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George Leopold

George Leopold has written about science and technology for more than 30 years, focusing on electronics and aerospace technology. He previously served as executive editor of Electronic Engineering Times. Leopold is the author of "Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom" (Purdue University Press, 2016).

Blaize, AI Chip Startup, Adds Edge Tool

December 11th, 2020 Comments Off on Blaize, AI Chip Startup, Adds Edge Tool
As AI moves inexorably to the edge, placing machine learning models closer to where data is generated, more tools are emerging to enable ML operations needed for AI-based application development. Some are code-free software platforms that allow developers to ...

Cyber Defenses Get an AI Boost

December 10th, 2020 Comments Off on Cyber Defenses Get an AI Boost
Greater access to big data and HPC resources are enabling enterprise use of emerging AI tools and machine learning models to help protect corporate networks and secure enterprise applications. Cyber experts at this week’s Society of HPC Professionals annual ...

Open Source Survey Reviews Project Security and Sustainability Issues

December 8th, 2020 Comments Off on Open Source Survey Reviews Project Security and Sustainability Issues
A Linux Foundation report on trends in open-source software development assesses the factors driving contributors while urging more incentives to secure code and sustain community-based projects. The document, "Report on the 2020 FOSS Contributor Study," identifies key issues in ...

Juniper Networks Gains New Automation Tools in Apstra Deal

December 8th, 2020 Comments Off on Juniper Networks Gains New Automation Tools in Apstra Deal
Juniper Networks acquisition of intent-based networking specialist Apstra this week gives it another set of tools for applying AI to automate network functions in evolving data centers and cloud platforms. In an announcement Monday, (Dec. 7), Juniper (NYSE: JNPR) ...

MIT Researchers See Neural Nets in a New Light

December 7th, 2020 Comments Off on MIT Researchers See Neural Nets in a New Light
Convolutional neural networks that perform well in computer vision applications also can be used to predict behavioral and other brain-like data related to object recognition. One current limitation, however, is the model’s susceptibility to distortions called “adversarial attacks.” For ...

DoD Spending Bill for 2021 Seeks to Create New National Cybersecurity Czar

December 4th, 2020 Comments Off on DoD Spending Bill for 2021 Seeks to Create New National Cybersecurity Czar
Funding for the creation of a new national cybersecurity director post within the Executive Office of the President is a key part of the latest spending authorization bill for the U.S. Defense Department for fiscal 2021. The first-ever national ...

Nutanix Adds Object Storage to Hybrid Cloud

December 3rd, 2020 Comments Off on Nutanix Adds Object Storage to Hybrid Cloud
Nutanix introduced a series of upgrades this week that include cloud tiering of object storage, promoted as a way of leveraging public cloud infrastructure while improving data management across different clouds. The upgrades are a response to the growing ...

Lenovo Targets Edge Analytics with Data Management Package, New All-Flash Array

December 3rd, 2020 Comments Off on Lenovo Targets Edge Analytics with Data Management Package, New All-Flash Array
Lenovo’s Data Center Group seeks to unify data from edge to cloud via new data management software, an all-flash storage array that supports object storage as well as AI-driven storage management and a data fabric geared toward data analytics. ...

Survey: Kubernetes Deployments Can Be Hard to Navigate

December 2nd, 2020 Comments Off on Survey: Kubernetes Deployments Can Be Hard to Navigate
A vendor survey of early Kubernetes adopters embracing cloud-native applications finds that high-maintenance microservices and API sprawl have created a new set of security and networking issues for some users. The result is that few of the surveyed respondents ...

Scale AI Targets App Development Bottlenecks

December 1st, 2020 Comments Off on Scale AI Targets App Development Bottlenecks
Scale AI Inc, a fast-growing provider of training and validation data for AI applications, disclosed a successful mid-stage funding round this week along with its acquisition of another AI startup, illustrating how automation technologies are coalescing around real-world applications. ...
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