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Perception research with motion simulators
From Phys.org Technology News

Perception research with motion simulators

In the Cyberneum at the Tübingen-based Max Planck Campus, people are transported into virtual worlds in order to investigate how our brain processes impressions...

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers
From Phys.org Technology News

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while...

Scientific American Looks at Deep Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scientific American Looks at Deep Learning

A good introduction.  But still a narrow view. Unveiling the Hidden Layers of Deep LearningInteractive neural network “playground” visualization offers insights...

Scalable Database Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scalable Database Design

Had not heard of the specific concept, but make sense.  ....What Makes a Scalable Database?Database scalability is a concept in database design that emphasizes...

Data Science and Machine Learning Online Encyclopedia
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Science and Machine Learning Online Encyclopedia

Another in process development from DSC.  Exploring, but it will take some time.  Bravo DSC." .... This is one of the first comprehensive machine learning, data...

The surprising cleverness of modern compilers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The surprising cleverness of modern compilers

I wanted to know how a modern C compiler like clang would process the following C code: #include <stdint.h> int count(uint64_t x) { int v = 0; while(x != 0) { x...

AppInventor Goes Local: adult students build an app inviting islanders to test their knowledge on the local dialect
From Computer Science Teachers Association

AppInventor Goes Local: adult students build an app inviting islanders to test their knowledge on the local dialect

I haven’t been shy to expose the insane decisions of the Greek Ministry of Education when necessary; one such time was 3 years ago, when the government removedContinue...

CCIX Open Acceleration Framework to Coherently Share Data with Accelerators
From insideHPC

CCIX Open Acceleration Framework to Coherently Share Data with Accelerators

Today AMD, ARM, Huawei, IBM, Mellanox, Qualcomm, and Xilinx announced a collaboration to bring the CCIX high-performance open acceleration framework to data centers...

Administration Issues Strategic Plan for Big Data Research and Development
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Administration Issues Strategic Plan for Big Data Research and Development

Big Data has been a major theme of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) over the years. In addition to having a Convergence of Data and Computing Task Force...

Video: “What is Supercomputing?”
From insideHPC

Video: “What is Supercomputing?”

In this video from ASC16, students compete in the final round of the Asia Student Cluster Challenge. "Some 175 teams from universities in North America, South America...

OpenPOWER for HPC Workshop Coming to ISC 2016
From insideHPC

OpenPOWER for HPC Workshop Coming to ISC 2016

Editor’s Note: The OpenPOWER European Summit has been officially postponed until later in 2016, but don’t miss the International Workshop on OpenPOWER for HPC on...

IOT Central Biweekly Digest
From The Eponymous Pickle

IOT Central Biweekly Digest

With coverage of a recent conference.  Interesting articles.  Am a  member and actively following.  " ... We went to IoT World last week in Santa Clara, California...

Autonomous Corporations Predicted
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Corporations Predicted

I remember making a presentation in the late 1980s that implied we would soon have portions of our enterprise running autonomously.  The term "lights out" manufacturing...

Supercomputing LHC Experiments with Titan
From insideHPC

Supercomputing LHC Experiments with Titan

University of Texas at Arlington physicists are preparing the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in Tennessee to support the analysis...

HPC Advisory Council Announces 4th Annual RDMA Programming Competition
From insideHPC

HPC Advisory Council Announces 4th Annual RDMA Programming Competition

Today the HPC Advisory Council announced its Fourth Annual RDMA Programming Competition in China. Designed to support undergraduate curriculum and talent development...

Experientia white paper: “Conducting clinical trials is about working with patients”
From Putting People First

Experientia white paper: “Conducting clinical trials is about working with patients”

Patient-centricity is one of the defining issues facing clinical trials in the pharma industry. The past few years have seen a growing awareness by pharmaceutical...

Computer-Aided Personalized Education Report
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computer-Aided Personalized Education Report

The organizing committee for the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) sponsored Computer-Aided Personalized Education has released their workshop report. The workshop...

ISC High Performance Announces Conference Chairs for 2017
From insideHPC

ISC High Performance Announces Conference Chairs for 2017

Today the ISC Group announced the appointment of Prof. Dr. Jack Dongarra of University of Tennessee, USA, as the program chairman for ISC 2017. This appointment...

EgyptAir MS804: search and rescue at sea is never easy
From Phys.org Technology News

EgyptAir MS804: search and rescue at sea is never easy

The disappearance of EgyptAir flight MS804, presumed lost over the eastern Mediterranean on a flight between Paris and Cairo with all 66 on board, is the latest...

State of Online Tracking
From Schneier on Security

State of Online Tracking

Really interesting research: "Online tracking: A 1-million-site measurement and analysis," by Steven Englehardt and Arvind Narayanan: Abstract: We present the largest...
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