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Comparing the Security Practices of Experts and Non-Experts
From Schneier on Security

Comparing the Security Practices of Experts and Non-Experts

New paper: "'...no one can hack my mind': Comparing Expert and Non-Expert Security Practices," by Iulia Ion, Rob Reeder, and Sunny Consolvo. Abstract: The state...

P&G Supply Chain Redesign
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Supply Chain Redesign

I posted a link to  this once before.  I had to review this for some work, worth another examination. Overstatement of the implications?Does P&G Need RetailersThe...

Shift from TV to Digital Video
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shift from TV to Digital Video

From Google:   An interview with creatives,  How fast is this moving today?" .. Great YouTube ads are born from great creative ideas. But how does the shift to ...

Process Improvement and Building IKEA Furniture
From The Eponymous Pickle

Process Improvement and Building IKEA Furniture

In the APQC blog:   What building IKEA furniture can teach you about process improvement.  by Jess Scheer.   Good points.  Respect and evolve the process!

Compute Canada to Renew National Research Computing Infrastructure
From insideHPC

Compute Canada to Renew National Research Computing Infrastructure

Today Compute Canada announced funding to renew and consolidate the Canadian national platform for advanced research computing. Compute Canada and its regionalCompute...

What do students think about coding?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

What do students think about coding?

What does assessment look like in a K-8 Computer Science program? Computer science teachers like myself use various methods to determine learning amongst theirContinue...

BSC and CEA to Collaborate on HPC Innovation
From insideHPC

BSC and CEA to Collaborate on HPC Innovation

Today the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) announced plans to collaborate on HPC research...

Executive Order establishing the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Executive Order establishing the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI)

President Obama has issued an Executive Order establishing the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI), which is an effort to create a cohesive, multi-agency...

Nested Parallelism
From insideHPC

Nested Parallelism

The benefits of nested parallelism on highly threaded applications can be determined and quantified. With the number of cores in both the host CPU (Intel Xeon)Nested...

Video: Argonne Presents HPC Plans at ISC 2015
From insideHPC

Video: Argonne Presents HPC Plans at ISC 2015

"In April 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a $200 million supercomputing investment coming to Argonne National Laboratory. As the third of three Coral...

Walmart Robot Picks Groceries
From The Eponymous Pickle

Walmart Robot Picks Groceries

In CityWire: Wal-Mart offers a peek at robot grocery pickers and other innovations ... " 

Changes in Consumer Goods Players
From The Eponymous Pickle

Changes in Consumer Goods Players

In Bain: The rapidly changing order of consumer goods leadersWhile it may seem as though the same familiar players always dominate the consumer goods industry,...

Service Innovation for the Interconnected World
From The Eponymous Pickle

Service Innovation for the Interconnected World

Presenter for the ISSIP Service Innovation Weekly Speaker Series is Timothy Chou, Author and Lecturer in Cloud Computing at Stanford University. Title of his presentation...

The NSA, Metadata, and the Failure of Stopping 9/11
From Schneier on Security

The NSA, Metadata, and the Failure of Stopping 9/11

It's common wisdom that the NSA was unable to intercept phone calls from Khalid al-Mihdhar in San Diego to Bin Ladin in Yemen because of legal restrictions. This...

Should Users Reset Performance Expectations for Exascale?
From insideHPC

Should Users Reset Performance Expectations for Exascale?

"Exascale computers are going to deliver only one or two per cent of their theoretical peak performance when they run real applications; and both the people paying...

Musings on Blogging
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Musings on Blogging

Attending several conferences this summer I have talked to any number of people about this blog. Several people told me how much they appreciated the blog which...

Putting Student Programmers To Work
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Putting Student Programmers To Work

I love CS Teaching Tips. I follow them on Twitter and Facebook as well as visiting the web site from time to time. Full list of links at the bottom of this post...

Obama Establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative
From insideHPC

Obama Establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative

Today President Obama issued an Executive Order establishing the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) to ensure the United States continues leading high...

CSTA Professional Development Committee
From Computer Science Teachers Association

CSTA Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee’s purpose is to improve teaching and learning in the computing disciplines by identifying the ongoing professional development...

The Service Innovation Triangle
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Service Innovation Triangle

This week’s presenters for the ISSIP Service Innovation Weekly Speaker Series is  Drs. Peder Inge Furseth (Norwegian Business School ) and Richard Cuthberts (University...
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