acm-header
Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Blogroll


bg-corner

MemVerge Names Jeffrey Wang VP Engineering 
From insideHPC

MemVerge Names Jeffrey Wang VP Engineering 

MILPITAS, Calif. – January 18, 2023 – Big memory software company MemVerge today announced that Jeffrey Wang has been named Vice President of Engineering. WithMemVerge...

Throwing Needles Into Haystacks
From The Noisy Channel

Throwing Needles Into Haystacks

Searching for relevant results has been compared to finding a needle in a haystack. Thankfully, most searchers have it easier than that, since haystacks don’t index...

Smart Appliances Could Stop Working After Two Years Due to Lack of Software Updates
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Appliances Could Stop Working After Two Years Due to Lack of Software Updates

Well known, but worth a caution.  Even for large companies. Smart Appliances Could Stop Working After Two Years Due to Lack of Software UpdatesBy BBC News, January...

GPT as a Corporate Lobbyist
From The Eponymous Pickle

GPT as a Corporate Lobbyist

 Considerable, interesting piece,   Now can how well can we detect this?   also covered in Schneier with much further analysis and comment:   Large Language Models...

GE Invents 'Immortal Battery'
From The Eponymous Pickle

GE Invents 'Immortal Battery'

Quite the claim ...  Something we can use!GE Research Developing the IMMORTAL Battery and Self-Healing Metals to Expand Operational Lifetime of Critical Military...

AI and Political Lobbying
From Schneier on Security

AI and Political Lobbying

Launched just weeks ago, ChatGPT is already threatening to upend how we draft everyday communications like emails, college essays and myriad other forms of writing...

Apply to Attend the Ai4 2023 Conference
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Apply to Attend the Ai4 2023 Conference

Ai4 is hosting their 2023 conference August 7-9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ai4 is an organization that aims to establish a common framework for AI development and...

Microlaser Chip Adds Dimensions to Quantum Communication
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microlaser Chip Adds Dimensions to Quantum Communication

Discovered late through an alumni connection ... Microlaser Chip Adds Dimensions to Quantum CommunicationPenn Engineering TodayDevorah Fischler,  November 21, 2022...

Microsoft Announces GA of Azure OpenAI Service, ChatGPT on Way
From insideHPC

Microsoft Announces GA of Azure OpenAI Service, ChatGPT on Way

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure OpenAI Service, the result of a partnership with OpenAI whose ChatGPT generative AI application has created...

D-Wave Announces New Customer Engagements, Cross-Platform Product Enhancements at Qubits 2023
From insideHPC

D-Wave Announces New Customer Engagements, Cross-Platform Product Enhancements at Qubits 2023

January 17, 2023 — BURNABY, British Columbia & PALO ALTO — D-Wave Quantum Inc. , a quantum computing systems, software, and services company, today announced new...

Dell Announces PowerEdge Servers with Intel 4th Gen Xeon Chips
From insideHPC

Dell Announces PowerEdge Servers with Intel 4th Gen Xeon Chips

Jan. 17, 2023 — Dell Technologies has announced 13 new rack, tower and multi-node PowerEdge servers with 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors announced last week...

Error Control Begins to Shape Quantum Archtectures
From The Eponymous Pickle

Error Control Begins to Shape Quantum Archtectures

Considerable piece.   I understood that error control was important, how this fits in is less clear.  Reliability can be seen as key.  Diving more deeply.  Error...

Planning for algae as Food
From The Eponymous Pickle

Planning for algae as Food

World Population and how to feed it  ... Green eats the futureFeeding the worldWithout algae there would be no life on earth. Every second molecule of oxygen that...

The FBI Identified a Tor User
From Schneier on Security

The FBI Identified a Tor User

No details, though: According to the complaint against him, Al-Azhari allegedly visited a dark web site that hosts “unofficial propaganda and photographs related...

Atos Win UK Quantum Simulator Contract
From insideHPC

Atos Win UK Quantum Simulator Contract

No sooner did the news break that Atos had accepted a £24 million settlement with the UK government over a major supercomputing contract award (HPE’s weather supercomputer...

From Computational Complexity

ChatGPT tried to write an obit for Martin Davis. What it got right, wrong, and what to make of it.

When Martin Davis passed away Lance emailed me what he got from using ChatGPT to do an obit. Here it is and I also note what it got wrong.----------------------...

Video  Game Developers and Cancer Researchers Team Up
From The Eponymous Pickle

Video Game Developers and Cancer Researchers Team Up

 Even seems like a natural collaboration these days.    Had been wondering how much of that is now common between game players/designers and science in general....

Google Writes about Their AI Focus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Writes about Their AI Focus

Thoughtful talks about making things smart ....Why we focus on AI (and to what end)Jan 16, 2023, James Manyika, SVP, Technology & Society,   In the Google Research...

Hacked Cellebrite and MSAB Software Released
From Schneier on Security

Hacked Cellebrite and MSAB Software Released

Cellebrite is an cyberweapons arms manufacturer that sells smartphone forensic software to governments around the world. MSAB is a Swedish company that does the...

Year 2022: Scientific progress
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Year 2022: Scientific progress

The year 2022 is over. As with every year that passes, we have made some scientific progress. I found the following achievements interesting: Diluting the blood...
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account