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Voice Cloning with Very Short Samples
From Schneier on Security

Voice Cloning with Very Short Samples

New research demonstrates voice cloning, in multiple languages, using samples ranging from one to twelve seconds. Research paper.

Ethics – What would you do?
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Ethics – What would you do?

An ethical dilemma quiz with answers coming tomorrow.

From Computational Complexity

A nice dice problem-Part 2

In my last post (see here) I posed a dice problem, promising to give the answer in the next blog which is this blog. Here is the problem from my last blog:-----...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements
From Schneier on Security

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m speaking at the International PolCampaigns Expo (IPE24) in Cape Town, South Africa, January...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

ICTS 2024 — Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science

In case the Berkeley Simons Institute (1/30–2/2) feels warmer than where you are now Venkatesan Guruswami (University of California, Berkeley) is the chair of the...

Estimating your memory bandwidth
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Estimating your memory bandwidth

One of the limitations of a compute is the memory bandwidth. For the scope of this article, I define “memory bandwidth” as the maximal number of bytes you can bring...

Friday Squid Blogging: Giant Squid from Newfoundland in the 1800s
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Giant Squid from Newfoundland in the 1800s

Interesting article, with photographs. 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...

Google Cloud Waves Exit Fees
From insideHPC

Google Cloud Waves Exit Fees

Starting January 11, Google Cloud customers who wish to stop using Google Cloud and migrate their data to another cloud provider and/or on premises, can take advantage...

My book, Algorithms and Misinformation
From Geeking with Greg

My book, Algorithms and Misinformation

Misinformation and disinformation are the biggest problems on the internet. To solve a problem, you need to understand the problem. In Algorithms and Misinformation...

Google in $1.67B AI Chip Patent Infringement Trial
From insideHPC

Google in $1.67B AI Chip Patent Infringement Trial

Designing an AI specialty chip that gains traction is a sure way to riches. That’s why so much money – $1.67 billion – is at stake in a patent infringement lawsuit...

Open Compute Project: Inaugural Advisory Board Applications Deadline Feb. 7
From insideHPC

Open Compute Project: Inaugural Advisory Board Applications Deadline Feb. 7

Jan. 12, 2024 — The Open Compute Project announced the formation of its inaugural advisory board. “In an effort to foster diversity and inclusivity in other market...

On IoT Devices and Software Liability
From Schneier on Security

On IoT Devices and Software Liability

New law journal article: Smart Device Manufacturer Liability and Redress for Third-Party Cyberattack Victims Abstract: Smart devices are used to facilitate cyberattacks...

Starting an ACM-W Professional Chapter 
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Starting an ACM-W Professional Chapter 

By Bettina Bair On November 6, 2023, the Central Ohio ACM-W Professional Chapter was officially chartered by ACM’s Chief Operating Officer, becoming the third active...

DOE ASCR Program Announces $60M for Advanced Scientific Computing Proposals
From insideHPC

DOE ASCR Program Announces $60M for Advanced Scientific Computing Proposals

The Advanced Scientific  Computing Research (ASCR ) program in the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Office of Science has announces its interest in advanced scientific computing...

Implementing the missing sign instruction in AVX-512
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Implementing the missing sign instruction in AVX-512

Intel and AMD have expanded the x64 instruction sets over time. In particular, the SIMD (Single instruction, multiple data) instructions have become progressively...

PASQAL Partners with Mila for Generative Modeling in Quantum AI
From insideHPC

PASQAL Partners with Mila for Generative Modeling in Quantum AI

Sherbrooke, Quebec, January 11, 2024 — AI research institute Mila announ ced a partnership with neutral atom quantum computing company PASQAL to exploratore enhancing...

Ayar Labs Names New CTO, Adds Barratt, Moorthy to Board
From insideHPC

Ayar Labs Names New CTO, Adds Barratt, Moorthy to Board

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jan. 11, 2024 – Ayar Labs, a company focused on silicon photonics for chip-to-chip connectivity, today announced two additions to its Board...

The National Science Foundation and philanthropic partners announce the new ReDDDoT program
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The National Science Foundation and philanthropic partners announce the new ReDDDoT program

  On Tuesday, the NSF announced the Responsible Design, Development, & Deployment of Technologies (ReDDDot) program, which aims to ensure both ethical and legal...

GenAI in Investment Management: Alternative Data Has Gone Mainstream
From insideHPC

GenAI in Investment Management: Alternative Data Has Gone Mainstream

January 11, 2023 – Alternative data continues to strongly influence the decision-making of investment professionals across the investment management industry, according...

Quantum: Alphabet Spinoff SandboxAQ Acquires Good Chemistry
From insideHPC

Quantum: Alphabet Spinoff SandboxAQ Acquires Good Chemistry

PALO ALTO, Calif. and VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2024 — SandboxAQ today announced it has acquired Good Chemistry, a computational chemistry company that leverages AI, quantum...
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