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Snowbird 2016

Earlier this week I attended the 2016 CRA Snowbird Conference, a biennial meeting of CS chairs and other leaders in the the computing community. I’ve attended every...

Oceanographer says Flight 370 could be north of search area
From Phys.org Technology News

Oceanographer says Flight 370 could be north of search area

The oceanographer whose calculations helped an American adventurer find potential debris from Flight 370 said Thursday that the Malaysia Airlines jetliner could...

Fabric Software for Visual Programming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fabric Software for Visual Programming

New way to visually program.  I built software for years, so understand the embedded power,  but always believed there had to be a better way.  Can visual methods...

When and Why of Causation
From The Eponymous Pickle

When and Why of Causation

Adam kelleherPhysics PhD; Principal Data Scientist at BuzzFeed  : Thoughtful Medium piece:" ... So what is causality good for? Anytime you decide to take an action...

Southwest suffers technology outage; flights held at gates
From Phys.org Technology News

Southwest suffers technology outage; flights held at gates

Some Southwest Airlines flights are being held up while the airline tries to fix a technology outage.

Buying Disruption in Personal Care
From The Eponymous Pickle

Buying Disruption in Personal Care

Buying into Disruption.Unilever Buys Dollar Shave Club for $1 Billion   Deal represents a big win for Dollar Shave Club’s investors.Unilever announced on Tuesday...

Macy's Tests Watson AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Macy's Tests Watson AI

In Yahoo Finance.  some of the details are interesting. Most interesting would be, the value of services a system provides, beyond just specials based on loyalty...

3D Printing Survey Provides Insight on First Adopters
From insideHPC

3D Printing Survey Provides Insight on First Adopters

While the National Labs are known for their supercomputers, some are also tasked with helping US industry advance digital manufacturing. The 3D printed car and3D...

CCC Computing Research Symposium- Life Long Learning (Education and Workforce)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Computing Research Symposium- Life Long Learning (Education and Workforce)

The following is a guest blog by Vasant G Honavar, Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Member, Edward Frymoyer Endowed Professor of Information Sciences and Technology...

Nor-Tech & ESI Partner on Affordable Clusters for OpenFOAM
From insideHPC

Nor-Tech & ESI Partner on Affordable Clusters for OpenFOAM

"We saw a disconnect in the industry between rapidly growing organizations that could really benefit from HPC clusters and the solutions that were on the market...

Video: HPE Apollo 6500 Takes GPU Density to the Next Level
From insideHPC

Video: HPE Apollo 6500 Takes GPU Density to the Next Level

In this video from ISC 2016, Greg Schmidt from Hewlett Packard Enterprise describes the new Apollo 6500 server. With up to eight high performance NVIDIA GPUs designed...

Job of the Week: Enterprise Account Manager at CoolIT Systems in New York
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Enterprise Account Manager at CoolIT Systems in New York

CoolIT Systems in New York is seeking an Enterprise Account Manager with experience in Data Center infrastructure in our Job of the Week. The post Job of the Week...

Slidecast: Rethinking Server Power Architecture in the Post-Silicon World
From insideHPC

Slidecast: Rethinking Server Power Architecture in the Post-Silicon World

In this slidecast, Alexander Lidow from EPC describes how the company is leading a technological revolution with Gallium Nitride (GaN). More efficient than silicon...

VR for Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

VR for Marketing

Always looking for real life applications beyond the game.   Marketing is an engagement angle.3 Ways Virtual Reality Is a Marketing Game ChangerVirtual realityLarry...

Automatic Tutors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Automatic Tutors

In The Echo, a quite long ago talk with Daniel Hillis about the web, about knowledge and its evolultion.   Also the realm of 'automatic tutors' and what they could...

Detecting Spoofed Messages Using Clock Skew
From Schneier on Security

Detecting Spoofed Messages Using Clock Skew

Two researchers are working on a system to detect spoofed messages sent to automobiles by fingerprinting the clock skew of the various computer components within...

Procter Tests Direct Online Subscription
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Tests Direct Online Subscription

In MarketWatch:  Procter tests direct online subscription service for Tide Pods.  Already available from Amazon via a Dash button.  This finally circumvents major...

Semantifying the Use of Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Semantifying the Use of Data

Was recently involved in a project  thinking about how semantics can be a good way to make the best use of your data.  Make real sense of data and how it is related...

Predicting Bots Everywhere
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Bots Everywhere

The CEO of Automation Anywhere on How Robotic Process and Automation will Transform the Workplace  by Jacob MorganWhat is in this episode and what you should care...

Tactile Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tactile Intelligence

 Intelligence requires sensors,  so the sense of touch needs to be refined for robots to have complete intelligence.  Good piece on developments in this area Why...
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