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MH370 mystery spurred efforts to improve aircraft tracking
From Phys.org Technology News

MH370 mystery spurred efforts to improve aircraft tracking

As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise...

[Book] Overcomplicated (or when systems go feral)
From Putting People First

[Book] Overcomplicated (or when systems go feral)

Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension by Samuel Arbesman Current (Penguin Randomhouse), July 2016 256 pages Abstract Why did the New York Stock...

A nudge toward participation: Improving clinical trial enrollment with behavioral economics
From Putting People First

A nudge toward participation: Improving clinical trial enrollment with behavioral economics

A nudge toward participation: Improving clinical trial enrollment with behavioral economics Eric M. VanEpps, Kevin G. Volpp and Scott D. Halpern (University ofA...

Analytics Magazine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics Magazine

Long before data science and machine learning, there was Analytics.  Here is their most recent e-newsletter.    Subscribe.  Always some useful information.

Exploring Databases: The Indiana Project
From The Eponymous Pickle

Exploring Databases: The Indiana Project

Much like the premise here, often we find ourselves exploring, and even just finding databases.Letizia Tanca - Exploring Databases: The Indiana ProjectLatizia Tanca...

Facebook's AI Chatbots Now Serve a Billion Users
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook's AI Chatbots Now Serve a Billion Users

Its claimed that Facebook Messenger now has a billion users,  and those billion users can be served by a swarm of AI chatbots,   Will those billion users be served...

Preliminary Agenda Posted for HPC User Forum in Austin, Sept. 6-8
From insideHPC

Preliminary Agenda Posted for HPC User Forum in Austin, Sept. 6-8

IDC has published the preliminary agenda for their next HPC User Forum. The event will take place Sept. 6-8 in Austin, Texas. The post Preliminary Agenda Posted...

Accelerating PHP hashing by “unoptimizing” it
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Accelerating PHP hashing by “unoptimizing” it

Hashing is a software trick that can map strings to fixed-length integers, such as 32-bit integers. It is ubiquitous in modern software. Languages like Java and...

Podcast: Steve Scott on How Intel Xeon Phi is Fueling HPC Innovation at Cray
From insideHPC

Podcast: Steve Scott on How Intel Xeon Phi is Fueling HPC Innovation at Cray

In this Intel Chip Chat podcast with Allyson Klein, Cray CTO Steve Scott describes the collaboration between Cray and Intel on the Intel Xeon Phi Processor forPodcast...

ARM to Power New RIKEN supercomputer
From insideHPC

ARM to Power New RIKEN supercomputer

ARM processors will provide the computational muscle behind one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, replacing the current K computer at the RIKENARM...

DARPA Document: "On Countering Strategic Deception"
From Schneier on Security

DARPA Document: "On Countering Strategic Deception"

Old, but interesting. The document was published by DARPA in 1973, and approved for release in 2007. It examines the role of deception on strategic warning systems...

Machines Replacing Humans
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machines Replacing Humans

Good thoughts from the McKinsey Quarterly.  Agree there will be dramatic differences by sector, but do also expect some dramatic speedups. Where machines couldBy...

University of Tokyo Selects Mellanox EDR InfiniBand
From insideHPC

University of Tokyo Selects Mellanox EDR InfiniBand

Today Mellanox announced that the University of Tokyo has selected the company's Switch-IB 2 EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand Switches and ConnectX-4 adapters to accelerate...

CCC Computing Research Symposium- Computing in the Physical World
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Computing Research Symposium- Computing in the Physical World

The following is a guest blog post by CCC council member Klara Nahrstedt from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign and past CCC council member Ross...

Who Owns Your Device?
From XRDS

Who Owns Your Device?

We live in an amazing era of technology. The Internet has opened doors that have been dreamed of for years. By adding computing technology to everyday devices,Continue...

Offloading Application Segments to Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors
From insideHPC

Offloading Application Segments to Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors

Offloading to a coprocessor does need to be considered carefully, due to the memory transfer requirements. When the data that is to be worked on resides in theOffloading...

Scripps Leverages DDN Storage to Research New Medical Treatments
From insideHPC

Scripps Leverages DDN Storage to Research New Medical Treatments

Today DDN announced that The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), one of the world’s largest independent organizations focusing on biomedical research, has deployed...

Wearable, IOT Memory
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wearable, IOT Memory

In CWorld: New kinds of very low power memory for Wearables and IoT by Samsung and IBM.

Southwest says technology outage fixed but more flights cut
From Phys.org Technology News

Southwest says technology outage fixed but more flights cut

Southwest says it has fixed computer problems that caused hundreds of flights to be canceled, but it is telling passengers to get to the airport early because there...

DSC Surveys Data Science Techniques
From The Eponymous Pickle

DSC Surveys Data Science Techniques

Index to useful article lists from Data Science Central.  Click through to their site for search details.  Join the the group.  Very nicely done articles from introduction...
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