Affordable Care Act Implementation Woes

I have not written on this up until now and this article is rather old but realize that they are just now getting the front end, that is the easy part stable. I haven't seen in my lifetime a IT debacle this big this expensive.  Here are some quotes from the NY Times I found … Continue reading Affordable Care Act Implementation Woes

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Tin Foil Hat – Part I “Nothing to Hide”

I'm picking up where I left off here. In the introduction I discussed online privacy and technology.  What I didn't mention in that initial post was an insight from Bruce Schneier.  Large corporate institutions and the government (at least in the US) cooperate in order to evade the law.  Public institutions are restricted from collecting some … Continue reading Tin Foil Hat – Part I “Nothing to Hide”

Using GPU’s for supercomputing

There is a new program language, Harlan that purportedly makes it easier to use graphic processing units to turn hardware into a reasonably priced supercomputer.  GPUs have been used for some time to crack password hashes and run large neural networks. CPUs and GPUs are both important for modern computing, with each being better suited … Continue reading Using GPU’s for supercomputing