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CCC @ AAAS 2024: Generative AI in Science: Promises and Pitfalls Recap – Part Two
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC @ AAAS 2024: Generative AI in Science: Promises and Pitfalls Recap – Part Two

CCC supported three scientific sessions at this year’s AAAS Annual Conference, and in case you weren’t able to attend in person, we will be recapping each session...

AI and the Evolution of Social Media
From Schneier on Security

AI and the Evolution of Social Media

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. A decade ago, social media was celebrated for sparking democratic uprisings in the Arab world and beyond. Now front pages are splashed...

CCC @ AAAS 2024:  Generative AI in Science: Promises and Pitfalls Recap – Part One
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC @ AAAS 2024: Generative AI in Science: Promises and Pitfalls Recap – Part One

CCC supported three scientific sessions at this year’s AAAS Annual Conference, and in case you weren’t able to attend in person, we will be recapping each session...

Drones and the US Air Force
From Schneier on Security

Drones and the US Air Force

Fascinating analysis of the use of drones on a modern battlefield—that is, Ukraine—and the inability of the US Air Force to react to this change. The F-35A certainly...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Leprechauns Sue Over AI

For domain infringement and IP violations By GP4 after conversation Neil L. was angry. I had expected him to be bored. Dick and Kathryn were on planes last night...

HPC User Forum Updates Speaker Lineup for April 9-10 Meeting in Reston, VA
From insideHPC

HPC User Forum Updates Speaker Lineup for April 9-10 Meeting in Reston, VA

March 17, 2024 — The HPC User Forum has updated its agenda spotlighting speakers at its upcoming meeting, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 9-10, 2024, at the HyattHPC...

From Computational Complexity

Grad Student Visit Day: That was then, this is now.

(Harry Lewis helped me with this post.) March 15 was UMCP Computer Science Grad Student Visit Day. I suspect many of my readers are at schools that had their Grad...

Friday Squid Blogging: Operation Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Operation Squid

Operation Squid found 1.3 tons of cocaine hidden in frozen fish. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news thathere...

Ardian Acquires Verne Global
From insideHPC

Ardian Acquires Verne Global

London – 15 March 2024 – Private investment firm Ardian has completed the acquisition of the entire share capital of Verne (formerly Verne Global), a data center...

Former CCC Council Chair Gregory D. Hager Announced as Next NSF CISE AD
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Former CCC Council Chair Gregory D. Hager Announced as Next NSF CISE AD

We are excited and proud to pass on the news that former CCC Chair and long time Council member Gregory D. Hager was selected by the National Science Foundation...

Survey: 94% of IT Leaders Rely on Immutable Storage for Ransomware Protection
From insideHPC

Survey: 94% of IT Leaders Rely on Immutable Storage for Ransomware Protection

SAN FRANCISCO – Data storage company Scality recently announced the results of a survey of 500 IT decision-makers across France, Germany, the U.K. and the U.S.Survey...

Do something computationally funny for money
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Do something computationally funny for money

by Paul Curzon, Queen Mary University of London It is Red nose day in the UK  the day of raising money for the comic relief charity by buying and wearing red noses...

Improving C++
From Schneier on Security

Improving C++

C++ guru Herb Sutter writes about how we can improve the programming language for better security. The immediate problem “is” that it’s Too Easy By Default™ totype...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Does Pi Conspire?

With integers like 222, perhaps his site James Franklin is a mathematician and philosopher at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. He wrote an article in...

Calculating Pi for Pi Day
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Calculating Pi for Pi Day

by Paul Curzon, Queen Mary University of London Today is Pi Day (14 March: 3.14) so we should look at how on earth you compute a number like Pi (3.1.4159….). It...

Hierarchy is Hard!
From The Noisy Channel

Hierarchy is Hard!

A fundamental concept in language understanding is that of semantic hierarchy. In linguistics, a hyponym is a more specific or subordinate word, while a hypernym...

Applied Digital Wins Contract with Together AI
From insideHPC

Applied Digital Wins Contract with Together AI

DALLAS, March 14, 2024 — Applied Digital Corporation (Nasdaq: APLD), a designer, builder, and operator of digital infrastructure designed for HPC applications,Applied...

Automakers Are Sharing Driver Data with Insurers without Consent
From Schneier on Security

Automakers Are Sharing Driver Data with Insurers without Consent

Kasmir Hill has the story: Modern cars are internet-enabled, allowing access to services like navigation, roadside assistance and car apps that drivers can connect...

Survey on AI Infrastructure Spotlights GPU Challenges
From insideHPC

Survey on AI Infrastructure Spotlights GPU Challenges

 SAN FRANCISCO – March 13, 2024 – ClearML today announced new research findings from a global AI survey conducted with FuriosaAI and the AI Infrastructure Alliance...

CGG Commences Global Natural Hydrogen Screening Project
From insideHPC

CGG Commences Global Natural Hydrogen Screening Project

Paris, March 13, 2024 — Global technology and earth sciences company CGG has commenced a worldwide natural hydrogen screening project with industry support. The...
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