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Five Technologies for the Next Ten Years
From The Eponymous Pickle

Five Technologies for the Next Ten Years

McKinsey does a good job of explaining, in a non-technical way, why these technologies will be important. Provides a sketch in oil and gas of how they can be used...

Video: Using HPC to build Clean Energy Technologies
From insideHPC

Video: Using HPC to build Clean Energy Technologies

Maria Chan from NST presented this talk at Argonne Out Loud. "People eagerly anticipate environmental benefits from advances in clean energy technologies, suchVideo...

Call for Proposals: Fortissimo Project
From insideHPC

Call for Proposals: Fortissimo Project

The European Fortissimo Project has issued its Second Call for Proposals. Fortissimo is a collaborative project that enables European SMEs to be more competitive...

Use of Techniques by Data Scientists
From The Eponymous Pickle

Use of Techniques by Data Scientists

In KDNuggets, summary of a poll done with data scientists. Indicating the use of techniques by practitioners. Not too surprising. Much more detail about the...

Algorithmic Retailing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithmic Retailing

Gartner on Algorithmic retailing. Pretty broad view. I assume this is for particular parts of the business where process can be defined? I don't have a Gartner...

MH370 wreckage hunter won't give up until mystery solved
From Phys.org Technology News

MH370 wreckage hunter won't give up until mystery solved

The fedora, the bomber jacket and the consuming quest invite comparisons to Indiana Jones. Blaine Gibson, though, hasn't matched the film hero's triumph in finding...

Procurement Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procurement Analytics

A favorite topic, see previous posts below.Includes a link to an eBook. In O'Reilly:Advancing Procurement AnalyticsLearn how your company can significantly improve...

Right Way to Take Risk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Right Way to Take Risk

Right Way to Take RiskPodcast and text.The truism nothing ventured, nothing gained is an often heard phrase. But risk-taking must be balanced with prudence. Karen...

Friday Squid Blogging: Space Kraken
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Space Kraken

A Lego model of a giant space kraken destroying a Destroyer from Star Wars. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the...

Weapons of Math Destruction?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Weapons of Math Destruction?

More on biases of algorithms. Inevitable, and will require new kinds of transparency that require deep contextual expertise. Only governments and big tech enabled...

When But It Works Isnt Enough
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

When But It Works Isnt Enough

I saw this image on Twitter recently. It was captioned: "Spaces or tabs?""Semicolons." Its all perfectly legal C or C++ code. And a decent compiler will handle...

Cadence and TSMC Advance Towards 7nm FinFET Designs
From insideHPC

Cadence and TSMC Advance Towards 7nm FinFET Designs

Today Cadence Design Systems announced several important deliveries in its collaboration with TSMC to advance 7nm FinFET designs for mobile and high-performance...

DDN User Group Coming to SC16 Nov. 14
From insideHPC

DDN User Group Coming to SC16 Nov. 14

The DDN User Group meeting is returning to Salt Lake City for SC16. The meeting takes place Monday, Nov. 14 from 2pm-6pm at the Radisson Hotel near the convention...

Question: "Correcting brilliant students"
From updated sporadically at best

Question: "Correcting brilliant students"

A question for all of you.-- from: Grzegorz Kossakowski to: Jean date: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 10:51 AM subject: Correcting brilliant students Hi Jean, I...

Larry Smarr Presents: 50 Years of Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Larry Smarr Presents: 50 Years of Supercomputing

Larry Smarr presented this talk as part of NCSA's 30th Anniversary Celebration. "For the last thirty years, NCSA has played a critical role in bringing computational...

iPhone 7 Jailbreak
From Schneier on Security

iPhone 7 Jailbreak

It took 24 hours. Slashdot thread....

Minimal Metrics Releases PerfMiner Parallel Optimization Tool
From insideHPC

Minimal Metrics Releases PerfMiner Parallel Optimization Tool

This week Minimal Metrics announced an early-adopter program, which uses lightweight, and pervasive performance data collection technology, automates its collection...

Inspired by the Architecture of Neural Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Inspired by the Architecture of Neural Networks

Why does machine learning work? And I would add, what does 'work' mean?A look into the mysterious world of neural nets, which are not new, we used them for practical...

Building Practical AI Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Building Practical AI Systems

Video from O'Reilly, requires basic registration.Building practical AI systemsAs a technical founder at Siri, Sentient, and Viv Labs, Adam Cheyer has helped design...

Video: Cycle Cloud Works with Dell to Deliver More Science for More Users
From insideHPC

Video: Cycle Cloud Works with Dell to Deliver More Science for More Users

In this this video from ISC 2016, Tim Carroll describes how Cycle Computing is working with Dell Technologies to deliver more science for more users. Cycle Computings...
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