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Surveillance through Push Notifications
From Schneier on Security

Surveillance through Push Notifications

The Washington Post is reporting on the FBI’s increasing use of push notification data—”push tokens”—to identify people. The police can request this data from companies...

Exascale: E4S Software Deployments Boost Iindustry Acceptance of Accelerators
From insideHPC

Exascale: E4S Software Deployments Boost Iindustry Acceptance of Accelerators

Last November at SC23, industry leaders reflected on successful deployments of the Exascale Computing Project’s Extreme-Scale Scientific Software Stack (E4S). They...

LiquidStack Opens Manufacturing Facility and Global HQ in Texas
From insideHPC

LiquidStack Opens Manufacturing Facility and Global HQ in Texas

CARROLLTON, TX–March 5, 2024– Data center liquid cooling company LiquidStack today announced its new U.S. manufacturing site and headquarters in Carrollton, Texas...

The Insecurity of Video Doorbells
From Schneier on Security

The Insecurity of Video Doorbells

Consumer Reports has analyzed a bunch of popular Internet-connected video doorbells. Their security is terrible. First, these doorbells expose your home IP address...

AMD Hires Former Oak Ridge Director Thomas Zacharia
From insideHPC

AMD Hires Former Oak Ridge Director Thomas Zacharia

AMD today announced that Thomas Zacharia, former director of Oak Ridge National Laborary, has joined AMD as senior vice president of strategic technology partnerships...

Women in HPC Launches Call for Submissions for 2nd Annual ISC Solution Forum Takeover
From insideHPC

Women in HPC Launches Call for Submissions for 2nd Annual ISC Solution Forum Takeover

Now in its second year, Women in HPC will partner with ISC 2024 to present a diverse and inclusive event on the exhibition floor coinciding with the May 13th Exhibitor...

Groq Acquires Definitive Intelligence to Launch GroqCloud
From insideHPC

Groq Acquires Definitive Intelligence to Launch GroqCloud

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 1, 2024 — AI technology company Groq has acquired Definitive Intelligence to launch GroqCloud, “a new developer playground with fully...

Research Visioning for Positive Impact of Automated Systems
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Research Visioning for Positive Impact of Automated Systems

As automated systems become increasingly integrated into society, so do the number of people they impact. This means creators of these systems need to exercise...

LLM Prompt Injection Worm
From Schneier on Security

LLM Prompt Injection Worm

Researchers have demonstrated a worm that spreads through prompt injection. Details: In one instance, the researchers, acting as attackers, wrote an email including...

The Social Machine of Maths
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

The Social Machine of Maths

by Ursula Martin, University of Oxfordand Paul Curzon, Queen Mary University of London In school we learn about the maths that others have invented: results that...

From Computational Complexity

The letter to recommend John Nash was ``The Best Recomendation Letter Ever''- I do not think so.

There is an article about the letter Richard Duffin wrote for John Nash that helped John Nash get into Princeton: here. The title of the article is The Best Recommendation...

Friday Squid Blogging: New Extinct Species of Vampire Squid Discovered
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: New Extinct Species of Vampire Squid Discovered

Paleontologists have discovered a 183-million-year-old species of vampire squid. Prior research suggests that the vampyromorph lived in the shallows off an island...

NERSC Call for Proposals: Generative AI for Science, April 1 Deadline
From insideHPC

NERSC Call for Proposals: Generative AI for Science, April 1 Deadline

NERSC is inviting proposals for projects that will leverage NERSC’s Perlmutter supercomputer to push the state of the art in Generative AI (GenAI) and deep learning...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Dominic Welsh, 1938–2023

My doctoral thesis advisor Geoffrey Grimmett source Dominic Welsh passed away last November 30th. He was my doctoral advisor 1981–86 at Merton College, Oxford University...

AI Robotics Startup Attracting $675M from Nvidia, OpenAI, Microsoft, Bezos
From insideHPC

AI Robotics Startup Attracting $675M from Nvidia, OpenAI, Microsoft, Bezos

Start up robotics company Figure, founded in 2022 and based in Sunnyvale, CA, is in the process of attracting $675 million in venture funding from the likes ofAI...

Registration for RMACC HPC Symposium Opens March 5 
From insideHPC

Registration for RMACC HPC Symposium Opens March 5 

BOULDER, CO – Registration opens March 5th for the 14th annual Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium, setRegistration...

NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0
From Schneier on Security

NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0

NIST has released version 2.0 of the Cybersecurity Framework: The CSF 2.0, which supports implementation of the National Cybersecurity Strategy, has an expanded...

IT Survey: Multiple Hurdles for AI Implementation but Funding Is There
From insideHPC

IT Survey: Multiple Hurdles for AI Implementation but Funding Is There

Implementation of AI has its own challenges, and according to a new survey, proving the value of AI solutions to businesses might be the biggest one. AccordingIT...

Synopsys Says it Has First 1.6T Ethernet IP Solution for AI and Hyperscale Chips
From insideHPC

Synopsys Says it Has First 1.6T Ethernet IP Solution for AI and Hyperscale Chips

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 29, 2023 – Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today delivered what it said is a dramatic increase in bandwidth and throughput for data-intensive...

Green Mountain Data Centers to Host HPE AI and HPC in Norway
From insideHPC

Green Mountain Data Centers to Host HPE AI and HPC in Norway

Norwegian data center company Green Mountain announced it is working with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to host high-demand artificial intelligence (AI) andGreen...
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