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Magic Mirrors in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Magic Mirrors in Retail

Evan Schuman looks at the magic mirror concept.   Good thoughts.   An idea that we examined and featured at times in the innovation center for cosmetics marketing...

Computer Science: Dictating Careers in Digital Technology
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Computer Science: Dictating Careers in Digital Technology

The Computer Science Teacher Association’s Executive Director, Mark Nelson was recently featured in MediaplanetUSA’s “Careers in Digital Tech” campaign to inspire...

Video: Quantum Computers and Quantum Chemistry
From insideHPC

Video: Quantum Computers and Quantum Chemistry

In this video from the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship meeting, Jarrod McClean from Harvard University presents: Quantum Computers...

Forbes on Voice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Forbes on Voice

In Forbes:   On voice interpretation.  Voice to text.  And its use for devices and online.  Not everywhere, since we don't always want to be heard.  They say: ...

Netflix and Data Rich Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Netflix and Data Rich Analytics

There is always opportunity for data rich environments.How Data Analytics Is Shaping What You WatchWhen Netflix decided to go into the entertainment-producing business...

Alan Turing Institute Hits the Ground Running for HPC & Data Science
From insideHPC

Alan Turing Institute Hits the Ground Running for HPC & Data Science

The Alan Turing Institute is the UK’s national institute for data science. It has marked its first few days of operations with the announcement of its new director...

Sony Commercial Drone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sony Commercial Drone

In Spectrum IEEE:  More on the Sony Commercial Drone.  " .... Last month, Sony Mobile announced a partnership with ZMP to build drones. Or rather, “to collaborate...

Video: Argonne’s Pete Beckman Describes the Challenges of Exascale
From insideHPC

Video: Argonne’s Pete Beckman Describes the Challenges of Exascale

"Argonne National Laboratory is one of the laboratories helping to lead the exascale push for the nation with the DOE. We lead in a numbers of areas with software...

Engility to Support NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
From insideHPC

Engility to Support NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Today Engility announced it has been awarded a prime position on a $25 million multiple award contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)...

Division Director Position Available at NSF CISE
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Division Director Position Available at NSF CISE

National Science Foundation (NSF) Assistant Director for the Directorate of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) James Kurose has issued the following...

Radio Free HPC Previews Tutorials at SC15
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Previews Tutorials at SC15

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team previews three of the excellent Tutorial sessions coming up at SC15. "The SC tutorials program is one of the highlights...

MS Volometrix Acquisition: Understanding Organization
From The Eponymous Pickle

MS Volometrix Acquisition: Understanding Organization

Organization analysis via graph analytics is a favorite application, not sure what this uses, but exploring. Microsoft to buy organizational analytics company VoloMetrix...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Open Problems That Might Be Easy

A speculation on the length of proofs of open problems Broad Institute source Nick Patterson is one of the smartest people I have ever known. Today I would like...

How Google Runs the Office
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Google Runs the Office

From Knowledge@Wharton: Podcast and edited text. How Google’s Rules Can Work In Your OfficeTake power away from managers. Don’t trust your gut. Be open and transparent...

Attempting to Define the Enterprise in 2020
From The Eponymous Pickle

Attempting to Define the Enterprise in 2020

Good thoughts.  How exactly things like wearables will fit into the enterprise of 2020 is difficult to say. Obvious for specific focused applications, like machine...

From Computational Complexity

Whiplashed

I recently watched the movie Whiplash, about a college jazz band director, Fletcher played by J.K. Simmons, who torments his musicians to force them to be their...

Robin Murphy’s TED Talk on Disaster Robotics
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Robin Murphy’s TED Talk on Disaster Robotics

Texas A&M University‘s Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and former Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council Member, Robin Murphy recently...

One Lecture Down....
From My Biased Coin

One Lecture Down....

CS125, the "new", "honors-ish" Algorithms and Complexity course, got off to a good start today.  The room was full with not enough seats for people, the students...

Sanctity of 5 Ws Lost,  but Needed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sanctity of 5 Ws Lost, but Needed

I had read somewhere that because of the internet, Ihe old 5 Ws rule (Who, What, Where, When, Why)  in the top sentence or para was no longer being taught.  Old...
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