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Blue Sky Ideas Track Held at ICSE 2016
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Ideas Track Held at ICSE 2016

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)...

Dell HPC Community Event Coming to Frankfurt on June 20
From insideHPC

Dell HPC Community Event Coming to Frankfurt on June 20

The Dell HPC Community will hold their user group meeting on Monday, June 20 at the Movenpick Hotel in Frankfurt. Held in conjunction with ISC 2016, the Dell HPC...

Practices and Concepts in Computer Science Education
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Practices and Concepts in Computer Science Education

Work on a framework for computer science education in grades Kindergarten through grade 12 continues with many of the writers and advisors meeting over the past...

Cray Urika-GX System to Tackle Big Data Analytics
From insideHPC

Cray Urika-GX System to Tackle Big Data Analytics

"We took the Aries system interconnect from our supercomputers, the industry-standard architecture of our clusters, the scalable graph engine from the Urika-GDCray...

We need to know the algorithms the government uses to make important decisions about us
From Phys.org Technology News

We need to know the algorithms the government uses to make important decisions about us

In criminal justice systems, credit markets, employment arenas, higher education admissions processes and even social media networks, data-driven algorithms now...

Satoshi Matsuoka Presents: The Inevitable End of Moore’s Law
From insideHPC

Satoshi Matsuoka Presents: The Inevitable End of Moore’s Law

"The promising new parameter in place of the transistor count is the perceived increase in the capacity and bandwidth of storage, driven by device, architectural...

Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs
From Phys.org Technology News

Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs

Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government...

Google Moving Forward on Automatic Logins
From Schneier on Security

Google Moving Forward on Automatic Logins

Google is trying to bring this to Android developers by the end of the year: Today, secure logins -- like those used by banks or in the enterprise environment -...

Head Mounted Displays and Knowing Your Space
From The Eponymous Pickle

Head Mounted Displays and Knowing Your Space

In VR Focus, an overview of current announcements in head mounted displays and also notably Project Tango.  Advertisers and marketers have taken notice, but I have...

From Computational Complexity

My third post on Gathering for Gardners

(Workshop for women in computational topology in August: see here. For a post about these kinds of workshops see here.) (I have already posted twice on stuffhere...

Balancing Automation and People
From The Eponymous Pickle

Balancing Automation and People

Finding the right balance between automation and peopleThis talks about fast food, primarily McDonald's, but the breadth of the problem in retail is considerable...

Perception research with motion simulators
From Phys.org Technology News

Perception research with motion simulators

In the Cyberneum at the Tübingen-based Max Planck Campus, people are transported into virtual worlds in order to investigate how our brain processes impressions...

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers
From Phys.org Technology News

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while...

Scientific American Looks at Deep Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scientific American Looks at Deep Learning

A good introduction.  But still a narrow view. Unveiling the Hidden Layers of Deep LearningInteractive neural network “playground” visualization offers insights...

Scalable Database Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scalable Database Design

Had not heard of the specific concept, but make sense.  ....What Makes a Scalable Database?Database scalability is a concept in database design that emphasizes...

Data Science and Machine Learning Online Encyclopedia
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Science and Machine Learning Online Encyclopedia

Another in process development from DSC.  Exploring, but it will take some time.  Bravo DSC." .... This is one of the first comprehensive machine learning, data...

The surprising cleverness of modern compilers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The surprising cleverness of modern compilers

I wanted to know how a modern C compiler like clang would process the following C code: #include <stdint.h> int count(uint64_t x) { int v = 0; while(x != 0) { x...

AppInventor Goes Local: adult students build an app inviting islanders to test their knowledge on the local dialect
From Computer Science Teachers Association

AppInventor Goes Local: adult students build an app inviting islanders to test their knowledge on the local dialect

I haven’t been shy to expose the insane decisions of the Greek Ministry of Education when necessary; one such time was 3 years ago, when the government removedContinue...

CCIX Open Acceleration Framework to Coherently Share Data with Accelerators
From insideHPC

CCIX Open Acceleration Framework to Coherently Share Data with Accelerators

Today AMD, ARM, Huawei, IBM, Mellanox, Qualcomm, and Xilinx announced a collaboration to bring the CCIX high-performance open acceleration framework to data centers...

Administration Issues Strategic Plan for Big Data Research and Development
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Administration Issues Strategic Plan for Big Data Research and Development

Big Data has been a major theme of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) over the years. In addition to having a Convergence of Data and Computing Task Force...
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