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Future of Product Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Product Design

The Future of Product Design   (Free EBook via Autodesk with registration) How Emerging Technologies Are Disrupting the Product Lifecycle By Jonathan FollettDesign...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Cancellation is a Pain

How to avoid the pain of estimating tough sums Cricketing source Andrew Granville is a number theorist, who has written—besides his own terrific research—some beautiful...

Viz Description of Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Viz Description of Machine Learning

From R2D3:Very nicely designed scrolling and animated visual of specific machine learning methods.   An introductory, intuitive and clear look, with no need for...

Video: Stunning Simulation Shows Comet in the Solar Wind
From insideHPC

Video: Stunning Simulation Shows Comet in the Solar Wind

In what has to be one of the most beautiful simulations I've ever seen, this video from the European Space Agency shows simulated interaction of solar winds with...

Serious Games Institute
From The Eponymous Pickle

Serious Games Institute

Revisited the Serious Game Institute.   " ... An International Centre for Excellence in Serious Games Applied Research, Business Engagement and Study .... " .  ...

ISC Cloud & Big Data Conference to Focus on Business, Technology and Research
From insideHPC

ISC Cloud & Big Data Conference to Focus on Business, Technology and Research

Early Bird registration rates are now available for ISC Cloud & Big Data Conference, which takes place Sept. 28-30 in Frankfurt, Germany. This year the event will...

Iranian Phishing
From Schneier on Security

Iranian Phishing

CitizenLab is reporting on Iranian hacking attempts against activists, which include a real-time man-in-the-middle attack against Google's two-factor authentication...

What Kinds of Questions Can We Answer?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What Kinds of Questions Can We Answer?

What kinds of questions can data science answer?  Fascinating piece by Microsoft Data Scientist. Very fundamental idea.   Good way to present the idea to management...

Accelerating Science with SciDB from NERSC
From insideHPC

Accelerating Science with SciDB from NERSC

Over at NERSC, Linda Vu writes that the SciDB open source database system is a powerful tool for helping scientists wrangle Big Data. "SciDB is an open source database...

The Growing ECEP Alliance
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The Growing ECEP Alliance

By: Mark Guzdial The NSF Alliance Expanding Computing Education Pathways has expanded dramatically over the last few months. There are now 11 states in our cohort...

On Seeking Knowledge of Causes
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Seeking Knowledge of Causes

Excellent CSIG talk today on causal Bayesian modeling in healthcare reasoning and elsewhere. Linkedin Group discussion at link here.   Slides and talk willat the...

Video: NASA Charts Sea Level Rise
From insideHPC

Video: NASA Charts Sea Level Rise

"Sea level rise is one of the most visible signatures of our changing climate, and rising seas have profound impacts on our nation, our economy and all of humanity...

Rescale Launches Cloud HPC Platform in Europe
From insideHPC

Rescale Launches Cloud HPC Platform in Europe

Today Rescale announced availability of its Europe region simulation and HPC platforms. As an HPC cloud provider, Rescale offers a software platform and hardware...

Computer-Aided Personalized Education Workshop
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computer-Aided Personalized Education Workshop

The CCC Computer-Aided Personalized Education (CAPE) Workshop will be held in Washington, DC on November 12-13th. The demand for education in STEM fields is exploding...

A CKO Pushing Change
From The Eponymous Pickle

A CKO Pushing Change

Always an interest, how do we promote valuable change and expertise, adapted to local context?How NASA’s Chief Knowledge Officer Drives ChangeBy Carla O'Dell on...

Technology Making Social Skills more Important
From The Eponymous Pickle

Technology Making Social Skills more Important

In the HBR:   Research: Technology Is Only Making Social Skills More Important  by Nicole Torres ... Automation anxiety reached new heights in 2013, when Carl Benedikt...

New Normal OS Privacy Policies
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Normal OS Privacy Policies

In ArsTechnica: Criticisms about the normal state of how operating systems are communicating back to their builders.  Under the guise of helping them improving"...

From Computational Complexity

PACM

I serve on the conference committee of the ACM publications board and we've had extensive discussions on the question of the role of journals in publication venues...

Defending All the Targets Is Impossible
From Schneier on Security

Defending All the Targets Is Impossible

In the wake of the recent averted mass shooting on the French railroads, officials are realizing that there are just too many potential targets to defend. The sheer...
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