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Joyce Weisbecker: the first indie games developer?
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Joyce Weisbecker: the first indie games developer?

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...

Exascale: Frontier  Supercomputer Used in Molecular Dynamics Simulation of 2M Electrons
From insideHPC

Exascale: Frontier Supercomputer Used in Molecular Dynamics Simulation of 2M Electrons

The exascale- class Frontier supercomputer set a new standard for calculating the number of atoms in a molecular dynamics simulation 1,000 times greater in size...

Criminal Gang Physically Assaulting People for Their Cryptocurrency
From Schneier on Security

Criminal Gang Physically Assaulting People for Their Cryptocurrency

This is pretty horrific: …a group of men behind a violent crime spree designed to compel victims to hand over access to their cryptocurrency savings. That announcement...

U.S. in Preliminary $400M Deal with GlobalWafers to Build 300mm Silicon Wafer Fabs
From insideHPC

U.S. in Preliminary $400M Deal with GlobalWafers to Build 300mm Silicon Wafer Fabs

The U.S. Department of Commerce yesterday announced a proposed $400 million CHIPS + Science Act investment to build what the agency said would be the first domestic...

From Computational Complexity

The Story of Shor's Algorithm

The quantum factoring algorithm of Peter Shor (FOCS 1994, SIAM Review 1999) turns thirty this year. Before his algorithm, quantum computing lacked the killer app...

Crusoe to Build 200MW AI Data Center, Then Expand at 1.2 GW Lancium Clean Campus
From insideHPC

Crusoe to Build 200MW AI Data Center, Then Expand at 1.2 GW Lancium Clean Campus

SAN FRANCISCO and Abilene, TX  — July 18, 2024 — Crusoe Energy Systems LLC announced it is building a 200 MW data center at the Lancium Clean Campus outside Abilene...

CSTA Day Two
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

CSTA Day Two

Day two starts with sessions for ALL attendees. I started proctoring a session called Classroom To Career – CS Curriculum With a Purpose. This was a session presented...

Argonne Lab Unveils Upgraded Advanced Photon Source
From insideHPC

Argonne Lab Unveils Upgraded Advanced Photon Source

The Advanced Photon Source (APS) Argonne National Laboratory has emerged from a year-long shutdown ready for its second act. “Together with Argonne's new exascale...

Is Search Trying Too Hard?
From The Noisy Channel

Is Search Trying Too Hard?

Last year, the emergence of ChatGPT and its ability to generate volumes from short prompts led me to speculate about the compressibility of thought. In a related...

LightSolver Announces Management Changes
From insideHPC

LightSolver Announces Management Changes

TEL AVIV, Israel – July 16, 2024 – Laser-based computing company LightSolver today announced the appointment of Amir Oz as Chief Operations Officer and Miki Sapir...

Riverlane Partners with Atlantic Quantum on Error Correction
From insideHPC

Riverlane Partners with Atlantic Quantum on Error Correction

July 17, 2024 — Quantum error correction technology company Riverland and Atlantic Quantum, a developer of scalable, fault-tolerant quantum computers, today announced...

Cloudflare Reports that Almost 7% of All Internet Traffic Is Malicious
From Schneier on Security

Cloudflare Reports that Almost 7% of All Internet Traffic Is Malicious

6.8%, to be precise. From ZDNet: However, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks continue to be cybercriminals’ weapon of choice, making up over 37% of all...
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