI, Graph Processing, OS Software and Internet Privacy
From insideHPC

ACM Announces Awards in AI, Graph Processing, OS Software and Internet Privacy

New York, June 18, 2024 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today announced the recipients of four technical awards. They are: David Blei, ColumbiaACM...

The International Scientific Report on the Safety of Advanced AI
From Yoshua Bengio

The International Scientific Report on the Safety of Advanced AI

In November 2023, I’ve been given the responsibility to chair the International Scientific Report on the Safety of Advanced AI as part of an international… L’article...

Pasqal Delivers 100+ Qubit Quantum Processing Unit to GENCI and CEA
From insideHPC

Pasqal Delivers 100+ Qubit Quantum Processing Unit to GENCI and CEA

Paris, June 19, 2024 – A 100+ qubit quantum processing unit (QPU), acquired by GENCI (Grand Équipement National de Calcul Intensif), was delivered at TGCC, the CEA...

June 21 Call for Proposals Deadline for OCP Global Summit and Future Technologies Symposium
From insideHPC

June 21 Call for Proposals Deadline for OCP Global Summit and Future Technologies Symposium

The 2024 OCP Global Summit (and co-located Future Technologies Symposium) call for proposals opened on May 13 and will close this Friday, June 21 at 5 pm PT. Click...

From Computational Complexity

Rethinking Hueristica

I've argued that more and more we seem to live in an Optiland, a computational utopia where through recent developments in optimization and learning we can solve...

The Hacking of Culture and the Creation of Socio-Technical Debt
From Schneier on Security

The Hacking of Culture and the Creation of Socio-Technical Debt

Culture is increasingly mediated through algorithms. These algorithms have splintered the organization of culture, a result of states and tech companies vying for...

Nvidia AI Computing by HPE Portfolio Announced for Generative AI
From insideHPC

Nvidia AI Computing by HPE Portfolio Announced for Generative AI

On a day that Nvidia climbed over Microsoft as the most valuable U.S. company measured by stock valuation, Nvidia and Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced...

HPE and Danfoss Partner on Data Center Energy Consumption
From insideHPC

HPE and Danfoss Partner on Data Center Energy Consumption

Las Vegas – June 18, 2024 –  Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Danfoss today announced a collaboration to deliver HPE IT Sustainability Services – Data...

Penguin Solutions: OriginAI Expanded for AI Factory Deployments up to 16,000 GPUs
From insideHPC

Penguin Solutions: OriginAI Expanded for AI Factory Deployments up to 16,000 GPUs

Penguin Solutions today announced the expansion of its OriginAI offering to include validated, pre-defined AI architectures incorporating NVIDIA technology. ItPenguin...

Like science & tech? Maybe thinking about careers in it? Come to our FREE online Science Festival on Monday (24th June)
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Like science & tech? Maybe thinking about careers in it? Come to our FREE online Science Festival on Monday (24th June)

There's a free online science festival on Monday 24th for people interested in medical / dentistry careers but two of the talks are specifically about technology...

Rethinking Democracy for the Age of AI
From Schneier on Security

Rethinking Democracy for the Age of AI

There is a lot written about technology’s threats to democracy. Polarization. Artificial intelligence. The concentration of wealth and power. I have a more general...

Four Ways Robotics Can Alleviate Long-Term Challenges in the US
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Four Ways Robotics Can Alleviate Long-Term Challenges in the US

The 2024 Robotics Roadmap, released on April 26, states that the United States, once a frontrunner in robotics innovation, now faces a critical juncture as it lags...

HPC News Bytes 20240617: Controlling AI, Big Tech Invests in Taiwan, A Step for Specialty AI Chips, Alternative Energy for AI Data Centers, Apple Silicon
From insideHPC

HPC News Bytes 20240617: Controlling AI, Big Tech Invests in Taiwan, A Step for Specialty AI Chips, Alternative Energy for AI Data Centers, Apple Silicon

A happy summer solstice week to you! The HPC-AI ecosystem produced a raft of news and insights over the past week, here’s a rapid (7:59) review: New paper in Science...

D-Wave Introduces Hybrid Quantum Solver
From insideHPC

D-Wave Introduces Hybrid Quantum Solver

PALO ALTO, Calif. – June 17, 2024 – D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS) announced today at its Qubits 2024 user conference the launch of a new hybrid quantum solver...

Qumulo Announces Azure Native Qumulo Benchmark Results
From insideHPC

Qumulo Announces Azure Native Qumulo Benchmark Results

SEATTLE – June 17, 2024 – At-scale data management company Qumulo announced what it said is the industry’s fastest and most cost-effective cloud-native storageQumulo...

Using LLMs to Exploit Vulnerabilities
From Schneier on Security

Using LLMs to Exploit Vulnerabilities

Interesting research: “Teams of LLM Agents can Exploit Zero-Day Vulnerabilities.” Abstract: LLM agents have become increasingly sophisticated, especially in the...

From Computational Complexity

Should Prover and Verifier have been Pat and Vanna?

LANCE: I had my first Quanta Article published! I explore computation, complexity, randomness and learning and feeling the machine.BILL: Feels to me like a mashup...

Mary Ann Horton and the invention of email attachments
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Mary Ann Horton and the invention of email attachments

Edie Schlain Windsor was a senior systems programmer at IBM. There is more to life than computing though. She led the landmark US Supreme Court Case that was a...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Cartoon
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Cartoon

Squid humor. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here...
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