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Google Magenta AI Makes Music
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Magenta AI Makes Music

Like the idea.  When we will see a library of these efforts to consider?   What are the bounds of its innovation, creativity? Google enters the Artificial Intelligence...

An AI Primer.  What do we think it is Today?
From The Eponymous Pickle

An AI Primer. What do we think it is Today?

Good primer in a talk  AI, Deep Learning, and Machine Learning:   – in  Andreessen Horowitz" .... Things are clearly progressing rapidly when it comes to machine...

The Importance of CS Education Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The Importance of CS Education Research

Contributions to this post were provided by Andrew Ko, University of Washington. Andrew J. Ko is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information...

Not all Things Should be Connected
From The Eponymous Pickle

Not all Things Should be Connected

Agreed, recall in my Defense department experience, the only way to have complete security was to have an unconnected network.   With emphasis on being truly unconnected...

Semantic Ecosystems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Semantic Ecosystems

Continuing a look at modern ontology capabilities,  We did work with Stanford's KSL to build ontologies of corporate data.Semantic EcosystemsCreate a semantic ecosystem—evolve...

Emoji Based Targeting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Emoji Based Targeting

Not unexpected, but how well will it work compared to broader prediction?Twitter Introduces Emoji-Based TargetingIt's Exactly What You Think It Is    By George...

Allinea Programming Tools Release for Intel Xeon Phi Processor
From insideHPC

Allinea Programming Tools Release for Intel Xeon Phi Processor

"Our latest product enhancements will solidify our customers’ investment in the next generation Intel Xeon Phi processor," said Mark O'Connor, VP Product Management...

Penguin Computing adds Intel Xeon Phi Processors to Tundra Supercomputers
From insideHPC

Penguin Computing adds Intel Xeon Phi Processors to Tundra Supercomputers

Penguin Computing, a provider of high performance, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, announced its transition from pre-production deployments last year...

From Computational Complexity

STOC 2016

I attended the 2016 STOC Conference earlier this week in Cambridge, Massachusetts. No shortage of awesome results highlighted by László Babai's new quasipolynomial...

Comparing Messaging Apps
From Schneier on Security

Comparing Messaging Apps

Michah Lee has a nice comparison among Signal, WhatsApp, and Allo. In this article, I'm going to compare WhatsApp, Signal, and Allo from a privacy perspective....

Latest Irish Supercomputer List Reflects Growing Capabilities
From insideHPC

Latest Irish Supercomputer List Reflects Growing Capabilities

"The June 2016 Irish Supercomputer List represents a seismic shake-up in the Irish HPC landscape. After a 2015 that saw only three new machines, the list has experienced...

DDN Powers Medical Breakthroughs at Children’s Mercy Kansas City
From insideHPC

DDN Powers Medical Breakthroughs at Children’s Mercy Kansas City

With DDN’s high-performance GRIDScaler platform, Children’s Mercy can scale up or out to handle massive data ingest, processing, storage and collaboration. NotDDN...

Programming Many Tasks for Many Cores
From insideHPC

Programming Many Tasks for Many Cores

"Tasks keep the CPUs busy. When a core is working, rather than waiting for work to be sent to it, the application progresses towards it conclusion. A caveat toProgramming...

Video: Rolling Out the New Intel Xeon Phi Processor at ISC 2016
From insideHPC

Video: Rolling Out the New Intel Xeon Phi Processor at ISC 2016

In this video from ISC 2016, Barry Davis from Intel describes the company's brand new Intel Xeon Phi Processor and how it fits into the Intel Scalable System Framework...

An AI Primer.  What do we think it is Today?
From The Eponymous Pickle

An AI Primer. What do we think it is Today?

Good primer in a talk  AI, Deep Learning, and Machine Learning:   – in  Andreessen Horowitz" .... Things are clearly progressing rapidly when it comes to machine...

Do We Teach Design for Everyone?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Do We Teach Design for Everyone?

Summer is a time for me to think about how I want to teach better in the next school year. I’m always looking for ideas about this and recently came across this...

Computing as a Force for Social Good
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing as a Force for Social Good

Computing has become a powerful tool for productivity and connectivity — it powers companies, it fuels scientific research, and it delivers entertainment and social...

Fraudsters are Buying IPv4 Addresses
From Schneier on Security

Fraudsters are Buying IPv4 Addresses

IPv4 addresses are valuable, so criminals are figuring out how to buy or steal them. Hence criminals' interest in ways to land themselves IP addresses, some of...

Bot Buttons in Slack
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bot Buttons in Slack

A very simple idea.  Developers can add interactive buttons in Slack.   Of really any level of intelligence they can 'develop', from very simple logic to far beyond...

National Week of Making!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

National Week of Making!

Contributions to this post were provided by Meredith M. Lee, Executive Director of the West Data Hub from UC Berkeley. President Obama released a proclamation announcing...
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