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    January 2023


    From insideHPC

    Crédit Agricole Announces Quantum POC Results with Pasqal and Multiverse Computing

    Crédit Agricole Announces Quantum POC Results with Pasqal and Multiverse Computing

    Paris, 26 January 2023 – Crédit Agricole CIB and European quantum companies Pasqal and Multiverse Computing have announced results on two quantum computing proofs of concept. These two experiments, initiated in June 2021 by Cr…

    staff | January 26, 2023 at 04:00 AM

    From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

    Empowered by Support: Communities, Connections and Careers for Women in Tech

    Empowered by Support: Communities, Connections and Careers for Women in Tech

    When? February 15, 2023, 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register here Whether you are a student or an experienced engineering leader, a robust network, an opportunity for peer learning, the prospects of mentorship,…

    Bushra Anjum | January 26, 2023 at 03:20 AM

    From insideHPC

    DOE and NSF to Expand Collaboration

    DOE and NSF to Expand Collaboration

    Jan. 25, 2023 — Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will continue a longstanding collaboration on scientific and engineering research…

    staff | January 25, 2023 at 05:18 PM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    This Blog

    This Blog

     My yearly review of this Blog:   It started in 2005 at the Procter & Gamble Company it is now public. 

     To Date: 3,175, 578 posts.  Over 500 hits a day.    Who knows how much longer. 

      I use this blog for my own records and research…

    Franz Dill | January 25, 2023 at 02:00 PM

    From insideHPC

    SK hynix Announces 9.6 Gbps DRAM LPDDR5T

    SK hynix Announces 9.6 Gbps DRAM LPDDR5T

    Seoul, January 25, 2023 – SK hynix Inc. today said it has developed the world’s fastest mobile DRAM ‘LPDDR5T (Low Power Double Data Rate 5 Turbo)’ and provided sample products to customers. The new product operates at a data …

    staff | January 25, 2023 at 01:40 PM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Ranking Models: NDCG: in Towards Data Science

    Ranking Models:  NDCG:    in Towards Data Science

    Used this in practice ...  Good to see this overview for use. 

    Demystifying NDCG        in Towards Data Science by Aparna Dhinakaran   

    How to best use this important metric for monitoring ranking models

    Ranking models underpinWhile…

    Franz Dill | January 25, 2023 at 01:26 PM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Fear Can Inspire Remote Workers to Protect IT Resources

    Fear Can Inspire Remote Workers to Protect IT Resources

    Obvious?  Perhaps, but some combination with stewardship  ...

    Fear Can Inspire Remote Workers to Protect IT Resources

    Washington State University, Will Ferguson, January 11, 2023

    A study by researchers at Washington State University…

    Franz Dill | January 25, 2023 at 08:58 AM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    ChatGPT Passes MBA Exam Given by a Wharton Professor

    ChatGPT Passes MBA Exam Given by a Wharton Professor

    AI Winter Now Over for the Good and the Bad?

    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    ChatGPT Passes MBA Exam Given by a Wharton Professor

    Professor Christian Terwiesch authored the research paper "Would Chat GPT3 Get a Wharton MBA? A Prediction…

    Franz Dill | January 25, 2023 at 08:33 AM

    From Schneier on Security

    US Cyber Command Operations During the 2022 Midterm Elections

    US Cyber Command Operations During the 2022 Midterm Elections

    The head of both US Cyber Command and the NSA, Gen. Paul Nakasone, broadly discussed that first organization’s offensive cyber operations during the runup to the 2022 midterm elections. He didn’t name names, of course:

    We did…

    Bruce Schneier | January 25, 2023 at 07:00 AM

    From Putting People First

    The psychology of ownership

    The psychology of ownership

    "What’s mine is mine: unpicking the psychological reasons people like to own things" is the title of a highly recommended article by Claire Murphy of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

    Experientia | January 25, 2023 at 06:27 AM

    From Putting People First

    Behavioural insights handbook

    Behavioural insights handbook

    The objective of this guide is to provide a practical, step-by-step outline on how to run a simple BI project.

    Experientia | January 25, 2023 at 04:44 AM

    From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

    Why Study Logic?

    Before and after it is mechanized… Peter Andrews is a Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has studied logic his whole life—he is a logician. I always loved formal…

    RJLipton+KWRegan | January 25, 2023 at 02:23 AM

    From insideHPC

    DOE: $16M Funding Opportunity for Complex Systems Machine Learning

    DOE: $16M Funding Opportunity for Complex Systems Machine Learning

    Jan. 24, 2023 — The Department of Energy’s Office of Science has announced a $16 million funding opportunity for scientific machine learning for complex systems. The deadline for pre applications (required) is Wednesday, March…

    staff | January 24, 2023 at 04:26 PM

    From insideHPC

    MLOps Platform Domino Data Lab Partners with TD SYNNEX on AI Infrastructure Adoption

    MLOps Platform Domino Data Lab Partners with TD SYNNEX on AI Infrastructure Adoption

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2023 — Enterprise MLOps platform provider Domino Data Lab is partnering with TD SYNNEX, a global IT distributor and solutions aggregator. Domino’s enterprise MLOps platform is now available through TD …

    staff | January 24, 2023 at 03:56 PM

    From [email protected]

    Why Data Security Is An Issue For Business Phone Systems In 2023

    Why Data Security Is An Issue For Business Phone Systems In 2023

    A discussion of the most common phone scams, how they work, and how to protect yourself from them.

