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A Store as an Internet of Display Panels
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Store as an Internet of Display Panels

Attended an Ascendum meeting this evening and got a demo from their Zingo subsidiary.  They have a projectable sign system that is suitable for retail augmentation...

Alan Lightman at the Santa Fe Institute
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alan Lightman at the Santa Fe Institute

The Accidental Universe, the World You Thought You Knew.   Talk by physicist and novelist, Alan Lightman.    He ponders, but hardly proves, a number of scientific...

Ransomware as a Service
From Schneier on Security

Ransomware as a Service

Tox is an outsourced ransomware platform that everyone can use....

From Computational Complexity

Who wins this bet?

Alice and Bob are at an auction and Alice wants to buy an encyclopedia set from 1980. Bob says don't buy that, you'll never use it. In this age of Wikipedia and...

Video: BitFusion Aims at Supercomputing for the Masses
From insideHPC

Video: BitFusion Aims at Supercomputing for the Masses

In this video from TechCrunch Disrupt 2015, Subbu Rama from Bitfusion describes how the company delivers powerful hardware acceleration technologies to boost application...

Kraken Supercomputer Gets a Kicker
From insideHPC

Kraken Supercomputer Gets a Kicker

Today the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) announced a $3 million award from the NSF to continue to provide advanced computing resources for...

Affective Computing Talk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Affective Computing Talk

Michal Shmueli-Scheuer (IBM Haifa research lab)gave an excellent talk today. How can Feeling be integrated with other kinds of interaction with systems?Slides here...

NSF DCL: Announcement of Changes to Submission Windows for CISE Core Programs as well as the SaTC Program
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF DCL: Announcement of Changes to Submission Windows for CISE Core Programs as well as the SaTC Program

The following is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) by the Assistant Director for the Directorate for Computer & Information Science...

ChoreMonster's Gamification Works for Pixar
From The Eponymous Pickle

ChoreMonster's Gamification Works for Pixar

Have mentioned ChoreMonster here a number of times.  A very creative startup by a former  colleague.ChoreMonster lands Disney deal to promote 'Inside Out  (MayCincinnati...

Registration Opens for ISC Cloud & Big Data
From insideHPC

Registration Opens for ISC Cloud & Big Data

Today ISC Events announced that registration is now open for the inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference. The event will take place Sept. 28-30 in Frankfurt,Registration...

Slidecast: SRC Saturn 1 Server Taps FPGAs on HP Moonshot Platform
From insideHPC

Slidecast: SRC Saturn 1 Server Taps FPGAs on HP Moonshot Platform

In this slidecast, David Eaton and Mark Tellez from SRC Computer describe the company's new Saturn 1 server, a dynamically reconfigurable modular system for hyperscale...

Creative Image Imagination
From The Eponymous Pickle

Creative Image Imagination

In Tech Review:  We worked in the area of recognizing and the describing what was seen in detailed images.  Now suppose you had a written description, how do we...

MOOC on Cybersecurity
From Schneier on Security

MOOC on Cybersecurity

The University of Adelaide is offering a new MOOC on "Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security." Here's a teaser video. I was interviewed for the class, and make a brief...

N-Body Methods Optimization
From insideHPC

N-Body Methods Optimization

"N-Body problems compare the interaction of N-bodies against N-bodies, which results in calculations of the order of N2. As this can be computationally very expensive...

Nielsen Buys Innerscope
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nielsen Buys Innerscope

In Adage:Nielsen Buys Neuromarketing Research Company Innerscope ... Ratings Giant Wants to Get Inside Your Head ... Recall that they previously bought NeuroFocus...

Tsinghua University Wins ASC15 Student Cluster Challenge
From insideHPC

Tsinghua University Wins ASC15 Student Cluster Challenge

Today the 2015 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15) announced the winners of what they're calling "the largest supercomputer contest in the world." In total...

New 3D Seismic Viewer from Fraunhofer
From insideHPC

New 3D Seismic Viewer from Fraunhofer

Today Fraunhofer announced XtreemView, a new scalable 3D viewer for seismic data. The post New 3D Seismic Viewer from Fraunhofer appeared first on insideHPC....

The Self-Similarity of Tech
From Blog@Ubiquity

The Self-Similarity of Tech

The tech world is caught in a repeating, self-similar fractal, where the gadgets may be new, but the business models are as old as the Industrial Revolution itself...

Video: Porting Physics Apps to Titan with OpenACC
From insideHPC

Video: Porting Physics Apps to Titan with OpenACC

In this video, Aaron Vose from Cray presents: Porting Computational Physics Applications to the Titan Supercomputer with OpenACC and OpenMP. The post Video: Porting...
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