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Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill on Obscurity
From Schneier on Security

Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill on Obscurity

I think this is good: Obscurity means that personal information isn't readily available to just anyone. It doesn't mean that information is wiped out or even locked...

MindMeld and Documents
From The Eponymous Pickle

MindMeld and Documents

Voice Drive content discovery from MindMeld.   " .... You can index documents by crawling a website or by using our API -- and we’ve just open-sourced a new way...

Insight from Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Insight from Innovation

Interesting piece that pulls together data about the insight achieved from innovation.  An area we also researched, looking at the path from ideas to actionable...

Steve Oberlin on How NVLink will Power Coral Supercomputers
From insideHPC

Steve Oberlin on How NVLink will Power Coral Supercomputers

NVlink will be the backbone of 150 Petaflop Coral supercomputers coming to ORNL and LLNL. As the world’s first high-speed GPU interconnect, NVLink will let data...

Registration Opens for XSEDE15 Conference in St. Louis
From insideHPC

Registration Opens for XSEDE15 Conference in St. Louis

Registration is now open for the 4th annual XSEDE15 conference. The event takes place July 16-20 in St. Louis. The post Registration Opens for XSEDE15 Conference...

Deploying Hadoop on Lustre Storage: Lessons Learned and Best Practices
From insideHPC

Deploying Hadoop on Lustre Storage: Lessons Learned and Best Practices

In this video from LUG 2015 in Denver, J.Mario Gallegos from Dell presents: Deploying Hadoop on Lustre Storage: Lessons Learned and Best Practices. "Merging ofDeploying...

Connecting RFID Readers to Smartphones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Connecting RFID Readers to Smartphones

In RFID Journal: Not quite the same thing as integrating RFID reading directly from within a smartphone, but clever integration.  Good sensor idea.  Applications...

The Further Democratization of QUANTUM
From Schneier on Security

The Further Democratization of QUANTUM

From Data and Goliath: ...when I was working with the Guardian on the Snowden documents, the one top-secret program the NSA desperately did not want us to expose...

PSC Brings Big Bandwidth to Eight Pennsylvania Schools
From insideHPC

PSC Brings Big Bandwidth to Eight Pennsylvania Schools

The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is using Comcast Business Ethernet for secure, private network connections to eight associated colleges. The post PSC Brings...

From Computational Complexity

Fifty Years of Moore's Law

Gordon Moore formulated his famous law in a paper dated fifty years and five days ago. We all have seen how Moore's law has changed real-world computing, but how...

Job of the Week: HPC User Services Analyst at LSU
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC User Services Analyst at LSU

Louisiana State University is seeking an HPC User Services Analyst in our Job of the Week. The post Job of the Week: HPC User Services Analyst at LSU appeared first...

Initial Thoughts on the RSA 2015 Conference
From CERIAS Blog

Initial Thoughts on the RSA 2015 Conference

One again I have submitted myself to a week of talks, exhibits, walking, meetings, drinking, meetings, and more with 40,000 close associates (with one more dayannual...

Initial Thoughts on the RSA 2015 Conference
From CERIAS Blog

Initial Thoughts on the RSA 2015 Conference

One again I have submitted myself to a week of talks, exhibits, walking, meetings, drinking, meetings, and more with 40,000 close associates (with one more dayannual...

IBM and Design Thinking
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM and Design Thinking

Fascinating piece on design at IBM.     Have never thought of them as design oriented.   More marketing oriented, like my previous enterprise.   Is that changing...

Intel Compute Stick
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intel Compute Stick

Another example of a device that can be connected to an HDMI port of a big screen TV to turn it into a Windows 8.1 computer for about $150.   Connects to Internet...

SGI Powers Earthquake Research in Japan
From insideHPC

SGI Powers Earthquake Research in Japan

Today SGI announced that the Earthquake and Volcano Information Center of the Earthquake Research Institute (ERI) at the University of Tokyo, has deployed a large...

Human in the Loop Planning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Human in the Loop Planning

Attended excellent CSig talk today by Subbarao Kambhampati and Kartik Talamadupula of ASU and  IBM Watson on Human-in-the-Loop Planning and Decision Support.Human...

Machines and the Connected Supply Chain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machines and the Connected Supply Chain

A long time goal is getting closer. In SupplyDemandChain:  " ... Machines Are Finally Earning their Way in the Connected Supply Chain  ....  ".   Lots of new opportunities...

Accelerating the Piz Daint Supercomputer with Allinea
From insideHPC

Accelerating the Piz Daint Supercomputer with Allinea

Today Allinea Software released details on partnership that is helping scientists in research and industry to exploit Piz Daint - Europe's most powerful supercomputer...
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The Life of a Computer Pioneer
The Life of a Computer Pioneer
04.13.2015

Obituary of F.L. Bauer, German informatics pioneer.

Budget Beowulf Clusters
Budget Beowulf Clusters
04.02.2015

At SIGCSE 2015, five CS educators brought and live-demo'd the low-cost Beowulf clusters they had built for teaching parallel and …

Computer Security and the Risks of Online Voting
Computer Security and the Risks of Online Voting
04.02.2015

An election in Australia is the latest instance of discovering a security flaw in an online voting system, while it …

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