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Pixar and Inspirational Mathematics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pixar and Inspirational Mathematics

Hard to convince kids that mathematics is relevant?  Or anyone of any age?  Here Kahn Academy shows how math is used at at Pixar to create effective and beautiful...

Cray XC Series Networking
From insideHPC

Cray XC Series Networking

Creating a large server farm with fast CPUs doesn’t map well to applications that require storage connectivity, as most do, or socket to socket communication within...

Advanced Pedestrian Detection/Analysis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advanced Pedestrian Detection/Analysis

Detecting and counting pedestrians is not new, has been done since the 90s, but advanced analysis of real time video is rapidly changing.   Called VCS, or Video...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

How Joe Traub Beat the Street

An insight into the computation of financial information Columbia memorial source Joseph Traub passed away just a week ago, on August 24th. He is best known for...

DECI in Europe Issues Call for Proposals for HPC Compute Resources
From insideHPC

DECI in Europe Issues Call for Proposals for HPC Compute Resources

The Distributed European Computing Initiative (DECI) in Europe has issued its 13th Call for Proposals for HPC Compute Resources. "Administered by PRACE, DECI enables...

Time-lapse Video: Installation of Cray Supercomputer at UK Met Office
From insideHPC

Time-lapse Video: Installation of Cray Supercomputer at UK Met Office

In this video, technicians install the first phase of a new Cray XC supercomputer at the U.K. Met Office. "Consisting of three phases spanning multiple years, the...

Watson Analytics Use Case: Marketing Campaign Effectiveness
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson Analytics Use Case: Marketing Campaign Effectiveness

A well done video example of Watson Analytics use.   Since this is a place where this kind of analytics is already commonly done, good place to compare with current...

Video: Why is HPC so Important to AI?
From insideHPC

Video: Why is HPC so Important to AI?

In this video from the SF Big Analytics Meetup, Bryan Catanzaro from Baidu presents: Why is HPC so important to AI? "We built Deep Speech because we saw the opportunity...

Designing Persuasive Robots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Designing Persuasive Robots

In the ACM, in abstract form.  With emphasis on persuasive.   How persuasive?   The interactions between us and our machines has progressed for some time now.  But...

NIST Global City Teams Challenge Save the Date
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIST Global City Teams Challenge Save the Date

Save the date for the next of round of the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) on November 12-13, 2015. Municipal leaders and innovators will gather at the National...

Call for Student Cluster Teams at ISC 2016
From insideHPC

Call for Student Cluster Teams at ISC 2016

Today the HPC Advisory Council announced the return of the widely successful HPCAC-ISC Student Cluster Competition in next year’s ISC program of events. In a real...

Edison Supercomputer Creates 3D Map of Adolescent Universe
From insideHPC

Edison Supercomputer Creates 3D Map of Adolescent Universe

Scientists from the NERSC and Berkeley National Laboratory are using a supercomputer to create one of the most complete, three-dimensional maps of the adolescent...

Interesting Links 31 September 2015
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 31 September 2015

Well school is back for real now. I had students in class most of last week so we’re completely live. I have great students. My Honors Programming class has aWhy...

From Computational Complexity

Two candidates that I want to see run for Democratic Nomination

It has been noted that while there are 17 Republican candidates for the nomination, of which 10 have been declared serious by FOX News via the first debate, there...

Bias and Innovation Solutions in Context
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bias and Innovation Solutions in Context

Colleague and master innovator from the enterprise Pete Foley, is now writing in Innovation Excellence.  See his most recent contribution: Why I Moved to Las Vegas...

Gaming and Coaching Discussed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gaming and Coaching Discussed

From conversation:https://www.linkedin.com/grp/post/6729452-6036912494289698817?trk=groups-post-b-titleJim Spohrer:Franz, and from some earlier threads let's not...

Working at Google
From Geeking with Greg

Working at Google

I joined Google a few months ago. I've wanted to work at Google for a long time. I first interviewed there back in 2003! I've had this blog since 2004, during...

Humanizing Self-Checkout
From The Eponymous Pickle

Humanizing Self-Checkout

On humanizing the checkout,   " ..... What if supermarket checkout tills could talk? ... Technology has become so advanced that it's a wonder self-service checkouts...

Omni Channel Customers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Omni Channel Customers

Interesting new classification of customers. In CustomerThink," .... If you found yourself checking a new piece of clothing at a store, while looking it up on the...
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