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Mira Supercomputer Shaping Fusion Plasma Research
From insideHPC

Mira Supercomputer Shaping Fusion Plasma Research

The IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer Mira, housed at the Argonne national laboratory Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ACLF), is delivering new insights intoMira...

White House Roundtable on Cybersecurity of Hospitals and Medical Devices
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

White House Roundtable on Cybersecurity of Hospitals and Medical Devices

The following is a guest post from CCC Council Member Kevin Fu, the Associate Professor of EECS at the University of Michigan and Chief Scientist of Virta Labs,...

AI Monitoring Machinery Health
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Monitoring Machinery Health

In the CACM:   A favorite topic in manufacturing,  to predict and improve maintenance.  " ... An artificial intelligence algorithm created by University of Alabama...

Poznan Launches Eagle Supercomputer with Liquid Cooling from CoolIT Systems
From insideHPC

Poznan Launches Eagle Supercomputer with Liquid Cooling from CoolIT Systems

Today CoolIT Systems announced that it has successfully completed the second deployment of its Rack DCLC liquid cooling solution at the Poznan Supercomputing and...

An Online Community for CS Teachers Using Microsoft Tools
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

An Online Community for CS Teachers Using Microsoft Tools

One thing I am constantly looking to do is to learn from other computer science teachers. There are some good online communities for this purpose. I’m a memberhttp...

Security vs. Surveillance
From Schneier on Security

Security vs. Surveillance

Both the "going dark" metaphor of FBI Director James Comey and the contrasting "golden age of surveillance" metaphor of privacy law professor Peter Swire focus...

LLNL Teams with Industry to Advance Energy Technologies using HPC
From insideHPC

LLNL Teams with Industry to Advance Energy Technologies using HPC

Today Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) announced the selection of six industry projects for the advancement of energy technologies using high performance...

On the Benefits of the Data Lake
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Benefits of the Data Lake

In DSC: Overview of major benefits of Data Lakes.    " ... And in nutshell Data Lake is a data store and processing data system, where an organization can place...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The 2016 Knuth Prize

A non-annoucement annoucement Crop from Farkas Prize src Michel Goemans is the chair of this year’s ACM/IEEE Knuth Prize committee. He teaches at MIT and among...

Gimball Drones in Ice Caves
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gimball Drones in Ice Caves

This piece in IEEE Spectrum   shows the use of a Flyability Gimball drone being flown in an ice cave. Impressive video, that shows how the drone can survive collisions...

Paper on the Going Dark Debate
From Schneier on Security

Paper on the Going Dark Debate

I am pleased to have been a part of this report, part of the Berkman Center's Berklett Cybersecurity project: Don't Panic: Making Progress on the "Going Dark" Debate...

We Don't Understand the Language of the Brain
From The Eponymous Pickle

We Don't Understand the Language of the Brain

Despite all the success in artificial neural networks for pattern recognition, we still don't understand how the brain works.   A number of efforts are underway...

Freezers Reading your Emotions?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Freezers Reading your Emotions?

A retail freezer reading your emotions?  " ... Then there's a grocery store freezer case that can help you decide what you want to buy by reading your facial expression...

High Performance Computing for Energy Project Kicks off at BSC
From insideHPC

High Performance Computing for Energy Project Kicks off at BSC

High Performance Computing for Energy (HPC4E) project officially launched this week with a kick-off meeting for partners at the Barcelona Supercomputing CenterHigh...

John Zannos to Chair OpenPOWER Foundation
From insideHPC

John Zannos to Chair OpenPOWER Foundation

Today the OpenPOWER Foundation announced the election of John Zannos from Canonical as Chair and Calista Redmond from IBM as President of the OpenPOWER Foundation...

The secret UX issues that will make (or break) self-driving cars
From Putting People First

The secret UX issues that will make (or break) self-driving cars

In an unassuming research lab, Volkswagen is solving problems that Tesla and Google haven’t come close to cracking. Cliff Kuang reports for Fast Company. In his...

Video: Storage Architecture for Innovation & Research at the University of Florida
From insideHPC

Video: Storage Architecture for Innovation & Research at the University of Florida

In this video from the DDN booth at SC15, Dr. Erik Deumens of the University of Florida describes why unpredictable and less standard architectures and system configurations...

Do patients really want to be empowered?
From Putting People First

Do patients really want to be empowered?

Katherine Benjamin, digital services manager at NHS England, asks some clever questions in this Medium piece: “Digital health services and wearable technologies...

Seismic Processing Places High Demand on Storage
From insideHPC

Seismic Processing Places High Demand on Storage

Oil and gas exploration is always a challenging endeavor, and with today's large risks and rewards, optimizing the process is of critical importance. A whole range...

Great Innovative Idea- Querying Historical Maps as a Unified, Structured, and Linked Spatiotemporal Source
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea- Querying Historical Maps as a Unified, Structured, and Linked Spatiotemporal Source

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Yao-Yi Chiang from the University of Southern California. His Querying Historical Maps as a Unified, Structured, and...
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