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Emotion vs Satisfaction
From The Eponymous Pickle

Emotion vs Satisfaction

In the HBR, looking at elements of emotion vs customer satisfaction.An Emotional Connection Matters More than Customer Satisfactionby Alan Zorfas, Daniel Leemon...

The Disruption of Bots.
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Disruption of Bots.

Been continuing a look at the practical use  of bots.  Here the history of chatbots, types of bots, and why they can be so disruptive.

OpenHPC  Community Building Blocks for HPC Systems
From insideHPC

OpenHPC Community Building Blocks for HPC Systems

"Today, many supercomputing sites spend considerable effort aggregating a large suite of open-source projects on top of their chosen base Linux distribution inOpenHPC...

HPE Solutions for Deep Learning
From insideHPC

HPE Solutions for Deep Learning

Coming in the second half of 2016: The HPE Apollo 6500 System provides the tools and the confidence to deliver high performance computing (HPC) innovation. TheHPE...

Radio Free HPC Looks at Alternative Processors for High Performance Computing
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at Alternative Processors for High Performance Computing

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at why its so difficult for new processor architectures to gain traction in HPC and the datacenter. Plus, we introduce...

Interesting Links 29 August 2016
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 29 August 2016

Classes started at my school last week. Whoa! Getting back in the groove is hard. But I have great students and fun classes so it will be ok. I spent the weekend...

Innovation as a Fringe Activity
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Innovation as a Fringe Activity

What do these people have in common: Marconi, Alexander Graham Bell, and the Steves Wozniak and Jobs? At least one commonality is that approximately nobody listened...

Experientia discussing ethnography and patient-centricity at EPIC 2016
From Putting People First

Experientia discussing ethnography and patient-centricity at EPIC 2016

This week Experientia joins our colleagues and peers in Minneapolis at EPIC 2016, the premier international gathering on ethnography and design in industry. The...

Apple Patents Collecting Biometric Information Based on Unauthorized Device Use
From Schneier on Security

Apple Patents Collecting Biometric Information Based on Unauthorized Device Use

Apple received a patent earlier this year on collecting biometric information of an unauthorized device user. The obvious application is taking a copy of the fingerprint...

Getting Started with Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Getting Started with Blockchain

A number of introductory articles on Bitcoin and Blockchain.  Important concepts to understand in a number of domains.

Intel Unveils a Drone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intel Unveils a Drone

 Unexpected for a company like Intel, but they are certainly a provider of relevant tech.   Can expect some interesting and practical technology developmentIntel...

From Gdel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Descending Proofs Into Algorithms

A way to make indirect reasoning more palpable Wikimedia Commons source Nicholas Saunderson was the fourth Lucasian Professor at Cambridge, two after Isaac Newton...

Autism a Silicon Valley asset with social quirks
From Phys.org Technology News

Autism a Silicon Valley asset with social quirks

Corey Weiss may not be adept at body language or social cues, but he knows software.

Delta's Digital Black Swan
From The Eponymous Pickle

Delta's Digital Black Swan

In MIT Sloan:  A reminder of the problems of building centralized systems.  And a good definition of the Black Swan:   " ...   Taleb wrote that black-swan events...

Students Learn Supercomputing at the Summer of HPC in Barcelona
From insideHPC

Students Learn Supercomputing at the Summer of HPC in Barcelona

In this video, students describe their learning experience at the 2016 PRACE Summer of HPC program in Barcelona. "The PRACE Summer of HPC is a PRACE outreach and...

Exploring the Uncanny Valley of Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Exploring the Uncanny Valley of Bots

Have long been a student and practitioner of engineering how people react to intelligent machines. And here we mean by a depth beyond just posing and answering'uncanny...

More quick links
From Geeking with Greg

More quick links

A tightly curated list of what has caught my attention lately: New Yorker on AI: "A lot of what people are calling 'artificial intelligence' is really data analytics...

Theres Still Time to Show Why HPC Matters in the SC16 Impact Showcase
From insideHPC

Theres Still Time to Show Why HPC Matters in the SC16 Impact Showcase

SC16 has extended the application deadline for its Impact Showcase, a forum designed to show attendees why HPC Matters in the real world. Submissions are now due...

Most Practical Big Data Uses
From The Eponymous Pickle

Most Practical Big Data Uses

Bernard Marr pushes his book 'Big Data in Practice: How 45 Successful Companies Used Big Data Analytics to Deliver Extraordinary Results'  in Forbes.   With real...

Improved Analytics through Crowdsourcing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Improved Analytics through Crowdsourcing

In Sloan Review.      Requires registration." ... Syngenta developed an award-winning suite of analytics tools by tapping into expertise outside the organization...
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