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CSIG Algorithm
From The Eponymous Pickle

CSIG Algorithm

CSIG "Algorithm" and tracking cognitive system performance levelsThe CSIG (Cognitive Systems Institute Group) is interested in tracking cognitive computing components...

Real Time Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Real Time Computing

Interesting piece on real time computing and in particular how it relates to the Internet of Things. Real time interaction with data means more than just the need...

Regularities in Android Lock Patterns
From Schneier on Security

Regularities in Android Lock Patterns

Interesting: Marte Løge, a 2015 graduate of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, recently collected and analyzed almost 4,000 ALPs as part of her...

SDSC Gets One-year Extension for Gordon Supercomputer
From insideHPC

SDSC Gets One-year Extension for Gordon Supercomputer

The National Science Foundation has awarded the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) a one-year extension to continue operating its Gordon supercomputer, providing...

Common Sense Reasoning in Cognitive AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Common Sense Reasoning in Cognitive AI

Excellent piece in the ACM.  You need membership to read the full article, but even the abstract introduction makes the point very well.  To intelligently reason...

YouTube Gaming Arrives
From The Eponymous Pickle

YouTube Gaming Arrives

Launching tomorrow.  YouTube streaming games.   A place for for short interactive training games?   Ways to score to indicate results?    Ease of rewinding and...

Are You Ever Really Ready?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Are You Ever Really Ready?

Last year I changed (improved I hope) every PowerPoint deck I used based on how the presentation when and how I realized I could make things more clear. Over the...

CACM Viewpoints on Theory and Experiments
From My Biased Coin

CACM Viewpoints on Theory and Experiments

There's a fun pair of viewpoints in the September CACM by Jeffrey Ullman and myself on experiments in computer science research, with him addressing systems conferences...

New Head of UC Center for Business Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Head of UC Center for Business Analytics

My former colleague, Glenn Wegryn has been appointed director of the UC Center for Business Analytics. See  Much more about that announcement here.  Congratulations...

Movie Plot Threat: Terrorists Attacking US Prisons
From Schneier on Security

Movie Plot Threat: Terrorists Attacking US Prisons

Kansas Senator Pat Roberts wins an award for his movie-plot threat: terrorists attacking the maximum-security federal prison at Ft. Leavenworth: In an Aug. 14 letter...

Intel Updates Developer Toolkit with Data Analytics Acceleration Library
From insideHPC

Intel Updates Developer Toolkit with Data Analytics Acceleration Library

Today Intel released Intel Parallel Studio XE 2016, the next iteration of its developer toolkit for HPC and technical computing applications. This release introduces...

Travis Deyle, Former CI Fellow, Current Innovator
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Travis Deyle, Former CI Fellow, Current Innovator

Last week we published a blog post highlighting the MIT Technology Review’s 2015 list of 35 innovators under the age of 35. This list included Travis Deyle who...

Dell Posts Agenda for La Jolla Genomics Data Workshop
From insideHPC

Dell Posts Agenda for La Jolla Genomics Data Workshop

Dell has posted the Agenda for their upcoming Genomics Data Workshop. Entitled "Enabling discovery and product innovation with Dell HPC and Big Data Solutions,"...

Coke Trials Beacons in Theaters
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coke Trials Beacons in Theaters

Evan Schuman on:  Coke's movie theater trial shows beacon potential ... Retail beacons have huge potential, but it can only be met when chains move beyond seeing...

Video: Democratizing Data Science
From insideHPC

Video: Democratizing Data Science

"CDSW's organizers are professional programmers and data scientists and several of us have experience teaching data science in more traditional university and corporate...

IBTA Publishes RoCE Interoperability List from Plugfest
From insideHPC

IBTA Publishes RoCE Interoperability List from Plugfest

Today the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) announced the completion of the first Plugfest for RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) solutions and the publication...

Continuous Design and PLM
From The Eponymous Pickle

Continuous Design and PLM

Continuous Design: Had not heard of this concept.  Reminds me of product life cycle management (PLM) , but including operations more directly.  A good thought. ...

HLF2015 / Stefan Hell and the Difficult Task of Communicating Science
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

HLF2015 / Stefan Hell and the Difficult Task of Communicating Science

It turns out that the idea behind the Heidelberg Laureate Forum isn't exactly new. In fact, Nobel laureates and young scientists have been meeting in Lindau for...

KTH in Sweden Moves to EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand
From insideHPC

KTH in Sweden Moves to EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand

Today Mellanox announced its EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions have been selected by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology for use in their PDC Center for High Performance...

HLF2015 / Pomp and Circumstance at the Opening Ceremony
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

HLF2015 / Pomp and Circumstance at the Opening Ceremony

This blog post originates from the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Blog. The 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum is dedicated to mathematics and computer sciences, and takes...
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