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Bank and Financial Products
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bank and Financial Products

The Death of Bank Products has been greatly under-exaggerated   by Brett KingThis is an excerpt from my new book Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane       Since 2005...

How Bayesian Inference Works
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Bayesian Inference Works

Out of KDnuggets, nice non-technical view of Bayesian inference. by Brandon Rohrer.  In the enterprise I collected pieces like this for use with execs or decision...

On Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Smart Homes

PostWaves (Beta).   A collection of blog posts.  In this case all about Smart Homes.About Postwaves.

Knowledge Engineering Book for Cognitive Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Knowledge Engineering Book for Cognitive Assistants

So how do you actually engineer knowledge to integrate into an assistant system? Its a mix of knowledge architecture, reasoning and effective delivery.  Many of...

Chicago Merchantile Exchange Trading Challenge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chicago Merchantile Exchange Trading Challenge

Brought to my attention via Columbia connections.  Details at the link.CME Group Trading ChallengeCME Group's Trading Challenge is a complimentary four-week electronic...

Fujitsu Starts of Operations for Japan’s Fastest Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Fujitsu Starts of Operations for Japan’s Fastest Supercomputer

Today Fujitsu today announced the completion of the Oakforest-PACS supercomputer at the Joint Center for Advanced High Performance Computing (JCAHPC), which isFujitsu...

Apple Building Better Maps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple Building Better Maps

Seems to have been some time since I have heard of Maps mentioned with Apple.  Now movable sensors like drones are in play.Apple Said to Fly Drones to Improve Maps...

Knowledge Based Drug Discovery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Knowledge Based Drug Discovery

Discovery has been a favorite topic of mine.  We have so much knowledge stored digitally, how can we use that to discover more value in many business contexts?How...

Yet More Home Entertainment, Advice and Smart Home
From The Eponymous Pickle

Yet More Home Entertainment, Advice and Smart Home

And yet again.    Less a standalone device, but more of a feature of Windows 10?   Seems to be wiser move to have these be stand-alone.   Which gets you out ofMicrosoft's...

Intelligence Analysis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intelligence Analysis

New Book of Of interest.  How are these kinds of structure embedded into AI?Intelligence Analysis as Discovery of Evidence, Hypotheses, and Arguments: Connecting...

A 50-Foot Squid Has Not been Found in New Zealand
From Schneier on Security

A 50-Foot Squid Has Not been Found in New Zealand

A 50-foot squid has not been found in New Zealand. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered...

Intel Xeon Phi with Software Defined Visualization at SC16
From insideHPC

Intel Xeon Phi with Software Defined Visualization at SC16

"Software Defined Visualization (SDVis) is an open source initiative from Intel and industry collaborators to improve the visual fidelity, performance and efficiency...

From Computational Complexity

Guest post by Samir Khuller about Visiting the Simons theory Inst for Computing

Guest post by Samir Khuller on his visit to the Simons Inst. of Computing Visiting the Simons Institute for Theory of Computing A few days back I had the good...

Thomas Edison's lab door key, lightbulbs up for auction
From Phys.org Technology News

Thomas Edison's lab door key, lightbulbs up for auction

Thomas Edison's door key to the 19th century lab in New Jersey where he invented the phonograph goes up for auction this weekend, along with lightbulbs he perfected...

Cray Sets New Supercomputing Record with HLRS and Ansys
From insideHPC

Cray Sets New Supercomputing Record with HLRS and Ansys

ANSYS, HLRS and Cray have pushed the boundaries of supercomputing by achieving a new supercomputing milestone by scaling ANSYS software to 172,032 cores on theCray...

Submissions for ISC 2017 Research Papers Due December 16
From insideHPC

Submissions for ISC 2017 Research Papers Due December 16

Submissions for ISC 2017 Research Paper Sessions are now being accepted through December 16, 2016. The deadline has been extended to accommodate current submissions...

Video: Behind the Machine at HPE
From insideHPC

Video: Behind the Machine at HPE

How is Hewlett Packard Enterprise reinventing the fundamental architecture on which all computers have been built for the past 60 years? In this video, HPC describes...

Call for Papers: EuroPar 2017 in Santiago de Compostela
From insideHPC

Call for Papers: EuroPar 2017 in Santiago de Compostela

The Euro-Par 2017 conference has issued its Call for Papers. The conference takes place Aug. 28 – Sept. 1, 2017 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Euro-Par is the...

HIP and CAFFE Porting and Profiling with AMD’s ROCm
From insideHPC

HIP and CAFFE Porting and Profiling with AMD’s ROCm

In this video from SC16, Ben Sander from AMD presents: HIP and CAFFE Porting and Profiling with AMD's ROCm. "We are excited to present ROCm, the first open-source...

Auditing Elections for Signs of Hacking
From Schneier on Security

Auditing Elections for Signs of Hacking

Excellent essay pointing out that election security is a national security issue, and that we need to perform random ballot audits on every future election: The...
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