In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team shares the things we’re looking forward to in 2017.
- Shahin is looking forward to the iPhone 8. Henry and Dan will stick with Android. Shahin is also actively watching for much needed advancements in IoT security.
- Henry is looking forward to storage innovations and camera technologies in the fight against crime. He also heralds the return of specialized processing devices for specific application worksloads.
- Dan thinks the continuing technology wars between processors and GPUs and Omni-Path vs InfiniBand are great theater.
- Rich is looking forward to traveling to a great set conferences in the first half of the year. He has just updated the insideHPC Events Calendar with the lion’s share of major HPC conferences for 2017.
After that, we each share our Catch of the Week:
- Shahin tells the tale of the 6 year old who used Alexa to order a doll house and box of cookies.
- Henry tells about how law enforcement is seeking access to Alexa audio recordings from a murder scene.
- Rich notes that a full set of SC16 Invited Talks are now posted on insideHPC.