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Face Recognition by Thermal Imaging
From Schneier on Security

Face Recognition by Thermal Imaging

New research can identify a person by reading their thermal signature in complete darkness and then matching it with ordinary photographs. Research paper: Abstract...

First 3D Printed Prescriptions
From The Eponymous Pickle

First 3D Printed Prescriptions

An unusual example of 3D printing" ... First 3-D printed prescription drug to be made in Blue Ash, Ohio ... The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first...

Communicating Robots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Communicating Robots

Note has some similarity to swarm robotics    But here the individuals are likely to be more specialized.    Collaborating,  But need for central management?  n...

Summer School on Theoretical Neuroscience
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Summer School on Theoretical Neuroscience

The following is guest post from Christos Papadimitriou, the C. Lester Hogan Professor of EECS Computer Science Division at the University of California at Berkeley...

XSEDE Powers Polymer Research at MIT
From insideHPC

XSEDE Powers Polymer Research at MIT

Researchers at MIT are using XSEDE resources to study polymers, the chemical compounds used to make plastic, rubber, and more. The post XSEDE Powers Polymer Research...

Seagate & Micron Develop Enterprise SSD
From insideHPC

Seagate & Micron Develop Enterprise SSD

"The framework established between Seagate and Micron has led to the development and production of this next-generation, high-capacity SAS SSD platform. It is the...

DDN Solid State Storage Cache Speeds Research at Purdue
From insideHPC

DDN Solid State Storage Cache Speeds Research at Purdue

Today DDN announced that Purdue University has deployed DDN’s SFA high-performance storage to accelerate the delivery of research results for up to 1,000 researchers...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of August 3
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of August 3

Senate Floor: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, S. 754 Legislation pertaining to the sharing of cybersecurity threat and vulnerability information between...

Tour Style VR at British Museum
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tour Style VR at British Museum

From the BBC: " ... British Museum offers virtual reality tour of Bronze Age  ...   The British Museum is running a trial of virtual reality technology with a view...

My predictions for 2040
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

My predictions for 2040

In second “Back to the future” movie (1989), the protagonists are sent 25 years in the future… October 2015. I watched this movie as a young adult and I was in...

Amber – The How, What, and Why on Intel Xeon Phi
From insideHPC

Amber – The How, What, and Why on Intel Xeon Phi

In this video from ISC 2015, Ross C. Walker from SDSC presents: Amber - The How, What, and Why on Intel Xeon Phi. AMBER is a key application in molecular dynamics...

Why Can’t Programmers Be More Like Ants? Or a Lesson in Stigmergy
From Blog@Ubiquity

Why Can’t Programmers Be More Like Ants? Or a Lesson in Stigmergy

If we want to advance the art and science of software development, we should direct our attention to the insect world of stigmergy. The post Why Can’t Programmers...

Need for Industrialized Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Need for Industrialized Analytics

Good thoughts by Tom Davenport.  We did this to a degree at Procter & Gamble since the 70s,  by creating a strong industrial competency, but we also had a longImplications...

Video: Penguin Computing Brings ThunderX to OCP Servers
From insideHPC

Video: Penguin Computing Brings ThunderX to OCP Servers

"By introducing Cavium’s 64-bit ARMv8 CPUs in our Penguin Tundra family of Open Compute servers we again step up our leadership position. Our customers get outstanding...

SmartBlog on Food Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

SmartBlog on Food Data

All data has contextual messiness.  How do we combine multiple kinds of data to produce understandable domain knowledge?    Here multiple data in CPG retail among...

A Peer to Peer Bonus Reward System
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Peer to Peer Bonus Reward System

Intriguing bonus system architecture, or a crowd sourcing of rewards?Implementing Peer-to-Peer Bonus System by Savita Pahuja on Aug 03, 2015  Jurgen Appelo, CEO...

Echo now also sold at Staples
From The Eponymous Pickle

Echo now also sold at Staples

In Engadget: Amazon's voice-controlled Echo speaker is now available at Staples.   Also sold directly through Amazon.   Have been testing for a number of home control...

Pepsico Innovation Paying Off
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pepsico Innovation Paying Off

CPG and Beverage companies pushing innovation.PepsiCo R&D chief: ‘Over $6bn in net revenue is coming from innovation’By Kacey Culliney+, 03-Aug-2015PepsiCo’s research...

Why I Don’t Attend Cons
From CERIAS Blog

Why I Don’t Attend Cons

I recently had a couple of students (and former students, and colleagues) ask me if I was attending any of a set of upcoming cons (non-academic/organizational conferences)...
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