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Mapping Entrepreneurs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mapping Entrepreneurs

Lone entrpreneurs?  Bain maps them.  Surprising truths.  From the WSJ.  " ... Far from being disconnected outliers, entrepreneurs thrive best when they operateThe...

Video: Climate Change, Chaos, and Inexact Computing
From insideHPC

Video: Climate Change, Chaos, and Inexact Computing

In this video from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario, Dr. Tim Palmer from the University of Oxford presents: Climate Change, Chaos, and...

Sign Up for Ancilliary Events at ISC 2016
From insideHPC

Sign Up for Ancilliary Events at ISC 2016

With ISC 2016 coming up in June, a number of ancillary events have been scheduled in Frankfurt to take advantage of this annual gathering of over 2500 supercomputing...

Summary of Google AI Plans
From The Eponymous Pickle

Summary of Google AI Plans

In O'Reilly: Good summary of recent Google AI announcements and predictions, positive and negative..    With links to specifics.   " ... Parsey McParseface + Google's...

(Simple) Data Science  in the Press
From The Eponymous Pickle

(Simple) Data Science in the Press

My colleague Kaiser Fung, in his Junkcharts Blog,  on the use of dubious fractured statistics in the press.  The NYT notably has created a 'data science' team.median...

Considering Data Science Workflow
From The Eponymous Pickle

Considering Data Science Workflow

Is not the same thing as workflow which is being targeted by data science to improve.   This seems to be obvious, but forgotten.  Data science is a set of experiments...

Testing Amazon Echo from a Browser
From The Eponymous Pickle

Testing Amazon Echo from a Browser

Amazon has provided a way to directly test Echo skills and other capabilities from a browser with voice input. . Useful for testing capabilities directly without...

Retailer to Use Tango for Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retailer to Use Tango for Augmented Reality

I recall a number of related applications for inserting architecture elements into a space.   Augmenting reality by manipulating chosen insertions.    How can this...

Podcast: CUDA Programming for GPUs
From insideHPC

Podcast: CUDA Programming for GPUs

In this Programming Throwdown podcast, Mark Harris from Nvidia describes Cuda programming for GPUs. "CUDA is a parallel computing platform and programming model...

XDMoD Tool to Measure Impact of Campus Cyberinfrastructure
From insideHPC

XDMoD Tool to Measure Impact of Campus Cyberinfrastructure

Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Indiana University is developing an online service that will make it easier for university administrators...

Making Chatbots at Google
From The Eponymous Pickle

Making Chatbots at Google

Kurzweil writing chatbots for Google.  This can mean many things.  But mimicking the conversation and leveraging of expertise like we do with humans, with contextual...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Progress On Modular Computation

New results on computing with modular gates Shiteng Chen and Periklis Papakonstaninou have just written an interesting paper on modular computation. Its title,...

Amazon Fresh Moves Forward
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Fresh Moves Forward

It was thought that Amazon could not provide fresh delivery and experience at scale. SpartanNash looks toward growth with Amazon partnershipSpartanNash has teamed...

More Virtual Reality Consumer Engagement
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Virtual Reality Consumer Engagement

Kellogg sponsors Captain America VR gameKellogg is capitalizing on the box office success of "Captain America: Civil War" by sponsoring a mobile virtual reality...

Friday Squid Blogging: More Squids
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: More Squids

This research paper shows that the number of squids, and the number of cephalopods in general, has been steadily increasing over the past 60 years: Our analyses...

Skein in FreeBSD
From Schneier on Security

Skein in FreeBSD

The Skein hash function is now part of FreeBSD....

Blockchain Disruption of Financial Services
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blockchain Disruption of Financial Services

How Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt Financial Services FirmsIn the second article of the series, “The Network Revolution: Creating Value through Platforms, People...

Elemence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Elemence

Brought to my attention.   Consulting for innovation, valued change.   Adjacency.Who We AreThe premise for Elemence is that innovation is able to thrive when ideas...

Critical Importance of Subject Matter Experts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Critical Importance of Subject Matter Experts

Absolutely.  I usually call it context understanding.  And that  understanding comes from having subject matter expertise close at hand.   In Information Management...

When Wifi Finds You
From The Eponymous Pickle

When Wifi Finds You

In Sloan Review:" ... If WiFi can find you — instead of you trying to locate a signal for it — the result could be smarter homes, more efficient businesses, and...
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