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From Computational Complexity

Favorite Theorems: Quantum Provers

For our next favorite theorem, we look at the surprising power of provers who share entangled bits. If you can prove something to an arbitrarily computable verifier...

Other Attempts to Take Over Open Source Projects
From Schneier on Security

Other Attempts to Take Over Open Source Projects

After the XZ Utils discovery, people have been examining other open-source projects. Surprising no one, the incident is not unique: The OpenJS Foundation Cross...

Eviden Delivers 104 Pflops Nvidia-Powered EXA1-HE Supercomputer for CEA
From insideHPC

Eviden Delivers 104 Pflops Nvidia-Powered EXA1-HE Supercomputer for CEA

Paris – April 17, 2024 – CEA (The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) and Eviden, the Atos advanced computing business unit, today announce...

Opportunity to Respond to U.S. Air Force RFI on Countering Bias in AI/ML Datasets
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Opportunity to Respond to U.S. Air Force RFI on Countering Bias in AI/ML Datasets

Earlier this month The U.S. Air Force Chief Scientist’s inter-agency working group sent out a request for information (RFI) on unintended Artificial Intelligence...

eFlows4HPC Delivers European HPC Workflow Platform
From insideHPC

eFlows4HPC Delivers European HPC Workflow Platform

Barcelona, 16 April 2024 – The eFlows4HPC project announced it has delivered a workflow platform and an additional set of services facilitating the integrationeFlows4HPC...

CIQ Launches Support for Upstream Kernels in Rocky Linux
From insideHPC

CIQ Launches Support for Upstream Kernels in Rocky Linux

RENO, Nev.—April 17, 2024—CIQ today launched supported, upstream kernels for Rocky Linux via the CIQ Enterprise Linux Platform, designed for enhanced performance...

Riverlane Wins DARPA Quantum Benchmarking Program Grant
From insideHPC

Riverlane Wins DARPA Quantum Benchmarking Program Grant

April 17, 2024 — Quantum computing company Riverlane has been selected for Phase 2 of the Quantum Benchmarking program funded by the Defence Advanced Research Projects...

Using AI-Generated Legislative Amendments as a Delaying Technique
From Schneier on Security

Using AI-Generated Legislative Amendments as a Delaying Technique

Canadian legislators proposed 19,600 amendments—almost certainly AI-generated—to a bill in an attempt to delay its adoption. I wrote about many different legislative...

LBNL Leads Quantum Data Storage, Visualization Project
From insideHPC

LBNL Leads Quantum Data Storage, Visualization Project

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has announced that national lab and university researchers recently released two papers introducing new methods of data storage...

Stanford AI Index: Lax LLM Reponsibility, AI for Science Accelerates, Impact on Workers, US Leads China in Models
From insideHPC

Stanford AI Index: Lax LLM Reponsibility, AI for Science Accelerates, Impact on Workers, US Leads China in Models

The AI Index Report from Stanford's Institute for Human-Centered AI is out, it's an annual,  thoroughgoing snapshot of the state of AI begun by the HAI in 2019....

NeuReality Launches Developer Portal for NR1 AI Inference Platform 
From insideHPC

NeuReality Launches Developer Portal for NR1 AI Inference Platform 

SAN JOSE — April 16, 2024 — NeuReality, an AI infrastructure technology company, announced today the release of a software developer portal and demo for installation...

Former Intel Executive Thomas Lantzsch Joins Canatu Board
From insideHPC

Former Intel Executive Thomas Lantzsch Joins Canatu Board

VANTAA, FINLAND, April 16, 2024 — Canatu, a developer of carbon nanotubes (Canatu CNTs) and manufacturing equipment for the semiconductor and automotive industries...

Microsoft and NVIDIA Together Advance AI
From insideHPC

Microsoft and NVIDIA Together Advance AI

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] Think of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform as analogous to a general contractor who brings together the most skilled and knowledgeable...

X.com Automatically Changing Link Text but Not URLs
From Schneier on Security

X.com Automatically Changing Link Text but Not URLs

Brian Krebs reported that X (formerly known as Twitter) started automatically changing twitter.com links to x.com links. The problem is: (1) it changed any domain...

Accelsius Announces NeuCool Direct Liquid Cooling
From insideHPC

Accelsius Announces NeuCool Direct Liquid Cooling

AUSTIN, Texas – Accelsius, whose patented two-phase direct-to-chip liquid cooling systems enable high-performance computing and compute density for data centerAccelsius...

From Computational Complexity

Avi Wigderson is a counterexample to TWO stupid thoughts of G.H. Hardy

 Recently1) Avi Wigderson won the Turing Award (See blog posts by Fortnow-here, Scott-here, Lipton-Regan here, and the ACM announcement here).  The last time Ihere...

Sparse and Dense Representations
From The Noisy Channel

Sparse and Dense Representations

The heart of the AI-powered search revolution is the move from sparse bag-of-words representations to dense embedding-based representations. But reducing everything...

New Lattice Cryptanalytic Technique
From Schneier on Security

New Lattice Cryptanalytic Technique

A new paper presents a polynomial-time quantum algorithm for solving certain hard lattice problems. This could be a big deal for post-quantum cryptographic algorithms...

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 twice at RSA Conference 2024 in San Francisco. I’ll be on a panel on software liability...

Science and Technology links (April 13 2024)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (April 13 2024)

Our computer hardware exchange data using a standard called PCI Express. Your disk, your network and your GPU are limited by what PCI Express can do. Currently,...
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