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Podcast: FinTech and HPC-AI

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks back at the HPC-AI on Wall Street conference. “We discuss the well-received Cryptocurrency panel that he moderated, the challenges of using of AI in financial services, the emerging computational storage, and advanced HPC-class modeling that helps venture capital investors decide whether to invest in a startup.”

Cybersecurity and Risk Management for HPC

Henry Newman from Seagate Government Solutions gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Santa Fe. “Cyber attacks and security breaches have become commonplace with explosion of data. More often than not, these breaches could have prevented or greatly reduced if these institutions would have followed prescribed security standards. As we move to the edge and go to 5G networks, there is going to be more distributed data and therefore protection is going to have to go out to the edge as well.”

Podcast: How Real is Ai Anyway?

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discusses AI, bias in AI, and just how real AI actually is. “Ethics in AI, policy, legal framework are all big threads here. The trigger is the rather funny article from The Register: Artificial Intelligence, You Know it isn’t real, yeah?”

Job of the Week: Research Engineer at Reservoir Labs in New York

Reservoir Labs is seeking a Research Engineer in our Job of the Week. We are working on some of the most interesting and challenging problems related to high-performance computing and compilers, cybersecurity, advanced algorithms, and high-performance data analytics. “You will be closely guided and mentored by one of our experienced researchers, providing you with an unparalleled learning experience. You will have the opportunity to publish your own research papers, attend client meetings and academic conferences.”

Radio Free Noodles on Remarkable in Growth in the HPC Server Market

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at remarkable growth in the HPC Server Market reported by Hyperion Research. “Hyperion Research reports that worldwide factory revenue for the HPC technical server market jumped 27.6% to $3.7 billion in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), up from $2.9 billion in the same period of 2017, according to the newly released Hyperion Research Worldwide High-Performance Technical Server QView.”

Cybersecurity: Why We Need IT Management Professionals More Than Ever

As we spend more time and share more information online than ever before, cybercrime is also on the rise. This guest article from Keypath Education explores the important role of IT management professionals in ensuring cybersecurity in an era when cybercrime is becoming more and more prevalent. “When it comes to customer and business data, cyber security is too important to go unmanaged. If you don’t have the IT and data protection expertise required to stay safe in a rapidly changing digital world, reach out to those who do.”

High Performance Computing: A Business Platform at Caesars Entertainment

Les Ottolenghi from Ceasers Entertainment presented this keynote at the PBS Works Users Group meeting in Las Vegas. “Ceasers is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership.”

Podcast: Using GPUs and AI to Fight Cybercrime

“Cybersecurity is a cat-and-mouse game where the mouse always has long had the upper hand because it’s so easy for new malware to go undetected. Dr. Eli David, an expert in computational intelligence and CTO of Deep Instinct, wants to use AI to change that, bringing the GPU-powered deep learning techniques underpinning modern speech and image recognition to the vexing world of cybersecurity.”

Podcast: Cybersecurity Challenges in a World of AI

“From home assistants like the Amazon Echo to Google’s self-driving cars, artificial intelligence is slowly creeping into our lives. These new technologies could be enormously beneficial, but they also offer hackers unique opportunities to harm us. For instance, a self-driving car isn’t just a robot—it’s also an internet-connected device, and may even have a cell phone number.”

Cyber Security: IDC Study Shows Wide Range of Corporate Preparedness

“The findings of a recent IDC study on the cybersecurity practices of U.S. businesses reveal a wide spectrum of attitudes and approaches to the growing challenge of keeping corporate data safe. While the minority of cybersecurity “best practitioners” set an admirable example, the study findings indicate that most U.S. companies today are underprepared to deal effectively with potential security breaches from outside or inside their firewalls.”