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Video: Doing Computational Chemistry with Square Pegs and Round Holes
From insideHPC

Video: Doing Computational Chemistry with Square Pegs and Round Holes

"Existing computational chemistry packages are tightly integrated, with few interchangeable components, data structures and algorithms. Interoperation between packages...

Bigger,  Faster Models and Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bigger, Faster Models and Analytics

From the CACM: Exascale Computing and Big Data" ... Nearly two centuries ago, the English chemist Humphrey Davy wrote "Nothing tends so much to the advancementWikipedia...

New Intel® Omni-Path White Paper Details Technology Improvements
From insideHPC

New Intel® Omni-Path White Paper Details Technology Improvements

The Intel Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA) whitepaper goes through the multitude of improvements that Intel OPA technology provides to the HPC community. InNew...

What Can you Learn from Metadata?
From Schneier on Security

What Can you Learn from Metadata?

An Australian reporter for the ABC, Will Ockenden published a bunch of his metadata, and asked people to derive various elements of his life. They did pretty well...

HPC People on the Move: Back to School Edition
From insideHPC

HPC People on the Move: Back to School Edition

It's me again--Dr. Lewey Anton. I’ve been commissioned by insideHPC to get the scoop on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. Familiar...

Freight Forwarding
From The Eponymous Pickle

Freight Forwarding

Freight forwarding in the supply chain.  Opportunities exist, but standards are one issue.  Planning is another. WSJ:  " ... Companies that coordinate shippingForwarders’...

Startup Bubbles
From The Eponymous Pickle

Startup Bubbles

In K@W:" ... But is there a tech start-up bubble? “Although it’s hard to call a bubble, there are many who are concerned about the level of pricing across asset...

NASA Knowledge Discovery with Graph Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

NASA Knowledge Discovery with Graph Analytics

We looked at problems similar to this a number of times.  How do you construct a semantic net based on internal knowledge, then use it to find new, innovative connections...

Risk in Modeling Check List
From The Eponymous Pickle

Risk in Modeling Check List

Good short piece on bias and Simpson's Paradox in DSC, by William Vorhies  In particular dealing with real time data.  Relatively non technical, beginners should...

Using Samsung's Internet-Enabled Refrigerator for Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
From Schneier on Security

Using Samsung's Internet-Enabled Refrigerator for Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

This is interesting research:: Whilst the fridge implements SSL, it FAILS to validate SSL certificates, thereby enabling man-in-the-middle attacks against most...

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...
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