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Seismic Processing Places High Demand on Storage
From insideHPC

Seismic Processing Places High Demand on Storage

Oil and gas exploration is always a challenging endeavor, and with today's large risks and rewards, optimizing the process is of critical importance. A whole range...

Great Innovative Idea- Querying Historical Maps as a Unified, Structured, and Linked Spatiotemporal Source
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea- Querying Historical Maps as a Unified, Structured, and Linked Spatiotemporal Source

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Yao-Yi Chiang from the University of Southern California. His Querying Historical Maps as a Unified, Structured, and...

Nokia and IOT Security
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nokia and IOT Security

In CWorld:  " ... The NetGuard platform is designed to monitor and control all the security components on a network  .... The company's NetGuard Security Management...

DDN WOS Object Storage Wins 2016 Storage Visions Award
From insideHPC

DDN WOS Object Storage Wins 2016 Storage Visions Award

Today DDN announced that its WOS 360 v2.0 object storage software was named a Visionary Product in the Professional Class Storage category at the fifteenth Annual...

Macy's Taps Etsy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Macy's Taps Etsy

Recently did my first shop at Etsy recently for quality handmade items. Nice, simple, online experience. Surprised a retail giant like Macy's would engage.  ToIn...

UCLA Researchers Simulate Injured Human Leg
From insideHPC

UCLA Researchers Simulate Injured Human Leg

Researchers at UCLA have created the first detailed computer simulation model of an injured human leg--complete with spurting blood. The simulation is designedUCLA...

Interview: Sugon Looks to Grow New HPC Markets in the West
From insideHPC

Interview: Sugon Looks to Grow New HPC Markets in the West

Sugon is one of the top HPC vendors in China. With plans to expand operations in the West, the company is once again sponsoring the ISC 2016 conference. "Sugon,...

insideHPC Manufacturing Webinar
From insideHPC

insideHPC Manufacturing Webinar

Manufacturing is enjoying an economic and technological resurgence with the help of high performance computing. In this insideHPC webinar, you’ll learn how theinsideHPC...

More Details on the NSA Switching to Quantum-Resistant Cryptography
From Schneier on Security

More Details on the NSA Switching to Quantum-Resistant Cryptography

The NSA is publicly moving away from cryptographic algorithms vulnerable to cryptanalysis using a quantum computer. It just published a FAQ about the process: Q...

A Framework for K-12 Computer Science Education
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

A Framework for K-12 Computer Science Education

Last week about 25 or so computer science educators met in Austin TX for two days to work on A Framework for K-12 Computer Science Education. This was not the first...

Search Engines for Your Memories
From The Eponymous Pickle

Search Engines for Your Memories

In the Atlantic.   The kind of augmented reality we all need.A Search Engine for Your MemoriesAn inventor at IBM has patented technology for a cognitive assistant...

From Computational Complexity

Math questions that come out of the Iowa Caucus

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elections/2016/primary-caucus-results/iowa Jim Gilmore, republican, has 0% of the vote. Does that mean that literally NOBODY voted...

Corning Makes Bets
From The Eponymous Pickle

Corning Makes Bets

Great piece on the long bet, we need to make more of them.  Who or what keeps us doing that? Corning’s CEO reminds us that big corporate achievements rarely come...

Default random-number generators are slow
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Default random-number generators are slow

Most languages like Java and Go, come with standard pseudo-random-number generators. Java uses a simple linear congruential generator. Starting with a seed value...

Bots that Write
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bots that Write

Another example of cognitive interaction:Bots that write  via Cognitive Systems Linkedin Group."These automated text generators combined with the ideas you generate...

NSA and GCHQ Hacked Israeli Drone Feeds
From Schneier on Security

NSA and GCHQ Hacked Israeli Drone Feeds

The NSA and GCHQ have successfully hacked Israel's drones, according to the Snowden documents. The story is being reported by the Intercept and Der Spiegel. The...

Simulating the World’s Smallest Integrated Switch
From insideHPC

Simulating the World’s Smallest Integrated Switch

This visualization from CSCS in Switzerland shows the world’s smallest integrated switch. "Researchers working under Juerg Leuthold, Professor of Photonics andSimulating...

NCSA to Examine Effective Practices in Industrial HPC
From insideHPC

NCSA to Examine Effective Practices in Industrial HPC

The NSF has awarded $300K to NCSA to examine effective practices in industrial HPC. Led by Principal Investigator Merle Giles, the project will identify, document...

Video: Satoshi Matsuoka on the ISC 2016 Conference Program
From insideHPC

Video: Satoshi Matsuoka on the ISC 2016 Conference Program

In this video, Prof. Dr. Satoshi Matsuoka from the Tokyo Institute of Technology describes his role as Program Chair of ISC High Performance 2016. He talks about...

Urban Future Simulation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Urban Future Simulation

Will SimCity type simulations help us build the cities of the future?  Inspired by SimCity?   See my previous writings about doing this in the enterprise.  ...
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