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Video refereeing could be a major own goal for footballhere's why
From Phys.org Technology News

Video refereeing could be a major own goal for footballhere's why

Ajax's 5-0 cup victory against fellow Dutch premier division side Willem II on September 21 saw a first in football: the official world debut for a video assistant...

From Computational Complexity

Who's Afraid

The playwright Edward Albee passed away earlier this month at the age of 88. I had never actually seen any of his plays so I took the opportunity to watch theWho's...

Health as a social movement
From Putting People First

Health as a social movement

Last week, the UK innovation charity Nesta launched a new report, Health as a Social Movement: The Power of People in Movements. It illuminates the value and role...

Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots
From Phys.org Technology News

Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots

A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player...

Tapping Into Tribal Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tapping Into Tribal Knowledge

Had not heard the term 'Tribal Knowledge'. But OK, call it a means of sharing key knowledge within a company, from its own internal experts, external sources,Saving...

Brian Krebs DDoS
From Schneier on Security

Brian Krebs DDoS

Brian Krebs writes about the massive DDoS attack against his site. In fact, the site is down as I post this....

Baidu Research Announces DeepBench Benchmark for Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Baidu Research Announces DeepBench Benchmark for Deep Learning

"Deep learning developers and researchers want to train neural networks as fast as possible. Right now we are limited by computing performance," said Dr. Diamos...

Seeking Open AI Again
From The Eponymous Pickle

Seeking Open AI Again

A market place for artificial intelligence solutions. Open AI. Mentioned previously, have not seen any implementations using this as yet. What aspects of such...

AI Software Booming
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Software Booming

Short NYT piece that mentions a number of AI software efforts. But this seems to be a mix of analytics and data science with Cognitive/AI. True these two domains...

Geofencing External Spaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Geofencing External Spaces

Thomson Reuters Takes Over Grand Central Station'Hyper-Mega' Campaign Targets Business CommutersBy Kate MaddoxIn an effort to reach its target audience of influential...

IOT Research Report
From The Eponymous Pickle

IOT Research Report

Lopez Research group report, via Cisco. report requires registration." ... Improve Business Operations with the IoT ....The Internet of Things can help you improve...

White House to Invest Over $80 Million Dollars in the Smart Cities Initiative
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

White House to Invest Over $80 Million Dollars in the Smart Cities Initiative

To kick off the start of Smart Cities Week, the White House has announced that it is expanding its Smart Cities initiative, by adding over $80 million dollars in...

Register Now for GPU Mini-Hackathon at ORNL Nov. 1-3
From insideHPC

Register Now for GPU Mini-Hackathon at ORNL Nov. 1-3

Oak Ridge National Lab is hosting a 3-day GPU Mini-hackathon led by experts from the OLCF and Nvidia. The event takes place Nov. 1-3 in Knoxville, Tennessee. "General...

Earlham Institute Tests Green HPC from Verne Global in Iceland
From insideHPC

Earlham Institute Tests Green HPC from Verne Global in Iceland

"As more organizations turn to high performance computing to process large data sets, demand is growing for scalable and secure data centre solutions. The source...

University of Tokyo to Deploy IME14K Burst Buffer on Reedbush Supercomputer
From insideHPC

University of Tokyo to Deploy IME14K Burst Buffer on Reedbush Supercomputer

Today DDN Japan announced that the University of Tokyo and the Joint Center for Advanced High Performance Computing (JCAHPC) has selected DDNs burst buffer solution...

Radio Free HPC Looks for the Forever Data Format
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks for the Forever Data Format

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discuss Henry Newmans recent editorial calling for a self-descriptive data format that will stand the test of time. Henry...

Interesting Links 26 September 2016
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 26 September 2016

We celebrated my grandsons second birthday yesterday. Somehow I couldnt get into putting this post together afterwards. It felt like work. Having grandchildrenWe...

Quantum Powers Petascale Storage at Two Major European Research Institutions
From insideHPC

Quantum Powers Petascale Storage at Two Major European Research Institutions

Today Quantum Corp. announced that two of Europes premier research institutions are using the companys StorNext workflow storage as the foundation for managingQuantum...

Why we use Terraform and not Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, or CloudFormation
From Writing

Why we use Terraform and not Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, or CloudFormation

If you search the Internet for infrastructure-as-code (IAC), its pretty easy to come up with a list of the most popular tools: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack,...
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