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Bull Atos to Build for HPC Prototype for Mont-Blanc Project using Cavium ThunderX2 Processor
From insideHPC

Bull Atos to Build for HPC Prototype for Mont-Blanc Project using Cavium ThunderX2 Processor

Today the Mont-Blanc European project announced it has selected Cavium’s ThunderX2 ARM server processor to power its new HPC prototype. The new Mont-Blanc prototype...

Radio Free HPC Looks at New Open Source Software for Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at New Open Source Software for Quantum Computing

In this podcast the Radio Free HPC team looks at D-Wave's new open source software for quantum computing. The software is available on github along with a whitepaper...

Simulation Against Real World Data for Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simulation Against Real World Data for Learning

Points to how games can act as simulations of the world, and emulate their operation against real world data.    Experimented with this in the supply chain space...

Scaling Software for In-Memory Computing
From insideHPC

Scaling Software for In-Memory Computing

"The move away from the traditional single processor/memory design has fostered new programming paradigms that address multiple processors (cores). Existing single...

Spelling Correction
From The Noisy Channel

Spelling Correction

Spelling correction is a must-have for any modern search engine. Continue reading on Query Understanding »

Cloudflare's Experience with a National Security Letter
From Schneier on Security

Cloudflare's Experience with a National Security Letter

Interesting post on Cloudflare's experience with receiving a National Security Letter. News article....

From Computational Complexity

My REU program/REU's in general/Flyers? Why do some Transcripts...

I run an REU program (Research Experience for Undergraduates) and I would normally urge you to urge undergrads who would benefit to apply to it and present both...

Service Science Readings
From The Eponymous Pickle

Service Science Readings

Service Science Innovation:  Wanted to remind people of this resource, it has recently been updated.   I have contributed with some of the work we did in enterprise...

Complex Systems Similarity through Fractal Folding
From The Eponymous Pickle

Complex Systems Similarity through Fractal Folding

In Quanta Magazine: 3-D Fractals Offer Clues to Complex SystemsBy folding fractals into 3-D objects, a mathematical duo hopes to gain new insight into simple equations...

Video: Tracing Ocean Salinity for Global Climate Models
From insideHPC

Video: Tracing Ocean Salinity for Global Climate Models

In this visualization, ocean temperatures and salinity are tracked over the course of a year. Based on data from global climate models, these visualizations aid...

Registration Opens for Rice Oil & Gas HPC Conference
From insideHPC

Registration Opens for Rice Oil & Gas HPC Conference

Registration is now open for the 2017 Rice Oil & Gas HPC Conference. The event takes place March 15-16 in Houston, Texas. "Join us for the 10th anniversary of the...

Benefits of RFID Data in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Benefits of RFID Data in Retail

Recently received, quite interesting. 75 pages based on Macy's data. From the Platt Research Institute.The new PRI Working Paper, Quantifiable Benefits and Analytical...

Humans are Still at Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Humans are Still at Work

In the HBR.    For now the humans are clearly still in the loop. we can learn from some areas, like autopilots or process control here.    Helping them effectively...

Another Face and Voice for the Alexa Engine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Another Face and Voice for the Alexa Engine

A new kind of speaker, Jam Voice,  it's based on the Alexa engine, but it won't listen.    Another cheaper solution in the space.   How different than that, don't...

Putting the “intelligent” machine in its place
From Putting People First

Putting the “intelligent” machine in its place

It’s rare for a data scientist to be so reflective and critical on the limitations (and therefore the real opportunities) of their discipline, as Katherine Bailey...

EU to Give Robots Personhood?
From The Eponymous Pickle

EU to Give Robots Personhood?

Considerably premature.Give Robots 'Personhood' Status, EU Committee Argues   by The Guardian  in the CACM.The European parliament has urged the drafting of a set...

Dell EMC Powers Summit Supercomputer at CU Boulder
From insideHPC

Dell EMC Powers Summit Supercomputer at CU Boulder

"The University of Colorado, Boulder supports researchers’ large-scale computational needs with their newly optimized high performance computing system, Summit....

Job of the Week: Computational Chemist at Bennett Aerospace
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Computational Chemist at Bennett Aerospace

Bennett Aerospace has an opening for a highly motivated Research Scientist and Computational Chemist for the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineer ResearchJob...

McKinsey on Automation
From The Eponymous Pickle

McKinsey on Automation

The broader issues of how we automate is important.  As methods like AI start to be inserted into the business process, clear choices will have to be explored,in...

Nissan turns to ethnographic research to inform the design of new models
From Putting People First

Nissan turns to ethnographic research to inform the design of new models

During the futurist panel at the 2017 Automotive News World Congress, Rachel Nguyen, executive director of Nissan’s Future Lab, said understanding what the consumer...
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