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I have consulted four times. Really!

Those who know me know that I work on stuff that is not readily applied. Or perhaps not applied at all. Certainly my current state of knowledge does seem like it...

Indiana University to Launch Three New HPC Systems
From insideHPC

Indiana University to Launch Three New HPC Systems

Indiana University plans to unveil three new HPC resources at a launch event on Sept 1: Jetstream, Big Red II+, and Diet. "With these new systems, IU continuesIndiana...

Using Wi-Fi Signals to Identify People by Body Shape
From Schneier on Security

Using Wi-Fi Signals to Identify People by Body Shape

Another paper on using Wi-Fi for surveillance. This one is on identifying people by their body shape. "FreeSense:Indoor Human Identification with WiFi Signals":...

Humans, Machines and the Future of Work Conference Call for Posters
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Humans, Machines and the Future of Work Conference Call for Posters

The De Lange Conference X has released a call for posters for inclusion in their conference,Humans, Machines and the Future of Work. The conference, organized...

Exascale Computing  What are the Goals and the Baseline?
From insideHPC

Exascale Computing What are the Goals and the Baseline?

Thomas Schulthess presented this talk at the MVAPICH User Group. "Implementation of exascale computing will be different in that application performance is supposed...

Advanced Consumer Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advanced Consumer Drones

IEEE Spectrum looks at Drones. In particular a drone that incorporates advanced autopilot capabilities.

WINS Program Selects Seven Women to Help Build SCinet at SC16
From insideHPC

WINS Program Selects Seven Women to Help Build SCinet at SC16

Seven women who work in IT departments at research institutions around the country have been selected to help build and operate the high performance SCinet conference...

Requesting Your Input on the HPC Customer Experience Survey
From insideHPC

Requesting Your Input on the HPC Customer Experience Survey

We'd like to invite our readers to participate in our new HPC Customer Experience Survey. It's an effort to better understand our readers and what is really happening...

SGI Opens European Research Centre at ICHEC in Ireland
From insideHPC

SGI Opens European Research Centre at ICHEC in Ireland

Today SGI announced a significant investment in extreme scale software research at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC), a top European center. The investment...

Developer as CEO
From The Eponymous Pickle

Developer as CEO

In CIOInsight. My reaction: True, most CEO's in consumer facing companies come out of marketing, which is a kind of strategic, high level interface between...

Graph Databases Explosion
From The Eponymous Pickle

Graph Databases Explosion

Always like the method because it directly integrates visualization and analytical methods. Though most real data examples are difficult to understand directly...

Keystroke Recognition from Wi-Fi Distortion
From Schneier on Security

Keystroke Recognition from Wi-Fi Distortion

This is interesting research: "Keystroke Recognition Using WiFi Signals." Basically, the user's hand positions as they type distorts the Wi-Fi signal in predictable...

Intels Todd Harple proposes new toolkit for fashion designers
From Putting People First

Intels Todd Harple proposes new toolkit for fashion designers

Fashion designers must integrate software, sensors, processors and new synthetic and biological materials into their toolkit, argues Intel anthropologist Todd...

Melinda, youre right: it should not have taken an experience like this to teach me to be more
From The Noisy Channel

Melinda, youre right: it should not have taken an experience like this to teach me to be more

careful. That said, I met the company through someone I trust, and I did spend some time with the team before becoming an advisor.Continue reading on

Selling AI to Business Now
From The Eponymous Pickle

Selling AI to Business Now

Have been involved in several era's that pushed the idea of AI.  So am interested in how it is being positioned today.  I also get inquiries from past and current...

Just released: Video interviews on computational thinking
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Just released: Video interviews on computational thinking

What is computational thinking? How is computational thinking distinctive from other thinking skills? How can teachers assess computational thinking skills? Have...

Lesson Learned
From The Noisy Channel

Lesson Learned

This morning, I woke up to find out that a job-matching company I’d been advising, WrkRiot (formerly known as 1for.one and apparently also…Continue reading on...

iPhone Zero-Day Used by UAE Government
From Schneier on Security

iPhone Zero-Day Used by UAE Government

Last week, Apple issued a critical security patch for the iPhone: iOS 9.3.5. The incredible story is that this patch is the result of investigative work by Citizen...

The Open Source Application Development Portal (OSADP) Adds More Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Applications for Download!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The Open Source Application Development Portal (OSADP) Adds More Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Applications for Download!

The US Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems (USDOT ITS) Joint Program Office has announced that new intelligent transportation system...

Simulating the Earliest Generations of Galaxies with Enzo and Blue Waters
From insideHPC

Simulating the Earliest Generations of Galaxies with Enzo and Blue Waters

"Galaxies are complexmany physical processes operate simultaneously, and over a huge range of scales in space and time. As a result, accurately modeling the formation...
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