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Deep Learning & HPC: New Challenges for Large Scale Computing
From insideHPC

Deep Learning & HPC: New Challenges for Large Scale Computing

"In recent years, major breakthroughs were achieved in different fields using deep learning. From image segmentation, speech recognition or self-driving cars, deep...

ISC 2017 Distinguished Talks to Focus on Data Analytics in Manufacturing & Science
From insideHPC

ISC 2017 Distinguished Talks to Focus on Data Analytics in Manufacturing & Science

Today ISC 2017 announced that it's Distinguished Talk series will focus on Data Analytics in manufacturing and scientific applications. One of the Distinguished...

Query Rewriting: An Overview
From The Noisy Channel

Query Rewriting: An Overview

Thus far, we’ve focused on query understanding at the character and token level. It’s time move up the stack, on to entities and the query… Continue reading on...

Six Steps Towards Better Performance on Intel Xeon Phi
From insideHPC

Six Steps Towards Better Performance on Intel Xeon Phi

"As with all new technology, developers will have to create processes in order to modernize applications to take advantage of any new feature. Rather than randomly...

Data Strategy and Value
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Strategy and Value

Includes a mapping method I had not specifically heard of.   Gets back to measures for valuing your data when applied to specific strategic needs.Why you need a...

From Computational Complexity

Liberatus Wins at Poker

Tuomas Sandholm (center) and Ph.D. student Noam Brown (via CMU) Congratulations to Liberatus the new poker champ. Liberatus, an AI program, beat several top-ranked...

The Origami Revolution
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Origami Revolution

An informative video on PBS today regarding the use of Origami as a design methodology, how research on origami based models is progressing and a number of good...

IBM Machine Learning Platform Comes to the Private Cloud
From insideHPC

IBM Machine Learning Platform Comes to the Private Cloud

"Machine Learning and deep learning represent new frontiers in analytics. These technologies will be foundational to automating insight at the scale of the world...

Summit on Advances in Programming Languages 2017 Opportunity for Junior Researchers
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Summit on Advances in Programming Languages 2017 Opportunity for Junior Researchers

Rastislav Bodik (University of Washington) and Shriram Krishnamurthi (Brown University) have announced an exciting, new opportunity for junior researchers – either...

TensorFlow 1.0 Announced
From The Eponymous Pickle

TensorFlow 1.0 Announced

Google announces what appears to be a considerable upgrade of TensorFlow.Announcing TensorFlow 1.0  by Amy McDonald Sandjideh, Technical Program Manager, TensorFlow...

Pew Internet Research Looks at Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pew Internet Research Looks at Algorithms

I like their broad definition of algorithms.  Sometimes the implication is falsely given that algorithms are some magical and very complex thing.    But they are...

When Good Intentions Backfire
From Apophenia

When Good Intentions Backfire

… And Why We Need a Hacker Mindset I am surrounded by people who are driven by good intentions. Educators who want to inform students, who passionately believe...

Defining AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Defining AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

"In this guide, we take a high-level view of AI and deep learning in terms of how it’s being used and what technological advances have made it possible. We also...

Podcast: Democratizing Education for the Next Wave of AI
From insideHPC

Podcast: Democratizing Education for the Next Wave of AI

"Coursera has named Intel as one of its first corporate content partners. Together, Coursera and Intel will develop and distribute courses to democratize access...

The Science of AI and the Art of Social Responsibility
From ACM on Huffington Post

The Science of AI and the Art of Social Responsibility

By Guru Banavar, IBM’s Chief Science Officer for Cognitive Computing I am a computer scientist and engineer, inspired by

OpenFog Consortium Publishes Reference Architecture
From insideHPC

OpenFog Consortium Publishes Reference Architecture

The OpenFog Consortium was founded over one year ago to accelerate adoption of fog computing through an open, interoperable architecture. The newly published OpenFog...

Video: Computing of the Future
From insideHPC

Video: Computing of the Future

Jeffrey Welser from IBM Research Almaden presented this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "Whether exploring new technical capabilities, collaborating on ethical...

Humans Trusting Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Humans Trusting Algorithms

Key thoughts, also gets back to the question of how we explain the use of algorithms.   Most methods today are more akin to magic.  I like that this is being positioned...

Remarkable Delivery Robot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Remarkable Delivery Robot

Bio inspired robotics  ....     With claim to work in many environments.  In IEEE Spectrum:Agility Robotics Introduces Cassie, a Dynamic and Talented Robot Delivery...

Facial Recognition for Market Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facial Recognition for Market Research

Not a new thing, has been worked for decades.  Talked to related work at MIT to leverage these ideas.  But we are getting much better at it now.   Much writtenIn...
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