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James ArtaiusMay 8, 2019: The freshly minted SD Express format is anticipated to see its first physical cards appear next year, though adoption by the photographic industry may not occur until 2021...the main driving force behind SD Express was not the photographic industry, but rather other industries such as mobile computing, videogames, automotive and IoT...These industries were eager to embrace the more current and established PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) and NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) protocols used by the CF Express and XQD format, which effectively gives the SD Express standard similar properties to much faster SSD (solid state drive) storage...SD Express offers big benefits to photography �' boosting the storage limit from 2TB to 128TB, and boosting speed almost 600% to 985MB/s, making it the best memory card standard for things like 8K video and super slow-mo shooting...

...Full Story NIST/DOC Requests Input on Federal Engagement in Artificial Intelligence Standards Activities May 6, 2019: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking comment on the current state, plans, challenges, and opportunities related to artificial intelligence (AI) technical standards, as well as priority areas for federal involvement in AI standards-related activities, pursuant to the February 11, 2019, Executive Order (EO) on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence.

If ever exploited, the vulnerabilities would allow an attacker within the range of a victim's network to recover the Wi-Fi password and infiltrate the target's network.In total, five vulnerabilities are part of the Dragonblood ensemble --a denial of service attack, two downgrade attacks, and two side-channel information leaks....

...Full Story Open Networking Foundation absorbs P4.org Mike RobuckApril 9, 2019: The Open Networking Foundation announced today that it has completed its merger with P4.org, and will now host all of the P4-related activities and working groups going forward...P4 (Programming Protocol-independent Packet Processors) is a domain-specific programming language for networking that is widely used with software-defined networking (SDN.)...Since its inception in 2013, P4 has become the de facto standard for expressing how packets are processed by the data plane of a forwarding element, such as a hardware or software switch, network interface card (NIC,) router, or network appliance....

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NIST/DOC Requests Input on Federal Engagement in Artificial Intelligence Standards Activities

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking comment on the current state, plans, challenges, and opportunities related to artificial intelligence (AI) technical standards, as well as priority areas for federal involvement in AI standards-related activities, pursuant to the February 11, 2019, Executive Order (EO) on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence.

According to the RFI, “Timely and fit-for-purpose AI technical standards – whether developed by national or international organizations – will play a crucial role in the development and deployment of AI technologies, and will be essential in building trust and confidence about AI technologies and for achieving economies of scale.”

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CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee Public Meeting on February 14, 2018

CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee Public Meeting on February 14, 2018 at the CFTC's headquarters, Washington, DC.