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Where are we Headed on the IOT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Where are we Headed on the IOT

In Computerworld: A good non-technical view of the state of the internet of things.  " ... The IoT: Where we are, and where we're heading ... Evolution or revolution...

Microsoft Researchers on what to Expect in 2017 and 2027
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Microsoft Researchers on what to Expect in 2017 and 2027

The following is a guest blog post from CCC Executive Council Member, Ben Zorn, a Principal Researcher and co-manager of the Research in Software Engineering (RiSE)...

What’s Your Elf Name–A Programming Project
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

What’s Your Elf Name–A Programming Project

I love string manipulation projects. Maybe because I have always been more of a word person than a math person. Who knows why. I see them every where. For example...

Supercomputing Sandstorm Forecasts at BSC
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Sandstorm Forecasts at BSC

"Over the past 15 years, a number of factors have resulted in an increase in the frequency, intensity, and operational impact of sand and dust storms in the Middle...

Altair Moves Forward with Open Source PBS Pro and PBS Cloud at SC16
From insideHPC

Altair Moves Forward with Open Source PBS Pro and PBS Cloud at SC16

In this video from SC16, Bill Nitzberg provides an update on the Open Source release of PBS Professional workload management software. After that, Jeremie Bourdoncle...

Cray Collaborates with Microsoft & CSCS to Scale Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Cray Collaborates with Microsoft & CSCS to Scale Deep Learning

Today Cray announced the results of a deep learning collaboration with Microsoft CSCS designed to expand the horizons of running deep learning algorithms at scale...

GE Makes an Techno Alexa Lamp
From The Eponymous Pickle

GE Makes an Techno Alexa Lamp

An odd thing, but will it match your decor?   Techno geek looking.   Lots of folks jumping into the Alexa intelligence thing.  Form meets function, they say.  Now...

Time to set limits: Business owners suffer tech overload
From Phys.org Technology News

Time to set limits: Business owners suffer tech overload

Three years into being a business owner, Becky Davis knew she needed to break the hold technology had on her.

GPUs & Deep Learning in the Spotlight for Nvidia at SC16
From insideHPC

GPUs & Deep Learning in the Spotlight for Nvidia at SC16

In this video from SC16, Roy Kim from Nvidia describes how the company is bringing in a new age of AI with accelerated computing for Deep Learning applications....

Digital Assistants Changing us
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Assistants Changing us

A pretty old and general argument.  Our servants, games, machines, media, conveniences, advertising will fundamentally change us.   Now is this entirely new?   ...

WWW Malware Hides in Images
From Schneier on Security

WWW Malware Hides in Images

There's new malware toolkit that uses stegaography to hide in images: For the past two months, a new exploit kit has been serving malicious code hidden in the pixels...

DDN and IBM Team on 50 TB per Day, Inter-Continental Active Archive Solution
From insideHPC

DDN and IBM Team on 50 TB per Day, Inter-Continental Active Archive Solution

Today DDN announced that Yahoo Japan has deployed an active archive system jointly developed by DDN and IBM Japan. The new system allows Yahoo! JAPAN to cache dozens...

Jambaar for Video Content Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Jambaar for Video Content Management

Brought to my attention:.... Jambaar is your co-creator in driving better video content results. Our subscription model makes it faster and more affordable than...

Embodied Cognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Embodied Cognition

Looks to be an interesting talk, as many in this series are.  A look at what is going on in Cognitive AI. I have pointed some of these talks to my students at Columbia...

Call for Sessions: Open Fabrics Workshop 2017 in Austin
From insideHPC

Call for Sessions: Open Fabrics Workshop 2017 in Austin

The OpenFabrics Alliance Workshop 2017 has issued their Call for Sessions. The event will take place March 27-31, 2017 in Austin, Texas. "An ongoing collaboration...

How Researchers Will Benefit from Canada’s National Data Cyberinfrastructure
From insideHPC

How Researchers Will Benefit from Canada’s National Data Cyberinfrastructure

"Individual institutions or organizations will have opportunities to deploy storage locally and can federate their local repository into the national system,” says...

Cobham Opera Simulation Software Moves Tokamak Closer to Fusion Energy
From insideHPC

Cobham Opera Simulation Software Moves Tokamak Closer to Fusion Energy

The Cobham Technical Services Opera software is helping Tokamak Energy to reduce the very high costs associated with prototyping a new fusion power plant concept...

HPE Apollo 6500 for Deep Learning
From insideHPC

HPE Apollo 6500 for Deep Learning

"With up to eight high performance NVIDIA GPUs designed for maximum transfer bandwidth, the HPE Apollo 6500 is purpose-built for HPC and deep learning applications...

From Computational Complexity

A students unusual proof might be a better proof

I asked a student to show that between any two rationals is a rational. She did the following: if x < y are rational then take δ << y-x and rational and use...

Tending To Infinity
From XRDS

Tending To Infinity

What kind of thoughts does the word ‘infinity’ evoke in your mind? Do you visualize a never-ending expanse that stretches in all directions? Or maybe a straight...
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