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Summit on Advances in Programming Languages 2017 Opportunity for Junior Researchers
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Summit on Advances in Programming Languages 2017 Opportunity for Junior Researchers

Rastislav Bodik (University of Washington) and Shriram Krishnamurthi (Brown University) have announced an exciting, new opportunity for junior researchers – either...

TensorFlow 1.0 Announced
From The Eponymous Pickle

TensorFlow 1.0 Announced

Google announces what appears to be a considerable upgrade of TensorFlow.Announcing TensorFlow 1.0  by Amy McDonald Sandjideh, Technical Program Manager, TensorFlow...

Pew Internet Research Looks at Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pew Internet Research Looks at Algorithms

I like their broad definition of algorithms.  Sometimes the implication is falsely given that algorithms are some magical and very complex thing.    But they are...

Defining AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Defining AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

"In this guide, we take a high-level view of AI and deep learning in terms of how it’s being used and what technological advances have made it possible. We also...

Podcast: Democratizing Education for the Next Wave of AI
From insideHPC

Podcast: Democratizing Education for the Next Wave of AI

"Coursera has named Intel as one of its first corporate content partners. Together, Coursera and Intel will develop and distribute courses to democratize access...

The Science of AI and the Art of Social Responsibility
From ACM on Huffington Post

The Science of AI and the Art of Social Responsibility

By Guru Banavar, IBM’s Chief Science Officer for Cognitive Computing I am a computer scientist and engineer, inspired by

OpenFog Consortium Publishes Reference Architecture
From insideHPC

OpenFog Consortium Publishes Reference Architecture

The OpenFog Consortium was founded over one year ago to accelerate adoption of fog computing through an open, interoperable architecture. The newly published OpenFog...

Video: Computing of the Future
From insideHPC

Video: Computing of the Future

Jeffrey Welser from IBM Research Almaden presented this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "Whether exploring new technical capabilities, collaborating on ethical...

Humans Trusting Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Humans Trusting Algorithms

Key thoughts, also gets back to the question of how we explain the use of algorithms.   Most methods today are more akin to magic.  I like that this is being positioned...

Remarkable Delivery Robot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Remarkable Delivery Robot

Bio inspired robotics  ....     With claim to work in many environments.  In IEEE Spectrum:Agility Robotics Introduces Cassie, a Dynamic and Talented Robot Delivery...

Facial Recognition for Market Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facial Recognition for Market Research

Not a new thing, has been worked for decades.  Talked to related work at MIT to leverage these ideas.  But we are getting much better at it now.   Much writtenIn...

Research into the Root Causes of Terrorism
From Schneier on Security

Research into the Root Causes of Terrorism

Interesting article in Science discussing field research on how people are radicalized to become terrorists. The potential for research that can overcome existing...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Raymond Smullyan, 1919–2017

Serious work amid the puzzles and jokes. Amazon source When Raymond Smullyan was born, Emanuel Lasker was still the world chess champion. Indeed, of the 16 universally...

Big Data Results from Coke Freestyle
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Data Results from Coke Freestyle

Now about eight years ago, we saw an early demonstration of Coke 'Free Style', a machine that would allow you to construct your own flavors.   Among millions of...

Computing Community Consortium at AAAS 2017
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing Community Consortium at AAAS 2017

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is proud to be a part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2017 Annual Meeting this weekend...

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Systems Administrator at Purdue
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Systems Administrator at Purdue

Purdue University is seeking a Senior HPC Systems Administrator in our Job of the Week. "In this role, you will assist world renowned researchers in advancing science...

How fast can you count lines?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How fast can you count lines?

Inspired by earlier work by Llogiq, I decided to look at how fast I could count the number of lines in a string. By assuming that the string relies on ASCII, UTF...

Supercomputing the Hyperloop on Azure
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Hyperloop on Azure

Today Cycle Computing announced that the HyperXite team is using CycleCloud software to manage Hyperloop simulations using ANSYS Fluent on the Azure Cloud. "Our...

Huawei: A Fresh Look at High Performance Computing
From insideHPC

Huawei: A Fresh Look at High Performance Computing

Francis Lam from Huawei presented this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "High performance computing is rapidly finding new uses in many applications and businesses...

Hayo: Augmented Reality in Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hayo: Augmented Reality in Smart Homes

Intriguing.  " ... Hayo transforms the objects and spaces around you into a set of magical remote controls. ... ".   They claim there is no shouting involved.  Gestural...
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