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Friday Squid Blogging: Giant Squid Washes Up in New Zealand
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Giant Squid Washes Up in New Zealand

The latest one. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered....

USPS Tracking Queries to Its Package Tracking Website
From Schneier on Security

USPS Tracking Queries to Its Package Tracking Website

A man was arrested for drug dealing based on the IP address he used while querying the USPS package tracking website....

Vora Ventures Demo Day
From The Eponymous Pickle

Vora Ventures Demo Day

Have worked with components of Vora Ventures a number of times.  They write:Vora Ventures was named Cincinnati’s 2015 Tech Company of the Year at the Business Courier...

How Would Alan Turing Fix AI?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Would Alan Turing Fix AI?

In CWorld: by John Ball:  of Thinking Solutions. Some interesting points about AI:   " ...  Computers were designed to compress and duplicate information. They...

Call for Papers: HiPEAC 2016 in Prague
From insideHPC

Call for Papers: HiPEAC 2016 in Prague

The HiPEAC 2016 Conference has issued its Call for Papers. HiPEAC is the European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation...

Storytelling Tool
From The Eponymous Pickle

Storytelling Tool

Was brought up in an advertising and marketing world.  So the concept of broadening the use of storytelling techniques has always been of interest.   What is the...

Coding is Your Child's Key to Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coding is Your Child's Key to Future

Not sure I completely agree.  But coding trains anyone in logic, understanding the measurement of  results and paying strict attention to detail.    All are useful...

Sandia’s Mark Taylor Receives DOE Secretary’s Honor Award
From insideHPC

Sandia’s Mark Taylor Receives DOE Secretary’s Honor Award

Today Sandia National Laboratories announced that researcher Mark Taylor has received the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2014 Secretary’s Honor Award — the department’s...

New Magazine Celebrates PRACE Women in HPC
From insideHPC

New Magazine Celebrates PRACE Women in HPC

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe in Europe has published the first edition of PRACE Women in HPC Magazine, a collection of success stories celebrating...

GCS in Germany Awards Close to 1 Billion Core Hours
From insideHPC

GCS in Germany Awards Close to 1 Billion Core Hours

Today the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) in Germany announced the award of close to 1 billion compute core hours to scientifically outstanding national research...

Conference Call: Design Anthropological Futures
From Putting People First

Conference Call: Design Anthropological Futures

Design Anthropological Futures conference Organised by the Research Network for Design Anthropology August 13-14, 2015 Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – School...

What Question Might Turing Pose Now?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What Question Might Turing Pose Now?


Packaged Decision Optimization Cloud
From The Eponymous Pickle

Packaged Decision Optimization Cloud

A packaging of a number of IBM's optimization and analytics capabilities.   Clever solution oriented packaging.      But will it get ahead of open source solutions...

From Computational Complexity

An Intentional and an Unintentional teaching experiment regarding proving the number of primes is infinite.

I taught Discrete Math Honors this semester. Two of the days were cancelled entirely because of snow (the entire school was closed) and four more I couldn't make...

Virtual Rooms in the Smart Home
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtual Rooms in the Smart Home

In ReadWrite Web:   Good piece.  Look forward to compare it to out innovation home."Virtual Rooms" For The Apple Smart Home Sound Like A Great Idea ...  A new "Home"...

May - June 2015 Analytics Magazine
From The Eponymous Pickle

May - June 2015 Analytics Magazine

A Publication of Informs: Analytics malfeasance, unified analytics and human resource analytics are some of the many topics explored in the current May/June issue...

Call for Presentations: PBS Works User Group
From insideHPC

Call for Presentations: PBS Works User Group

"Have you simplified your HPC environment or improved productivity with the use of PBS Works products? If so, Altair invites you to share your experiences, tips...

New Pew Research Report on Americans' Attitudes on Privacy, Security, and Surveillance
From Schneier on Security

New Pew Research Report on Americans' Attitudes on Privacy, Security, and Surveillance

This is interesting: The surveys find that Americans feel privacy is important in their daily lives in a number of essential ways. Yet, they have a pervasive sense...

NAS Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NAS Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has announced the creation of the new Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research, convergence research is...
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