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Mobile Sensors and Crowd Estimates
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mobile Sensors and Crowd Estimates

I like the idea of using data from  sensors in new ways.  In the BBC:  An example:  " ... It may be possible to estimate the size of a large crowd based on geographical...

Futurists Make Predictions about the Next Decade
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Futurists Make Predictions about the Next Decade

Can you imagine a robot delivering your baby or downloading a file from your favorite designer to print clothes at home on your 3D printer? You might not have to...

Curriculum Redesign, and Math Thinking for Decision Makers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Curriculum Redesign, and Math Thinking for Decision Makers

Today's ISSIP ( International Society For Service Innovation Professionals) talk, by Charles Fadel on Curriculum design.    Discussion has been started there.  ...

Pawsey Supercomputer Center Receives $21.6M Funding
From insideHPC

Pawsey Supercomputer Center Receives $21.6M Funding

Today the Pawsey Supercomputing Center announced $21.6 million of funding from the Australian government. The operational funding, which runs until 2020-21, allows...

Video: L-CSC Cluster Tops Green500 with AMD Firepro
From insideHPC

Video: L-CSC Cluster Tops Green500 with AMD Firepro

In this video, researchers describes the Lattice-CSC cluster in Darmstadt, Germany. Currently the most energy-efficient supercomputer on the Green500 list, theVideo...

Top Machine Learning Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Top Machine Learning Algorithms

Very nicely done overview of common machine learning algorithms from KDNuggets, what they are for and how they work.  Fairly non technical, so could be used with...

Watson Analytics and Citizen Insights
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson Analytics and Citizen Insights

Good Interview in Silicon Angle:More businesses want to glean information from their data, but there is a shortage of resources geared toward non-data-scientists...

Review / JavaScript & jQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Review / JavaScript & jQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development

Have you ever had a book that was so beautiful, it was hard to put down? Did it happen to be a programming book? Breaking out of what is normally expected of aJavaScript...

Empowering Employees
From The Eponymous Pickle

Empowering Employees

In the HBR:  Always wondered about what empowerment  meant, especially in big enterprises with established cultures.   Useful thoughts.

Terrorist Risks by City, According to Actual Data
From Schneier on Security

Terrorist Risks by City, According to Actual Data

I don't know enough about the methodology to judge it, but it's interesting: In total, 64 cities are categorised as 'extreme risk' in Verisk Maplecroft's new Global...

IllumiRoom Peripheral Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

IllumiRoom Peripheral Augmented Reality

In the CACM: "IllumiRoom: Immersive Experiences Beyond the TV Screen," by Brett R. Jones, Hrvoje Benko, Eyal Ofek, and Andrew D. Wilson, uses virtual and augmented...

New Report Surveys CPU-GPU Heterogeneous Computing Techniques
From insideHPC

New Report Surveys CPU-GPU Heterogeneous Computing Techniques

A new paper from ORNL's Sparsh Mittal and Jeffrey Vetter seeks to change the mindset of researchers using GPUs. Entitled, "A Survey of CPU-GPU Heterogeneous Computing...

Radio Free HPC Previews the ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Previews the ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks ahead to the ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition. This year, 11 teams from around the globe will face off to build...

Its About the Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Its About the Data

By data I don't just mean the mega enterprise warehouses in place today.  It also includes sensors, human input, text comments, business rules, the output of other...

Watson Analytics Professional
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson Analytics Professional

Now, Watson Analytics Professional   Blog and community.  Further introduction and registration.

Race Condition Exploit in Starbucks Gift Cards
From Schneier on Security

Race Condition Exploit in Starbucks Gift Cards

A researcher was able to steal money from Starbucks by exploiting a race condition in their gift-card value-transfer protocol. Basically, by initiating two identical...

Budget Challenge Money Management Game
From The Eponymous Pickle

Budget Challenge Money Management Game

I am being introduced to an interesting finance game for students.  Fascinating startup leveraging some great analytics," ... The Budget Challenge team wants to...

Apple Watch, iBeacons and Food Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple Watch, iBeacons and Food Retail

In Progressive Grocer: " ... Grocery is probably not the prime retail channel to take advantage of a smartwatch’s capabilities. So should grocers prepare for this...

Anaytics Summit  in Cincinnati this Friday
From The Eponymous Pickle

Anaytics Summit in Cincinnati this Friday

This Friday,  Analytics Summit 2015, Last chance ....  Friday, May 29, 2015 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)Marriott Kingsgate at the University of Cincinnati(513)...

The Rise of Cognitive/AI Systems in the Enterprise
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Rise of Cognitive/AI Systems in the Enterprise

A number of excellent articles on the topic from the HBR and beyond.   Even a pointer to some of our work.    By Tom Davenport and others.   Reading  " ... Cognitive...
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