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DownUnder GeoSolutions Dives Into Liquid Submersion Cooling
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DownUnder GeoSolutions Dives Into Liquid Submersion Cooling

Today Green Revolution Cooling announced the latest installation of its CarnotJet System at the Australian geosciences company DownUnder GeoSolutions.

Interview: E4 Computer Engineering Gears Up for ISC High Performance
From insideHPC

Interview: E4 Computer Engineering Gears Up for ISC High Performance

The E4 Computer Engineering team has garnered a solid reputation in Europe with high performance computing solutions for customers like CERN. To learn more, we...

Planograms for Profits
From The Eponymous Pickle

Planograms for Profits

Planograms are diagrams of where goods are placed in a physical retail store.   We did much work on how to implement them consistently and to comply with manufacturer...

HP Sports AMD FirePro GPUs in ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Servers
From insideHPC

HP Sports AMD FirePro GPUs in ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Servers

"Featuring the first AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture specifically with compute workloads in mind, the AMD FirePro S9150 server GPU supports enhanced double...

Call for Papers: ISC Cloud & Big Data
From insideHPC

Call for Papers: ISC Cloud & Big Data

The inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference has announced its Call for Research Papers. The event takes place Sept. 28-30 in Frankfurt, Germany. The organizers...

Lessons in Time
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Lessons in Time

The other day I was microwaving some food to heat it up. Ten seconds seemed like forever. I was actually able to do several other things while I waited. The microwave...

How Enterprises Use AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Enterprises Use AI

In CWorld:   Good overview of the expansion of the use of cognitive, AI and links to Machine learning.  Based on learnings at the recent AAAI meeting.   My experience...

Service Innovation in a Digital World
From The Eponymous Pickle

Service Innovation in a Digital World

In McKinsey Quarterly:  New Business models for services.  Discussion of key technologies that are modifying service delivery." ... New digital upstarts are threatening...

Google for the Enterprise
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google for the Enterprise

We participated in several Google tests at work, starting with internal search and knowledge organization methods.  Now they are taking another run at the enterprise...

Bluetooth Weaving a Mesh
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bluetooth Weaving a Mesh

In CWorld:     A natural next step is outlined.   " ... Bluetooth starts weaving its mesh for IoT ... Low-power Bluetooth devices should get a standard way to organize...

Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not from Them
From Schneier on Security

Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not from Them

In December, Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was interviewed at the CATO Institute Surveillance Conference. One of the things he said, after talking about...

Performance Challenges Using OpenACC to Port O&G Apps
From insideHPC

Performance Challenges Using OpenACC to Port O&G Apps

"John Levesque is the Director of the Cray’s Supercomputer Center of Excellence based at Oakridge National Laboratory. He is responsible for the group performing...

Good Bad and the Ugly about Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Good Bad and the Ugly about Big Data

What is next? Wondering what to expect? Check out this presentation from Juan Miguel Lavista, Principal Data Scientist. Bing.  'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly about...

The Future of Work in the Age of the Machine
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The Future of Work in the Age of the Machine

The evolution of smart machines has transformed and will continue to transform our economy. As smart machines become more advanced, the human and the machine will...

Snowden-Greenwald-Poitras AMA
From Schneier on Security

Snowden-Greenwald-Poitras AMA

Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Edward Snowden did an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit. Point out anything interesting in the comments. And note that Snowden mentioned...

Sample Naive Bayes Text Classification in Python
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sample Naive Bayes Text Classification in Python

Via O'Reilly: Nice Python example of using Naive Bayes for text classification.  With actual code, and links to talk and slides." ... Full repo here: https://github...

Gamification for Testing and Learning Analytic Tools
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gamification for Testing and Learning Analytic Tools

In the HBR: Gamification Can Help People Actually Use Analytics Tools ... We did this to test a supply chain design alternatives ...  since any game includes a...

The hopeless ones become college professors.
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The hopeless ones become college professors.

Many people justify their choice of pursuing graduate school by a desire to explore new ideas and satisfy their intellectual curiosity, an euphemism for goofing...

Pringles as Global Kelloggs  Snack Equity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pringles as Global Kelloggs Snack Equity

Was a participant in the design of Pringles supply chain.  I saw first hand how widely it was sold in Japan.  In clothing stores?   It is interesting to see how...

Mellanox Shows Record Performance with ConnectX-4 100Gb/s Interconnect Adapters
From insideHPC

Mellanox Shows Record Performance with ConnectX-4 100Gb/s Interconnect Adapters

Today Mellanox announced world-record performance on its ConnectX-4 EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand adapters.
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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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