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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Open Problems That Might Be Easy

A speculation on the length of proofs of open problems Broad Institute source Nick Patterson is one of the smartest people I have ever known. Today I would like...

How Google Runs the Office
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Google Runs the Office

From Knowledge@Wharton: Podcast and edited text. How Google’s Rules Can Work In Your OfficeTake power away from managers. Don’t trust your gut. Be open and transparent...

Attempting to Define the Enterprise in 2020
From The Eponymous Pickle

Attempting to Define the Enterprise in 2020

Good thoughts.  How exactly things like wearables will fit into the enterprise of 2020 is difficult to say. Obvious for specific focused applications, like machine...

From Computational Complexity

Whiplashed

I recently watched the movie Whiplash, about a college jazz band director, Fletcher played by J.K. Simmons, who torments his musicians to force them to be their...

Robin Murphy’s TED Talk on Disaster Robotics
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Robin Murphy’s TED Talk on Disaster Robotics

Texas A&M University‘s Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and former Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council Member, Robin Murphy recently...

One Lecture Down....
From My Biased Coin

One Lecture Down....

CS125, the "new", "honors-ish" Algorithms and Complexity course, got off to a good start today.  The room was full with not enough seats for people, the students...

Sanctity of 5 Ws Lost,  but Needed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sanctity of 5 Ws Lost, but Needed

I had read somewhere that because of the internet, Ihe old 5 Ws rule (Who, What, Where, When, Why)  in the top sentence or para was no longer being taught.  Old...

GPUs Power Analytical Flavor Systems for Brewing Better Beer
From insideHPC

GPUs Power Analytical Flavor Systems for Brewing Better Beer

HPC and Beer have always had a certain affinity ever since the days when Cray Research would include a case of Leinenkugel's with every supercomputer. Now, Brian...

Data Analytics Requires New Libraries
From insideHPC

Data Analytics Requires New Libraries

A convergence in the fields of High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data has led to new opportunities for software developers to create and deliver products...

Training Robots at PARC
From The Eponymous Pickle

Training Robots at PARC

Shiwali Mohan from Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), presented "Designing Instructable Cognitive Robots"  Slides here.Please find the schedule of presenters here...

Intel to Invest $50 Million in Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

Intel to Invest $50 Million in Quantum Computing

Today Intel announced a 10-year collaborative relationship with the Delft University of Technology and TNO, the Dutch Organization for Applied Research, to accelerate...

An Open Invitation to Work on the Tianhe 2 Supercomputer
From insideHPC

An Open Invitation to Work on the Tianhe 2 Supercomputer

European researchers are welcome to use the world’s fastest supercomputer, the Tianhe-2, to pursue their research in collaboration with Chinese scientists and HPC...

Can Robots Be Trusted?
From Blog@Ubiquity

Can Robots Be Trusted?

Can robots be trusted to make better decisions than humans? Sometimes automation can be a matter or life or death. The post Can Robots Be Trusted? appeared first...

"The Declining Half-Life of Secrets"
From Schneier on Security

"The Declining Half-Life of Secrets"

Several times I've mentioned Peter Swire's concept of "the declining half-life of secrets." He's finally written it up: The nature of secrets is changing. Secrets...

You are the Network
From The Eponymous Pickle

You are the Network

In CWorld: In the future,  with increasing use of wearables, you will become the network in a Personal Area Network (PAN).

Macy's Omni Channel Reorganizes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Macy's Omni Channel Reorganizes

In Think with Google  Talk." ... Macy's found that customers who shop across channels are 8X more valuable than those who shop in a single channel. With today's...

Autotune Code from ORNL Tunes Your Building Energy Efficiency
From insideHPC

Autotune Code from ORNL Tunes Your Building Energy Efficiency

A team at Oak Ridge has developed a set of automated calibration techniques for tuning residential and commercial building energy efficiency software models toAutotune...

Looking for Patterns in Sequences or Collections?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Looking for Patterns in Sequences or Collections?

Need to find patterns in sequences or collections?   Used  this long ago, and was reminded about it in a recent piece in Quanta Magazine.   Remarkably simple and...

CSTA Now Accepting Applications for Cutler-Bell Prize
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

CSTA Now Accepting Applications for Cutler-Bell Prize

This is not your ordinary high school CS student prize. “Four winners will be selected annually and each will be awarded a $10,000 prize and cost of travel to the...

XSEDE & UC Berkeley Offer Online Parallel Computing Course
From insideHPC

XSEDE & UC Berkeley Offer Online Parallel Computing Course

The XSEDE project and the University of California, Berkeley are offering an online course on parallel computing for graduate students and advanced undergraduates...
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