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Acquabots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Acquabots

Robots to be nearly everywhere. ACM TECHNEWSResearchers Pioneer Biocompatible All-Water 'Aquabots'By Asia Research News, December 22, 2022Micrometer-scale multicompartmental...

Restaurant Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Restaurant Robotics

Always having a consistent,  simplest, correct answer is best.Cheerful Chatbots Do Not Necessarily Improve Customer ServiceGeorgia Tech ResearchDecember 21, 2022...

CUDA Graphs
From The Eponymous Pickle

CUDA Graphs

Includes some useful examples below. Enabling Dynamic Control Flow in CUDA Graphs with Device Graph LaunchBy Sally Stevenson, Stephen Jones and Fred OhCUDA Graphs...

DOE Announces $17M in R&D Grants to Small Businesses
From insideHPC

DOE Announces $17M in R&D Grants to Small Businesses

Jan. 10, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced awards totaling $17 million for small businesses in 25 states. The 77 projects are in the fields...

Altair Releases Simulation 2022.2 Software Update
From insideHPC

Altair Releases Simulation 2022.2 Software Update

TROY, Mich., January 9, 2023 – Altair has announced simulation portfolio updates, collectively called Simulation 2022.2, designed to improve Altair’s cloud elasticity...

ChatGPT Tutorial
From The Eponymous Pickle

ChatGPT Tutorial

Experimenting  with an interaction with learning, Generative AI system.   Now very much in the news.   Search for GPT for much more about it in this blog.  This...

Intel Launches 4th Gen Xeon Scalable Processors, Max Series CPUs and GPUs
From insideHPC

Intel Launches 4th Gen Xeon Scalable Processors, Max Series CPUs and GPUs

Calling it a “pivotal moment” in its turnaround, Intel today made it official: the company launched its new and much-discussed 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors...

Networked Quantum Computers: IonQ Acquires Entangled Networks
From insideHPC

Networked Quantum Computers: IonQ Acquires Entangled Networks

COLLEGE PARK, Md. & TORONTO — Today, IonQ, Inc. (NYSE: IONQ), announced its acquisition of the operating assets of Entangled Networks , a Toronto-based companyNetworked...

Reminder: CCC Call for Council Member Nominations
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Reminder: CCC Call for Council Member Nominations

Thank you to everyone who has nominated a colleague or self-nominated themselves for the opportunity to be a CCC Council member. As a reminder, nominations are...

More Fast Food Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Fast Food Robotics

Have seen several food oriented robotics demonstrations lately. Why Restaurant Chains Are Investing in Robots and What It Means for WorkersCNBC, Amelia Lucas, December...

Gripping Better, Smarter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gripping Better, Smarter

 Robots Grip Better when They Grip SmarterIEEE SpectrumCharles Q. Choi, December 28, 2022A robot has been trained by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University...

Veeral Shah Named 1st Chief E-comm & Digital Officer at Nestlé USA
From The Eponymous Pickle

Veeral Shah Named 1st Chief E-comm & Digital Officer at Nestlé USA

 Came from CPG, and strong use of consumer data, so of interest. Veeral Shah Named 1st Chief E-comm & Digital Officer at Nestlé USAPersonnel Moves (of interest)...

UC Berkely Does Skypilot
From The Eponymous Pickle

UC Berkely Does Skypilot

 Interesting direction, UC Berkeley Launches SkyPilot to Help Navigate Soaring Cloud CostsBy Jaime Hampton, DatanamiRunaway cloud computing costs can stifle machine...

Kepler Planet Doomed?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kepler Planet Doomed?

Space musings based on new devices and findings.Is The first planet found by the Kepler space telescope is doomed?Every year, the planet inches closer to its star...

ChatGPT-Written Malware
From Schneier on Security

ChatGPT-Written Malware

I don’t know how much of a thing this will end up being, but we are seeing ChatGPT-written malware in the wild. …within a few weeks of ChatGPT going live, participants...

DOE: $56M for Traineeships Supporting Historically Underrepresented Groups and Institutions
From insideHPC

DOE: $56M for Traineeships Supporting Historically Underrepresented Groups and Institutions

Jan. 9, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $56 million to provide research opportunities to historically underrepresented groups and institutions...

A Detailed example of Cellphone and Camera Tracking in Idaho
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Detailed example of Cellphone and Camera Tracking in Idaho

From a comment on Bruce Schneiers post on Cellphone tracing and related technologies used by law enforcement to track suspect behavior, actual and inferred    This...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Art as Math that Meets Crochet

Gabriele Meyer is a Senior Lecturer Emerita in the Department of Mathematics, at the University of Wisconsin. She creates beautiful art by crocheting mathematical...

Atos Wins £24M Settlement over UK Met Office Weather Supercomputer Contract
From insideHPC

Atos Wins £24M Settlement over UK Met Office Weather Supercomputer Contract

The Financial Times reported today that the government of the UK has paid a £24 million settlement to Atos over an £850 million contract awarded to Microsoft for...

New Algorithm Closes Quantum Supremacy Window
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Algorithm Closes Quantum Supremacy Window

Scaling Solutions, Quantum Supremacy?New Algorithm Closes Quantum Supremacy WindowRandom circuit sampling, a popular technique for showing the power of quantumBy...
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