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The Past, Present, and Future of OpenACC
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The Past, Present, and Future of OpenACC

In this video from the University of Houston CACDS HPC Workshop, Jeff Larkin from Nvidia presents: The Past, Present, and Future of OpenACC. "OpenACC is an open...

Video: Fujitsu HPC Gateway to Desktop Supercomputing
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Video: Fujitsu HPC Gateway to Desktop Supercomputing

In this video, Fujitsu CTO Pierre Lagier describes how the company enables customers to access high performance computing capabilities on desktop PCs with the Fujitsu...

IKEA to Sell Furniture that Charges Devices
From The Eponymous Pickle

IKEA to Sell Furniture that Charges Devices

At least with Android devices.    I am a long time follower of office design that embeds technology. Despite how that is seemingly becoming obsolete.    Was unaware...

Keys to Presentation and Storytelling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Keys to Presentation and Storytelling

In Presentation Zen:   Have not visited for some time.  Good thoughts. " ... The key to success with presentation—and storytelling in general—is to focus not on...

Zakta Search and Social Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Zakta Search and Social Intelligence

I went back to look at Zakta, a company formed by a number of former colleagues.  A few years ago I had cause to take a deeper dive.  Now looking again.    ...

Challenges of Synchronizing Marketing and Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Challenges of Synchronizing Marketing and Technology

MIT Tech Review:   Some of the motivations and approaches behind cognitive approaches that address delivering intelligence.  Thoughtful piece.   Noticing these"...

Big Data Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Data Strategy

Teradata Magazine on Big Data Strategy.   Nicely done, readily scannable information and graphics.   Useful statistics and detail.  A number of useful case studies...

Towards multi-species ethnography
From Putting People First

Towards multi-species ethnography

The well known anthropologist and sociologist Anne Galloway just announced the launch of the More-Than-Human Lab at Victoria University (New Zealand), which extends...

Italian bank offers user-friendly home security kit
From Putting People First

Italian bank offers user-friendly home security kit

The Smart Care unit of the insurance arm of the Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo has just launched an innovative home security offering. Branded “ACasaConMe” [AtHomeWithMe]...

A Short History of Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Short History of Big Data

Overview by Bernard Marr.  Really about data systems in general. Not enough about the actual distinctions between data Big or otherwise, because there are not that...

Palindrome Games at  Bletchley Park
From The Eponymous Pickle

Palindrome Games at Bletchley Park

Brought to my attention in the Language Log,  Which points to a much longer piece on  Palindrome construction games played by the code breakers at Bletchley Park...

Saul Perlmutter presents: Data, Computation, and the Fate of the Universe
From insideHPC

Saul Perlmutter presents: Data, Computation, and the Fate of the Universe

"I think it’s a very interesting period for human cosmology because it’s a golden age in which every ten years we learn breathtaking new parts of the story. We...

Job of the Week: HPC Systems Engineer at Radley James
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC Systems Engineer at Radley James

Radley James in New York is seeking HPC Software and Systems Engineers in our Job of the Week.

Exploiting the non Randomness of People
From The Eponymous Pickle

Exploiting the non Randomness of People

Fascinating piece in the Wolfram blog on methods to exploit the inability of people to create random patterns, using the example of the 'Where's Waldo' search game...

[Book] Netnography Redefined
From Putting People First

[Book] Netnography Redefined

Netnography Redefined by Robert V Kozinets (York University, Canada) Sage Publications, 288 pages July 2015 Social media and the internet are rich, fertile sources...

Open Policy Making: A people-centred approach to transform UK local services
From Putting People First

Open Policy Making: A people-centred approach to transform UK local services

Open Policy Making is about recognising that top down thinking and decision making no longer can deliver the range of services that people and communities have...

[Book] Doing Sensory Ethnography
From Putting People First

[Book] Doing Sensory Ethnography

Doing Sensory Ethnography by Sarah Pink Sage Publications Paperback, 232 pages Second edition, February 2015 Between 2010 – 2014, a team of UK anthropologists,...

Design Sketching and Coding
From The Eponymous Pickle

Design Sketching and Coding

From IEEE: A favorite topic, how do we take the informal sketches of a non graphic artist and convert them into knowledge with precision?    See also poston CogSketch...

Friday Squid Blogging: Humboldt Squid Communicate by Flashing Each Other
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Humboldt Squid Communicate by Flashing Each Other

Scientists are attaching cameras to Humboldt squid to watch them communicate with each other. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security...

Useful Data Science Tutorials
From The Eponymous Pickle

Useful Data Science Tutorials

Have mentioned this resource before, but I passed it on to a colleague today and see it is worth mentioning again.  A resource of key short tutorials for data scientists...
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What Are The Best STEM Careers in 2015?
What Are The Best STEM Careers in 2015?
02.27.2015

According to U.S. News & World Report: Money, the top four STEM careers (and nine of the top 20) are …

Computing Education Must Go Beyond Intuition: The Need for Evidence-Based Practice
Computing Education Must Go Beyond Intuition: The Need for Evidence-Based Practice
02.22.2015

Computing educators' practice would dramatically improve if we drew on evidence, rather than intuition.

Feature-Based Development: The Lasagne and the Linguini
Feature-Based Development: The Lasagne and the Linguini
02.16.2015

Agile authors tell us that we can build systems one feature at a time. Can we?

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