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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The Halting Problem For Linear Machines

A small idea before the fireworks show Thoralf Skolem was a mathematician who worked in mathematical logic, set theory, and number theory. He was the only known...

Race to Build a Quantum Computer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Race to Build a Quantum Computer

A Good Non technical article in the Atlantic.  It does have some real applications in difficult enterprise problems.  See my previous writing on the topic.  Article...

Architecture Solutions, Business Process and Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Architecture Solutions, Business Process and Analytics

Brought to my attention by Michael Fulton, former chief cloud architect at P&G,  the company CC&C.  Fascinated by the potential integration of focused architecture...

Videos online of KISD service design conference
From Putting People First

Videos online of KISD service design conference

On May 18th 2015 the Köln International School of Design (KISD) in Germany hosted the conference “Service Design – Redefining the Meaning of Design“. Designers,...

Industrial Robotics in China
From The Eponymous Pickle

Industrial Robotics in China

Hard to believe that China has labor shortages.  But the article says:   " .... A brave, new world of robots is on the rise in China  ... Demand for industrial...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Fishing in the Gulf of Thailand
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Fishing in the Gulf of Thailand

Long article about a very lucrative squid-fishing industry that involves bribing the Cambodian Navy. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the...

Correctness of Classification Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

Correctness of Classification Models

A nice, short, all the basics piece on classification models, from DSC.  Quality and correctness measures emphasized.    A very classic and common machine learning...

Would an artificial intelligence “grow old”?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Would an artificial intelligence “grow old”?

Old software tends to fail. If you upgrade to the last version of Windows, your old applications may fail to run. This is typically caused by a lack of update and...

Rabbit Beating Up Snake
From Schneier on Security

Rabbit Beating Up Snake

It's the Internet, which means there must be cute animal videos on this blog. But this one is different. Watch a mother rabbit beat up a snake to protect her children...

The Uses of SmartPhone Beacons
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Uses of SmartPhone Beacons

A slideshare on the effective use of beacons.    " ... Movintracks:  We have chosen the top 5 stories from June, 2015 to get your creative juices flowing. These...

Video: Intel Vector Advisor Unlocks Code Performance
From insideHPC

Video: Intel Vector Advisor Unlocks Code Performance

In this video, Rick Leinecker from Slashdot Media describes the Vectorization Advisor, one of the new additions to Intel Parallel Studio XE suite. "Vectorization...

The High Cost of Conferences
From My Biased Coin

The High Cost of Conferences

At some point, I'm convinced the "conference structure" is going to fall apart.Case in point -- I haven't bought my tickets yet for SIGCOMM because, unless I'm...

Computers in Film
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computers in Film

I am a long time student of how technology is presented in film.    In Computerworld, a list of a number of movies that, as it says, (mostly) get it right and computing...

Recycling Online Content
From The Eponymous Pickle

Recycling Online Content

This came up recently as I searched for years-old mention of  technology in email posts.  Some good thoughts on the process.

CPG Needs Consumer Trust
From The Eponymous Pickle

CPG Needs Consumer Trust

In Supermarket NewsCPG execs: Consumer trust is key industry value, challengeBuilding consumer trust is a core value for more than 60% of business leaders in the...

Visualizing Survey Results
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualizing Survey Results

A very common need.  But how do you do a simple thing?  It turns out you do it simply and cleanly.  It is too common to try to add too many things, make too many...

Clever System of Secure Distributed Computation
From Schneier on Security

Clever System of Secure Distributed Computation

This is really clever: Enigma's technique -- what cryptographers call "secure multiparty computation" -- works by mimicking a few of the features of bitcoin's decentralized...

VSC-3 Cluster Achieves 1.02 mPUE Rating with Green Revolution Cooling
From insideHPC

VSC-3 Cluster Achieves 1.02 mPUE Rating with Green Revolution Cooling

Today Green Revolution Cooling announced that VSC-3 Vienna Scientific Cluster has achieved a mechanical Power Utilization Effectiveness (mPUE) rating 1.02, making...

Summer at XRDS: Issue on “Computational Biology” a comprehensive preview!
From XRDS

Summer at XRDS: Issue on “Computational Biology” a comprehensive preview!

I am very pleased to introduce the June issue for XRDS on computational biology. I had the privilege to work as Issue Editor for this issue alongside Guest Editor...

The Grocery Automat
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Grocery Automat

An ATM-style, robotic grocery store could be coming Des Moines, Iowa, might be the first market to test a standalone grocery store that is a cross between "an ATM...
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