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Hololens Competition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hololens Competition

Always want to see real commercial and industrial applications of augmented (now being called mixed reality) applications.   Here the results of an App competition...

Brains Showing Way to Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brains Showing Way to Machine Learning

In Technology Review.  Taking more hints from nature.  Although I disagree that its a complete way to do computer programming.   People still make sequential decision...

Making and Flying Complex Devices
From The Eponymous Pickle

Making and Flying Complex Devices

A new jet engine takes a certification flight. Article in GE's Bikeshop.  My new experiences show how complex the development, delivery and use of a jet engines...

Microsoft Research Open Source Challenge
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Microsoft Research Open Source Challenge

Now this is interesting. Not often you think of Microsoft and Open Source in the same sentence. Although it does seem to be happening more and more often. Thishttp...

Understanding API Ecosystems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Understanding API Ecosystems

In the CACM:  Revealing the API Ecosystem and Enterprise Strategy via Visual Analytics.   Valuable insights can be gained by applying visual analytic techniques...

NSA Reorganizing
From Schneier on Security

NSA Reorganizing

The NSA is undergoing a major reorganization, combining its attack and defense sides into a single organization: In place of the Signals Intelligence and Information...

Agenda Posted for HPC User Forum in Tucson, April 11-13
From insideHPC

Agenda Posted for HPC User Forum in Tucson, April 11-13

IDC has published the agenda for their next HPC User Forum. The event will take place April 11-13 in Tucson, AZ. "Don't miss the chance to hear top experts on these...

Retail with AI and Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retail with AI and Retail

Interesting idea, but still too complex.  Simple still works well. With new tech, see yourself on a mountain top from a store floor, or browse store aisles from...

R software and tools for everyday use
From XRDS

R software and tools for everyday use

Long, long time ago … I started with Octave and Matlab.They were amazing and allowed me to solve a lot of interesting problems in my research. I loved the command...

Computer Science PhD School Visits, Revisited
From updated sporadically at best

Computer Science PhD School Visits, Revisited

Here you are, PhD admissions letters in hand, trying to decide how best to spend the next n years of your life. Congratulations! The part of the process thatSchool...

Auburn University Launches Hopper Supercomputer from Lenovo
From insideHPC

Auburn University Launches Hopper Supercomputer from Lenovo

Today Auburn University unveiled its new $1 million supercomputer that will enhance research across campus, from microscopic gene sequencing to huge engineering...

Saving East African Crops with Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Saving East African Crops with Supercomputing

"Because the silverfly species are identical to look at, the best way to distinguish them is by examining their genetic difference, so we are deploying a mix of...

Chalk Talk: What is a Data Lake?
From insideHPC

Chalk Talk: What is a Data Lake?

"If you think of a data mart as a store of bottled water – cleansed and packaged and structured for easy consumption – the data lake is a large body of water in...

Registration Opens for Inaugural Nimbix Developer Summit in Dallas
From insideHPC

Registration Opens for Inaugural Nimbix Developer Summit in Dallas

Registration is now open for the inaugural Nimbix Developer Summit. With an impressive lineup of speakers & sponsors from Mellanox, migenius, Xilinx, and more,Registration...

Women Who Paved the Way for the Internet of Things: A Teacher Finds Her Voice
From XRDS

Women Who Paved the Way for the Internet of Things: A Teacher Finds Her Voice

If my story connects with a single person, I will have succeeded. It’s been a busy, challenging, and exhilarating 15 years since, punctuated by a wide variety of...

Serious Games Industry News
From The Eponymous Pickle

Serious Games Industry News

 Newly referenced:   Useful read." ... We believe that the current growth of the gamification and serious gaming market is about to accelerate for the following...

Google  and Real Time Ads
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google and Real Time Ads

In AdExchanger:" ... Google sounds more and more like Twitter, heralding ways marketers can tap into live events for engagement.As such, the company on Wednesday...

Tracking Anonymous Web Users
From Schneier on Security

Tracking Anonymous Web Users

This research shows how to track e-commerce users better across multiple sessions, even when they do not provide unique identifiers such as user IDs or cookies....

Ordering Pizza from your Echo
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ordering Pizza from your Echo

You can now order a Dominos Pizza verbally from your Amazon Echo.    No, it won't print/bake it locally yet.  The piece in TechCrunch correctly points out that...

Wharton Pushes Data Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wharton Pushes Data Science

Note the inclusion of 'Decision' in the new department title.  Good move,As tech skills grow in value, Wharton increases focus on data scienceBy  Aliza OhnounaWall...
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