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International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases Call for Papers
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International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases Call for Papers

The International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2017) is the 15th event of a series of biannual symposia that discuss new and exciting research...

NVIDIA Pascal GPUs come to Advanced Clustering Technologies
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Pascal GPUs come to Advanced Clustering Technologies

Missouri-based Advanced Clustering Technologies is helping customers solve challenges by integrating NVIDIA Tesla P100 accelerators into its line of high performance...

Hammer PLC to Distribute Spectra Logic Storage in Europe
From insideHPC

Hammer PLC to Distribute Spectra Logic Storage in Europe

Today UK-based Hammer PLC announced that it will be the exclusive distributer of Spectra Logic of storage technology in Europe. "This is an excellent opportunity...

Interview: Cray’s Steve Scott on What’s Next for Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Interview: Cray’s Steve Scott on What’s Next for Supercomputing

In this video from KAUST, Steve Scott from at Cray explains where supercomputing is going and why there is a never-ending demand for faster and faster computers...

Managing Remote Teams
From The Eponymous Pickle

Managing Remote Teams

What we have learned about managing remote teams, have now been involved in many such efforts, in companies, large and small, in the HBR: What 20 Years as a Remote...

Radio Free HPC Gets the Scoop from Dan’s Daughter in Washington, D.C.
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Gets the Scoop from Dan’s Daughter in Washington, D.C.

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team hosts Dan’s daughter Elizabeth. How did Dan get this way? We’re on a mission to find out even as Elizabeth complains of...

On Loyalty Miles
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Loyalty Miles

Looking at loyalty points, customer miles as a liability.   In CustomerThink.

German Government Classifies Doll as Illegal Spyware
From Schneier on Security

German Government Classifies Doll as Illegal Spyware

This is interesting: The My Friend Cayla doll, which is manufactured by the US company Genesis Toys and distributed in Europe by Guildford-based Vivid Toy Group...

Executive Overview of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Executive Overview of AI

A not bad, non technical overview of AI, provided in Data Science Central.    But again, I would like more about linking it to specific business process.  Say with...

From Computational Complexity

The benefits of Recreational Mathematics

Why study Recreational Mathematics? Why do recreational Mathematics? 1)  The line between recreational and serious mathematics is thin. Some of the problems in...

Bio Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bio Bots

Like the idea of combining biological cells and digital.    At a kind of fundamental layer.  A synthetic Biology of sorts.Now You Can 'Build Your Own' Bio-BotBy...

Talk to Your Email With Notion
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talk to Your Email With Notion

Started to look at a system called Notion AI that will allow you to listen to your emails on assistant systems.  Here is a general description.   And the site for...

XGC Fusion Code Selected for all 3 Pre-exascale Supercomputers
From insideHPC

XGC Fusion Code Selected for all 3 Pre-exascale Supercomputers

When the DOE's pre-exascale supercomputers come online soon, all three will be running an optimized version of the XGC dynamic fusion code. Developed by a teamXGC...

Adrian Cockcroft Presents: Shrinking Microservices to Functions
From insideHPC

Adrian Cockcroft Presents: Shrinking Microservices to Functions

In this fascinating talk, Cockcroft describes how hardware networking has reshaped how services like Machine Learning are being developed rapidly in the cloud with...

On CPG Supersized Deals
From The Eponymous Pickle

On CPG Supersized Deals

Having read about the proposed merger deal between Unilever and Kraft Heinz, and as the owner of CPG options, this article in Strategy-Business was of interest....

Call for Exhibitors: PASC17 in Lugano
From insideHPC

Call for Exhibitors: PASC17 in Lugano

Industry and academic institutions are invited to showcase their R&D at PASC17, an interdisciplinary event in high performance computing that brings together domain...

Addison Snell Presents: HPC Computing Trends
From insideHPC

Addison Snell Presents: HPC Computing Trends

Addison Snell presented this deck at the Stanford HPC Conference. "Intersect360 Research returns with an annual deep dive into the trends, technologies and usage...

My Friend Cayla Doll Banned
From The Eponymous Pickle

My Friend Cayla Doll Banned

The 'My Friend Cayla' doll was previously mentioned with regard to US COPPA law.  Possible implications for other attentive listening assistants?    In Engadget...

Block Chain for Food Safety
From The Eponymous Pickle

Block Chain for Food Safety

In Progressive Grocer:   Previously mentioned.PG Web Extra: Walmart Adopts Blockchain TechnologyMega-retailer aims to improve fresh food safety, security  By Jenny...

Friday Squid Blogging: The Strawberry Squid's Lopsided Eyes
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: The Strawberry Squid's Lopsided Eyes

The evolutionary reasons why the strawberry squid has two different eyes. Additional articles. Original paper. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk...
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