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A productive development environment with Docker on OS X
From Writing

A productive development environment with Docker on OS X

In this post, I'm going to explain why the way most programmers install, configure, and manage software in development, testing, and production environments is...

From Computational Complexity

Theory Jobs 2015

In the fall we list theory jobs, in the spring we see who got them. Like last year, I created a fully editable Google Spreadsheet to crowd source who is going where...

Neuromarketing Practical Advances
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neuromarketing Practical Advances

A little late, but a good podcast on the topic:Roger Dooley writes, introducting their podcast:" ... In the past, Elissa Moses was Chief Research Officer with the...

Google Seeking Ad Fraud
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Seeking Ad Fraud

In Adage.  A visit to a Google site that is devoted to identifying Ad Fraud.   All this has evolved quite a bit.  Been attacked a few times myself.   Now the attackers...

What makes a well-attended conference?  (STOC 2017 Discussion)
From My Biased Coin

What makes a well-attended conference? (STOC 2017 Discussion)

I've always been impressed how the SIGCOMM conference accepts a very small number of papers, but many hundreds of people attend the conference.  (This is true for...

SPSS as an Enhancement to R
From The Eponymous Pickle

SPSS as an Enhancement to R

It was just pointed out to me that SPSS can be linked to R.  Had known this but not the details. Worth a closer look.  Upcoming Webinar on May 26 on the topic. ...

Bright OpenStack Distribution Manages Private Clouds
From insideHPC

Bright OpenStack Distribution Manages Private Clouds

Today Bright Computing announced Bright OpenStack, a fully integrated software stack for deployment, management, and maintenance of private clouds. The post Bright...

Video: A Bioinformatics Pipeline for Analyzing Patient Tumours
From insideHPC

Video: A Bioinformatics Pipeline for Analyzing Patient Tumours

In this video from WestGrid in Canada, Dr. Yussanne Ma from the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre describes how high performance computing supports her research...

Google Testing Buy Button
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Testing Buy Button

In Retailwire:  Is this the ultimate challenge for retail?  Everyone searches.    So making the buy as easy as possible is powerful.  Embedded discussion is useful...

Sample R Packages for Input, Wrangling, Visuals
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sample R Packages for Input, Wrangling, Visuals

A nice survey by Sharon Machlis, it is always good  to have examples of things you know you need to do, in a language that is relatively new to you.  This is aGreat...

Hyper Personalization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hyper Personalization

Interesting startup direction ...  Reminds me of case based reasoning approaches ....Analytics passed a major milestone on the road to ubiquity last week with the...

How P&G Tripled Its Innovation Success Rate
From The Eponymous Pickle

How P&G Tripled Its Innovation Success Rate

From the HBR in 2011, and I may have posted this before, but found it again looking for innovation examples.   Worth repeating.  Mentioning now VA guru Bob McDonald...

Eye Data During Programming for Useful for Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Eye Data During Programming for Useful for Retail

Establishment of a database of eye movement during programming tasks.  Why not do the same thing during other common tasks, like online or physical shopping?  ...

Exploring New Frontiers in Cyber-Physical Systems
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Exploring New Frontiers in Cyber-Physical Systems

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced two five-year, center-scale awards to advance the frontier in cyber-physical systems (CPS). With these two new projects...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 18
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 18

Monday, May 18, 2015 Senate Floor: H.R.1314, “Legislative vehicle for Trade Promotion Authority” Tuesday, May 19, 2015 House Floor: H.R. 874 – American Super Computing...

United Airlines Offers Frequent Flier Miles for Finding Security Vulnerabilities
From Schneier on Security

United Airlines Offers Frequent Flier Miles for Finding Security Vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities on the website only, not in airport security or in the avionics....

Podcast: Cray’s Steve Scott on Programming for the Next Decade
From insideHPC

Podcast: Cray’s Steve Scott on Programming for the Next Decade

"Our computing systems continue to evolve, providing significant challenges to the programming teams managing large, long-lived projects. Issues include rapidly...

HPC People on the Move: May Edition
From insideHPC

HPC People on the Move: May Edition

Dr. Lewey Anton reports on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. The post HPC People on the Move: May Edition appeared first on insideHPC...

Video: Accelerating OpenPOWER Using NVM Express SSDs and CAPI
From insideHPC

Video: Accelerating OpenPOWER Using NVM Express SSDs and CAPI

"We present results for a platform consisting of an NVM Express SSD, a CAPI accelerator card and a software stack running on a Power8 system. We show how the threading...

Interesting Links 18 May 2015
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 18 May 2015

Last week I made my travel arrangements for the Annual CSTA Conference. Less than two months away and I’m really looking forward to it. I’ll also be at ISTE this...
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