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The Internet of Things needs design, not just technology
From Putting People First

The Internet of Things needs design, not just technology

Scott A. Nelson writes that, as B2C companies rush to exploit new IoT applications, pushing technology to potential end users no longer works. Increasingly, the...

Security versus UX
From Putting People First

Security versus UX

Gwendolyn Betts explores how to reconcile one of the biggest challenges in interface design: security versus user experience. Betts writes that it is not uncommon...

Another IFTTT Tool for Automated Workflow
From The Eponymous Pickle

Another IFTTT Tool for Automated Workflow

This has always been a good idea, surprised there has not been more competition.  Still not ready, in development.  Implications for combining IOT activityMicrosoft...

Friday Squid Blogging: Global Squid Shortage
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Global Squid Shortage

There's a squid shortage along the Pacific coast of the Americas. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that...

Video: Lustre 2.9 and Beyond
From insideHPC

Video: Lustre 2.9 and Beyond

In this video from LUG 2016, Andreas Dilger from Intel presents: Lustre 2.9 and Beyond. “I do this presentation every year and I think it is important to focusVideo...

Open AI Gym is Now in Place
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open AI Gym is Now in Place

An Open AI Dojo, some are calling it.  To set up standards for AI.  It is an open Beta." ... We're releasing the public beta of OpenAI Gym, a toolkit for developing...

I'm Writing a Book on Security
From Schneier on Security

I'm Writing a Book on Security

I'm writing a book on security in the highly connected Internet-of-Things World. Tentative title: Click Here to Kill Everything Peril and Promise in a Hyper-connected...

Designing Interfaces in Materials with Supercomputers
From insideHPC

Designing Interfaces in Materials with Supercomputers

Designing materials atom-by-atom has long been a science fiction dream. Georg Schusteritsch and Chris Pickard of the University of Cambridge are bringing science...

Quad-Core Maker Board Uses BSC Programming Model OmpSs
From insideHPC

Quad-Core Maker Board Uses BSC Programming Model OmpSs

Parallel programming software developed at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center is being used as part of a successful kickstarter campaign for a maker board with...

EuroMPI Conference Partners with Women in HPC to Bolster Diversity
From insideHPC

EuroMPI Conference Partners with Women in HPC to Bolster Diversity

Over at the Women in HPC Blog, Daniel Holmes from EPCC writes that the EuroMPI Conference is partnering with Women in HPC to increase diversity in high performance...

Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence
From Phys.org Technology News

Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for...

HPC and SMEs – The Fortissimo Initiative
From insideHPC

HPC and SMEs – The Fortissimo Initiative

"Fortissimo will make advanced simulation more easily accessible, particularly to SMEs, through the realization of a “one-stop shop” where hardware, expertise,HPC...

Amazon as a Logistics Company
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon as a Logistics Company

In Fastcompany: They certainly need the best of efficiency in supply chains and logistics.    But it is still ultimately an innovative retailer.

Documenting the Chilling Effects of NSA Surveillance
From Schneier on Security

Documenting the Chilling Effects of NSA Surveillance

In Data and Golliath, I talk about the self-censorship that comes along with broad surveillance. This interesting research documents this phenomenon in Wikipedia...

Enterprise Ontology Frameworks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Enterprise Ontology Frameworks

An investigation brought this to my attention.  Ontologies can give organization to many kinds of analytics processes.The Enterprise Ontology Reference Framework...

NY Times Continues to Push Virtual Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

NY Times Continues to Push Virtual Reality

Continued effort to change a basic form delivery of journalism. In Engadget: NY Times sends 300,000 Google Cardboard viewers to subscribersThe Gray Lady wants to...

Where should you put your data scientists?
From The Noisy Channel

Where should you put your data scientists?

Today I had the honor of delivering the keynote address at Hilary Mason’s Fast Forward Labs Data Leadership Conference in New York. It was…Continue reading on Medium...

'Take Your Kid to Work Day' Coding Workshop with ScratchJr
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

'Take Your Kid to Work Day' Coding Workshop with ScratchJr

A new professional development day was recently added to our local school board's calendar. One of my colleagues, John Duff, made the brilliant suggestion to have...

Samsung's Personal Assistant: Otto
From The Eponymous Pickle

Samsung's Personal Assistant: Otto

And yet another assistant example: Samsung's Otto.  Always attentive.  Seemingly more oriented to the internet of things. Mode video directed like a security camera...
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