    Alex Tray | January 24, 2023 at 03:24 PM

    From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

    The CCC has Submitted its Climate Convergence Accelerator Report to the NSF

    The CCC has Submitted its Climate Convergence Accelerator Report to the NSF

    The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) has submitted a community report to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a new Convergence Accelerator track on the topic of “Building Resilience to Climate Driven Extreme Events…

    Catherine Gill | January 24, 2023 at 12:44 PM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Microsoft Invests $10 Billion in ChatGPT Maker OpenAI

    Microsoft Invests $10 Billion in ChatGPT Maker OpenAI

     Quite a vote of confidence in the value of this tech.  Note 'new categories of products'  mentioned.   In both consumer and corporate markets.   A big AI win?  If  so it took since the late 80's to congeal.  Are we ready? 

    Microsoft…

    Franz Dill | January 24, 2023 at 11:59 AM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Synthetic Populations Revisited

    Synthetic Populations Revisited

    Akin to building 'Digital Twins', but here constructing a population, say of your current or targeted customers.    We did similar things to feed simulations being tested, say as to their reaction to new products.  Led to examination…

    Franz Dill | January 24, 2023 at 11:38 AM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Research Team Detects Additive Manufacturing Defects in Real Time

    Research Team Detects Additive Manufacturing Defects in Real Time

     Another interesting area for machine learning had not considered .... 

    Research Team Detects Additive Manufacturing Defects in Real Time

    University of Virginia Engineering, January 6, 2023

    A research team led by the University…

    Franz Dill | January 24, 2023 at 09:58 AM

    From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

    The CCC has Submitted its Climate Convergence Accelerator Report to the NSF

    The CCC has Submitted its Climate Convergence Accelerator Report to the NSF

    The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) has submitted a community report to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a new Convergence Accelerator track on the topic of “Building Resilience to Climate Driven Extreme Events…

    Catherine Gill | January 24, 2023 at 09:57 AM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Picking and Stowing in a Robotic Workflow

    Picking and Stowing in a Robotic Workflow

     Most interesting piece from IEEE, here is the intro. Made me think about similar tasks we examined. 

    Stowing Is a “Beautiful Problem” That Amazon Is Solving With Robots Cramming items into warehouse pods takes clever new hardware…

    Franz Dill | January 24, 2023 at 09:21 AM

    From Schneier on Security

    Bulk Surveillance of Money Transfers

    Bulk Surveillance of Money Transfers

    Just another obscure warrantless surveillance program.

    US law enforcement can access details of money transfers without a warrant through an obscure surveillance program the Arizona attorney general’s office created in 2014.…

    Bruce Schneier | January 24, 2023 at 07:14 AM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    'Consciousness' in Robots Was Once Taboo. Now It's the Last Word

    'Consciousness' in Robots Was Once Taboo. Now It's the Last Word

    As we get closer, how scary might it get?   Regulation needed,  varying by use context.  

    'Consciousness' in Robots Was Once Taboo. Now It's the Last Word

    The New York Times

    Oliver Whang, January 6, 2023

    The concept of artificial…

    Franz Dill | January 24, 2023 at 07:13 AM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Smelling, Touching Take Center Stage in Metaverse

    Smelling, Touching Take Center Stage in Metaverse

    More than vision?  

    Smelling, Touching Take Center Stage in Metaverse

    Associated Press  Haleluya Hadero; Rio Yamat, January 8, 2023

    Metaverse technologies unveiled at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2023) included sensory…

    Franz Dill | January 24, 2023 at 04:05 AM

    From insideHPC

    OCP and JEDEC Announce Collaboration

    OCP and JEDEC Announce Collaboration

    January 24, 2023 – Today, the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP), the hyperscle nonprofit organization, and JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, developer of standards for the microelectronics industry, announce a collaboration…

    staff | January 24, 2023 at 01:00 AM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Green eats the future

    Green eats the future

     Broader look at research work being done of interest. More at the link

    Green eats the future, feeding the world  in Fraunhofer Magazine

    Without algae there would be no life on earth. Every second molecule of oxygen that we breathe…

    Franz Dill | January 24, 2023 at 01:00 AM

    From Daniel Lemire's Blog

    International domain names: where does https://meßagefactory.ca lead you?

    International domain names: where does https://meßagefactory.ca lead you?

    Originally, the domain part of a web address was all ASCII (so no accents, no emojis, no Chinese characters). This was extended a long time ago thanks to something called internationalized domain name (IDN). Today, in theory,…

    Daniel Lemire | January 23, 2023 at 06:22 PM

    From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

    Welcome to our new ACM-W Northern America Regional Chair!

    Welcome to our new ACM-W Northern America Regional Chair!

    Dr Lindsay Jamieson is our Northern America Regional Chair of ACM-W, effective January 2023. Dr Jamieson is a teaching professor at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University since 2021. Her area of research…

    Taneea Agrawaal | January 23, 2023 at 03:50 PM

    From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

    Fostering Responsible Computing Research White Paper Released

    Fostering Responsible Computing Research White Paper Released

    The National Academies (NASEM) recognized the need for computing researchers in academia, industry, and government to consider the ethical and societal impacts of their work. Thus, the NASEM Computer Science and Telecommunications…

    Haley Griffin | January 23, 2023 at 03:09 PM

    From The Eponymous Pickle

    Retail Inventory Shelf Analysis with AI

    Retail Inventory Shelf Analysis with AI

     Worked on something very similar to this in Laboratory Stores, but without AI.   Learned much in the general process

    Google Cloud Introduces Shelf Inventory Predictive Tool for Retailers

    The Wall Street Journal

    Isabelle Bousquette…

    Franz Dill | January 23, 2023 at 02:36 PM
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