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Retail Implications for Alexa on iPhone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retail Implications for Alexa on iPhone

Seems it just increases choice and lets competition play out. May well drive Siri to more shopping options as well.  Asking for trivia does not pay out.   I would...

Penguin Computing Adds Omni-Path and Lustre to its HPC Cloud
From insideHPC

Penguin Computing Adds Omni-Path and Lustre to its HPC Cloud

Today Penguin Computing announced a significant expansion of their Penguin Computing On-Demand (POD) High Performance Computing Cloud. The new offering includes...

Rallying Around Common Goals
From The Eponymous Pickle

Rallying Around Common Goals

A most important topic,  even more so today in our heavily interacting world.   Focus.Podcast:   In Knowledge@WhartonMeaningful Work: What Leaders Can Learn from...

Scalable Informatics Closes Down their Shop
From insideHPC

Scalable Informatics Closes Down their Shop

We are sad to report that HPC vendor Scalable Informatics has gone out of business. Headed up by CEO Joe Landman, Scalable Informatics spent the last 12 years building...

Google Maps Location Sharing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Maps Location Sharing

Google Maps Location Sharing is being rolled out.  Google had a service like this some time ago, that allowed you to very selectively share your instantaneous location...

Will the White House Budget Affect HPC? How to Gain Market Share in an Uncertain Market
From insideHPC

Will the White House Budget Affect HPC? How to Gain Market Share in an Uncertain Market

"Marketing is important in good times, but it can be even more important in bad times. If you have the means to invest in marketing, then do it now. Invest, because...

New Paper on Encryption Workarounds
From Schneier on Security

New Paper on Encryption Workarounds

I have written a paper with Orin Kerr on encryption workarounds. Our goal wasn't to make any policy recommendations. (That was a good thing, since we probably don't...

Amazon Powers Prime Now with Alexa Voice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Powers Prime Now with Alexa Voice

Still wondering how broadly this will increase shopping volume, and the degree to a which voice channel convenience will influence this.   Essentially providesIn...

Customer Engagement in the Cognitive Era
From The Eponymous Pickle

Customer Engagement in the Cognitive Era

Watson Customer Engagement  Watson Marketing. Watson Commerce. Watson Supply ChainEvery touchpoint is an opportunity to engage customers. Are you ready? WatsonUnder...

Companies Leading the AI Revolution
From The Eponymous Pickle

Companies Leading the AI Revolution

An interesting piece, with a number of players I just heard of.In KDNuggets:     By Thuy T. Pham, U. of Sydney. .... We detail the list of top 50 companies in Artificial...

Past CCC Chair Greg D. Hager Inducted to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Past CCC Chair Greg D. Hager Inducted to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) just inducted the 2017 College of Fellows at their 2017 Annual Event at the National Academy...

Smartphone Mechanics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smartphone Mechanics

Good thoughts.  Don't know how practical this is of yet,  but it maps out what standards and capabilities exist today.   A good starting point for using your phone...

NSA Documents from before 1930
From Schneier on Security

NSA Documents from before 1930

Here is a listing of all the documents that the NSA has in its archives that are dated earlier than 1930....

Introducing the upcoming Biennial of Democracy in Turin
From Putting People First

Introducing the upcoming Biennial of Democracy in Turin

Every two years the city of Turin hosts the Biennial of Democracy, an event of conversation and debate, that seems to become more timely and necessary as yearsIntroducing...

Supermicro Rolls Out Intel Optane SSD Platforms
From insideHPC

Supermicro Rolls Out Intel Optane SSD Platforms

Today SuperMicro rolled out a wide range of NVMe Flash server and storage systems with support for the new Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X based on 3D XPoint technology...

SuperMUC Helps Discover New Species Critical to Rainforest Ecosystems
From insideHPC

SuperMUC Helps Discover New Species Critical to Rainforest Ecosystems

Researchers using the SuperMUC cluster in Germany have discovered a set of unknown species in rainforest soils. As described in a new paper published in NatureSuperMUC...

Issues of Face Recognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Issues of Face Recognition

Had always thought that bio face recognition would make us more secure.  But improvements in AI based systems may change this.It's time to face the ugly reality...

Supercomputing the Black Hole Speed Limit
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Black Hole Speed Limit

Supermassive black holes have a speed limit that governs how fast and how large they can grow,” said Joseph Smidt of the Theoretical Design Division at LANL. Using...

DDN Names Bret Costelow VP of Global Sales
From insideHPC

DDN Names Bret Costelow VP of Global Sales

“Bret Costelow is an inspiring sales leader with a clear understanding of our customers’ needs and a vision of how DDN’s technologies and solutions can best solve...

Walmart Incubates Buzzword Solutions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Walmart Incubates Buzzword Solutions

Giving it more direct access to rapidly emerging technologies.Walmart is opening its own tech incubator in Silicon ValleyThe retail giant wants to get a foothold...
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