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CCC Blue Sky Ideas Conference Tracks
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CCC Blue Sky Ideas Conference Tracks

Are you helping organize a conference in the near future? Consider having a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track!  The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) sponsors...

Dangers of Marketing Optimization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dangers of Marketing Optimization

Have been involved in a number of marketing optimization projects in the brands.   Are the new attempts at predictive analytics causing us to expect too much with...

Avere Systems Teams with Cycle Computing for High Performance Multi-cloud Orchestration
From insideHPC

Avere Systems Teams with Cycle Computing for High Performance Multi-cloud Orchestration

Today Avere Systems and Cycle Computing announced a technology integration that enables hybrid high-performance computing (HPC) in popular public cloud computing...

Fujitsu Unveils Processor Details for Post-K Computer
From insideHPC

Fujitsu Unveils Processor Details for Post-K Computer

The Fujitsu Journal has posted details on a recent Hot Chips presentation by Toshio Yoshida about the instruction set architecture (ISA) of the Post-K processor...

Samsung Scoop Speaker
From The Eponymous Pickle

Samsung Scoop Speaker

A competitor to the Amazon Echo?   Indications of voice activation.  Samsung Scoop.  Advanced cognitive skills are unclear.  But note Samsung previous devices like...

Visual Consulting Book
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visual Consulting Book

Friend and colleague David Sibbet who taught us many visualization techniques is writing a new book.  Many links below at the tab to his work." ...President and...

Visual Consulting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visual Consulting

Friend and long time colleague David Sibbet writes about visualization.   Read his site for insight and visual tools. " ... President and Founder of The Grove Consultants...

Privacy Implications of Windows 10
From Schneier on Security

Privacy Implications of Windows 10

The EFF has a good analysis of all the ways Windows 10 violates your privacy....

Feds: Ignore that post about banning driver cellphone use
From Phys.org Technology News

Feds: Ignore that post about banning driver cellphone use

Briefly Monday, it looked like the federal government was going to push all 50 states to ban the use of cellphones and other wireless devices while people are driving...

Limits to Prediction
From The Eponymous Pickle

Limits to Prediction

Santa Fe Institute workshop on the limits to prediction.   Every practitioner knows there are limits to prediction.  Systems may be chaotic, or influenced by unknown...

From Computational Complexity

Chrisitan Comment on the Jesus Wife Thing misses the important point

In 2012 a Professor of Divisinity at Harvard, Karen King, announced that she had a fragment that seemed to indicate that Jesus had a wife. It was later found to...

ARM Ramps up for HPC with SVE Scalable Vector Extensions
From insideHPC

ARM Ramps up for HPC with SVE Scalable Vector Extensions

Over at the ARM Community Blog, Nigel Stephens writes that the company has introduced scalable vector extensions (SVE) their A64 instruction set to bolster high...

Tutorial: GPU Performance Nuggets
From insideHPC

Tutorial: GPU Performance Nuggets

In this video from the 2016 Blue Waters Symposium, GPU Performance Nuggets – Carl Pearson and Simon Garcia De Gonzalo from the University of Illinois present: GPU...

SimScale Integrates with Autodesk Fusion 360
From insideHPC

SimScale Integrates with Autodesk Fusion 360

Today SimScale in Germany announced a partnership with Autodesk, a leader in 3D design and fabrication software. The SimScale add-in for Autodesk Fusion 360 aims...

Case Based Reasoning and Chatbots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Case Based Reasoning and Chatbots

 Resources for integrating Case based reasoning (CBR) and bots. The integration could be a natural way to deliver intelligence in a bot.  We used CBR in a number...

Video: Combining Simulation & Experiment for Nanoscale 3-D Printing
From insideHPC

Video: Combining Simulation & Experiment for Nanoscale 3-D Printing

In this video, ORNL researchers use supercomputers to simulate nanomanufacturing, the process of building microscopic devices atom by atom. Simulated here is the...

Re Emergence of Google Glass
From The Eponymous Pickle

Re Emergence of Google Glass

According to this piece it has never gone away.  We spoke with Google on uses, and never got a very supportive answer.   I get the idea that at the time the snarky...

SC16 Welcomes Families with On-Site Childcare
From insideHPC

SC16 Welcomes Families with On-Site Childcare

For the first time, SC16 will offer childcare in the convention center to registered attendees and exhibitors. "This will provide an opportunity for the familySC16...

Algorithm/Problem Categories for AI and Data Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithm/Problem Categories for AI and Data Science

Like this statement of solution categories:  10 Algorithm Categories for A.I., Big Data, and Data Science by Chris Pehura:  Crunchers:  These algorithms use small...

Impact of AI on Jobs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Impact of AI on Jobs

Thoughtful piece with many interesting links.  Good this pointed me back to Irving Wladawsky-Berger's blog.  Was on a panel with him in the 90s.Irving Wladawsky...
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