Monthly Archives: April 2024

Here’s your chance to own a decommissioned US government supercomputer

Enlarge / A photo of the Cheyenne supercomputer, which is now up for auction. reader comments 72 On Tuesday, the US General Services Administration began an auction for the decommissioned Cheyenne supercomputer, located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The 5.34-petaflop supercomputer ranked as the 20th most powerful in the world at the time of its installation in… Read More »

Health care giant comes clean about recent hack and paid ransom

Getty Images reader comments 24 Change Healthcare, the health care services provider that recently experienced a ransomware attack that hamstrung the US prescription market for two weeks, was hacked through a compromised account that failed to use multifactor authentication, the company CEO told members of Congress. The February 21 attack by a ransomware group using… Read More »

Mysterious “gpt2-chatbot” AI model appears suddenly, confuses experts

reader comments 25 On Sunday, word began to spread on social media about a new mystery chatbot named “gpt2-chatbot” that appeared in the LMSYS Chatbot Arena. Some people speculate that it may be a secret test version of OpenAI’s upcoming GPT-4.5 or GPT-5 large language model (LLM). The paid version of ChatGPT is currently powered… Read More »

Two Rams rookies named to ‘best picks’ list by ESPN’s Yates

The 2024 NFL Draft is officially in the books, and fans, players and analysts are still reacting to and discussing each team’s overall draft classes. The Rams generated plenty of positive reactions with their draft class immediately after the draft, and that buzz hasn’t stopped.  In his piece detailing his favorite draft picks, ESPN’s Field… Read More »