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Reshaping Open Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reshaping Open Science

Opening science and the data always involved.A Reboot of the Legendary Physics Site ArXiv Could Shape Open ScienceTo get a sense of just how important arXiv is,...

Tests show drivers can't accurately judge speed of approaching train
From Phys.org Technology News

Tests show drivers can't accurately judge speed of approaching train

Drivers can see trains approaching but cannot accurately judge their speed when proceeding through a passive level crossing, a QUT and Australasian Centre for Rail...

[Book]  The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality
From Putting People First

[Book] The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality by Luciano Floridi Oxford University Press, 272 pages Reprint edition (May 17, 2016) Who are...

Should You Be Allowed to Prevent Drones from Flying Over Your Property?
From Schneier on Security

Should You Be Allowed to Prevent Drones from Flying Over Your Property?

Good debate in the Wall Street Journal. This isn't an obvious one; there are good arguments on both sides....

How does a bike stay upright? Surprisingly, it's all in the mind
From Phys.org Technology News

How does a bike stay upright? Surprisingly, it's all in the mind

It's as easy as riding a bike … or so the saying goes. But how do we manage to stay upright on a bicycle? If anyone ventures an answer they most often say that...

Gov't report: Feds spend billions to run ancient technology
From Phys.org Technology News

Gov't report: Feds spend billions to run ancient technology

The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital...

Ahold Optimizes Customer Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ahold Optimizes Customer Data

How Ahold USA Optimizes Customer dataCollecting customer data and figuring out how to use it is a challenge for all retailers, one that Ahold USA has met by managing...

Symbolic IO Emerges from Stealth with First Computational-Defined Storage Solution
From insideHPC

Symbolic IO Emerges from Stealth with First Computational-Defined Storage Solution

Today Symbolic IO emerged from stealth mode with a suite of products destined to change the way industry defines storage and computing architecture, by bringing...

GCHQ Discloses Two OS X Vulnerabilities to Apple
From Schneier on Security

GCHQ Discloses Two OS X Vulnerabilities to Apple

This is good news: Communications and Electronics Security Group (CESG), the information security arm of GCHQ, was credited with the discovery of two vulnerabilities...

CoolIT Systems Partners with STULZ on Chip-to-Atmosphere Cooling
From insideHPC

CoolIT Systems Partners with STULZ on Chip-to-Atmosphere Cooling

Today CoolIT Systems announced a commercial partnership with STULZ USA. Under the agreement, the two companies will cooperate closely in delivering unique Chip-to...

Learning with Less Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learning with Less Data

In Technology Review: Learning things with far fewer examples.    Pushes at the edges of what is meant by learning,  and varying kinds of errors that define success...

Augmenting Work with VR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmenting Work with VR

Related to recent thoughts.  MIT Sloan on the relevance of reinventing work with Virtual Reality, Need some more good examples.   If anyone has some, especially...

Blue Sky Ideas Track Held at ICSE 2016
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Ideas Track Held at ICSE 2016

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)...

Dell HPC Community Event Coming to Frankfurt on June 20
From insideHPC

Dell HPC Community Event Coming to Frankfurt on June 20

The Dell HPC Community will hold their user group meeting on Monday, June 20 at the Movenpick Hotel in Frankfurt. Held in conjunction with ISC 2016, the Dell HPC...

Practices and Concepts in Computer Science Education
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Practices and Concepts in Computer Science Education

Work on a framework for computer science education in grades Kindergarten through grade 12 continues with many of the writers and advisors meeting over the past...

Cray Urika-GX System to Tackle Big Data Analytics
From insideHPC

Cray Urika-GX System to Tackle Big Data Analytics

"We took the Aries system interconnect from our supercomputers, the industry-standard architecture of our clusters, the scalable graph engine from the Urika-GDCray...

We need to know the algorithms the government uses to make important decisions about us
From Phys.org Technology News

We need to know the algorithms the government uses to make important decisions about us

In criminal justice systems, credit markets, employment arenas, higher education admissions processes and even social media networks, data-driven algorithms now...

Satoshi Matsuoka Presents: The Inevitable End of Moore’s Law
From insideHPC

Satoshi Matsuoka Presents: The Inevitable End of Moore’s Law

"The promising new parameter in place of the transistor count is the perceived increase in the capacity and bandwidth of storage, driven by device, architectural...

Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs
From Phys.org Technology News

Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs

Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government...

Google Moving Forward on Automatic Logins
From Schneier on Security

Google Moving Forward on Automatic Logins

Google is trying to bring this to Android developers by the end of the year: Today, secure logins -- like those used by banks or in the enterprise environment -...
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