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Validating gigabytes of Unicode strings per second… in C#?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Validating gigabytes of Unicode strings per second… in C#?

We have been working on a fast library to validate and transcode Unicode and other formats such as base64 in C++: simdutf. We wondered: could we achieve the same...

Classiq Teams with BMW Group and Nvidia for Quantum Applicability in Electrical Systems
From insideHPC

Classiq Teams with BMW Group and Nvidia for Quantum Applicability in Electrical Systems

TEL AVIV | June 20, 2024 — Classiq today announced a collaboration with NVIDIA and the BMW Group to optimize mechatronic systems. The initiative is focused on solving...

WEKA Grows IP Portfolio to More Than 100 Patents 
From insideHPC

WEKA Grows IP Portfolio to More Than 100 Patents 

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 20, 2024 – WekaIO, the AI-native data platform company, today announced its IP portfolio has been awarded more than 100 patents by the United...

Robotics Meets Workforce Shortage
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Robotics Meets Workforce Shortage

In recent years, industries have been struggling with a significant challenge: a shortage of skilled labor. This issue spans various fields, from manufacturing...

From Computational Complexity

Luca Trevisan (1971-2024)

Complexity theorist Luca Trevisan lost his battle to cancer yesterday in Milan at the age of 52. A terrible loss for our community and our hearts go out to hisTCS4All...

Recovering Public Keys from Signatures
From Schneier on Security

Recovering Public Keys from Signatures

Interesting summary of various ways to derive the public key from digitally signed files. Normally, with a signature scheme, you have the public key and want to...

Aged 11-16? Share your views on Computing education in England.
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Aged 11-16? Share your views on Computing education in England.

Deadline tomorrow for the Young People's Advisory Group on Computer Science - have your say on how computing is taught in England.

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...
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