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Samsung Collaborates with Arm on Cortex-X CPU
From insideHPC

Samsung Collaborates with Arm on Cortex-X CPU

SAN JOSE, Feb 20, 2024 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced a collaboration to deliver Arm Cortex-X CPU developed on Samsung Foundry’s Gate-All-Around...

Microsoft Is Spying on Users of Its AI Tools
From Schneier on Security

Microsoft Is Spying on Users of Its AI Tools

Microsoft announced that it caught Chinese, Russian, and Iranian hackers using its AI tools—presumably coding tools—to improve their hacking abilities. From their...

Accelerated HPC for Energy Efficiency with AWS and NVIDIA
From insideHPC

Accelerated HPC for Energy Efficiency with AWS and NVIDIA

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] Many industries are starting to run HPC in the cloud. Find out how GPU-accelerated compute, from AWS and NVIDIA, is helping organizations...

Measuring energy usage: regular code vs. SIMD code
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Measuring energy usage: regular code vs. SIMD code

Modern processor have fancy instructions that can do many operations at one using wide registers: SIMD instructions. Intel and AMD have 512-bit registers and associated...

EU Court of Human Rights Rejects Encryption Backdoors
From Schneier on Security

EU Court of Human Rights Rejects Encryption Backdoors

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that breaking end-to-end encryption by adding backdoors violates human rights: Seemingly most critically, the [Russian]...

Designing robots that care (plus links to related careers)
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Designing robots that care (plus links to related careers)

An article from Nicola Plant about ways of making social robots more sociable which links to a related EPSRC project about a tablet-based AI tool for people with...

From Computational Complexity

ChatGPT thinks Graph Isomorphism has real applications. Is it right?

Lance did a post on Babai's result on Graph Isomorphism (see here). I then did a post asking if Graph Isomorphism has real applications (see here).  Lance proofread...

Pawsey Adds NVIDIA CUDA Quantum Platform for R&D Simulations
From insideHPC

Pawsey Adds NVIDIA CUDA Quantum Platform for R&D Simulations

SYDNEY—SCA2024—Feb. 19, 2024—NVIDIA today announced that Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre will add the NVIDIA CUDA Quantum platform accelerated...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

New Methods Solve Old Problems

Really old ones, in this case Ben Cohen writes the “Science of Success” column for The Wall Street Journal. It is about what makes people, teams and ideas work...

Friday Squid Blogging: Vegan Squid-Ink Pasta
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Vegan Squid-Ink Pasta

It uses black beans for color and seaweed for flavor. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered...

AI Governance Proposal: Control AI by Controlling Compute
From insideHPC

AI Governance Proposal: Control AI by Controlling Compute

To control compute – to squeeze or open the spigot of processing power – is to control AI. In doing so, AI can be steered toward beneficial results while avoiding...

VIAVI Xgig Exerciser Approved for CXL 1.1 Compliance Testing
From insideHPC

VIAVI Xgig Exerciser Approved for CXL 1.1 Compliance Testing

Chandler, Ariz., February 15, 2024 – VIAVI Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV), a provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions, today announced...

NSF to Hold Feb. 21 Webinar on National AI Research Resource
From insideHPC

NSF to Hold Feb. 21 Webinar on National AI Research Resource

Feb. 15, 2024 – The National Science Foundation will hold a webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 3-4 pm ET for researchers and educators to learn about the National...

Lenovo and Anaconda Partner to Accelerate AI Development
From insideHPC

Lenovo and Anaconda Partner to Accelerate AI Development

February 15, 2024 – Today, Lenovo announced a partnership with Anaconda Inc., a provider of source code for artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science...

Lambda Raises $320M to Build NVIDIA GPU Cloud for AI
From insideHPC

Lambda Raises $320M to Build NVIDIA GPU Cloud for AI

SAN JOSE, Feb. 15, 2024 — Lambda, the GPU cloud company powered by NVIDIA GPUs, today announced it has raised a $320 million Series C led by Thomas Tull’s US Innovative...

From Computational Complexity

Focusing on the Outcomes

An academic field often organizes itself pulling ideas from its own field. For example, students on the economics faculty job search can signal at most two schools...

NVIDIA Reveals Eos Supercomputer: 4,600 H100 GPUs for 18 AI Exaflops
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Reveals Eos Supercomputer: 4,600 H100 GPUs for 18 AI Exaflops

NVIDIA Thursday released a video that offers the first public look at Eos (pictured here), a monster 18.4 exaflops FP8 AI supercomputer powered by 576 DGX H100NVIDIA...

On the Insecurity of Software Bloat
From Schneier on Security

On the Insecurity of Software Bloat

Good essay on software bloat and the insecurities it causes. The world ships too much code, most of it by third parties, sometimes unintended, most of it uninspected...

Call for Participation: Envisioning Computer Science Futures and Frontiers
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Call for Participation: Envisioning Computer Science Futures and Frontiers

The Computing Community Consortium’s (CCC) Grand Challenges task force is engaging in a new visioning activity to identify the next grand challenges that will shape...
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