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Gamification Study
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gamification Study

An empirical study, they say.   Worth a look." ... A research paper produced for the 2014 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences carefully reviews twenty...

Our Brain's Biases, as seen by Watson
From The Eponymous Pickle

Our Brain's Biases, as seen by Watson

Have long been involved with R&D, Laboratory and Product development data and tests.  So always interested in how bias can creep into data.   Often 75% of it is...

New Features for Polinode Graph Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Features for Polinode Graph Analytics

Been following the Polinode graph analytics capabilities for some time.  Their blog reports a number of new network metrics have been added.  Based on a freemium...

Evolution of Cognitive Computing Services
From The Eponymous Pickle

Evolution of Cognitive Computing Services

Rama Akkiraju of IBM writes:Looking at the evolution of service composition, from SOA to cognitive servicesToday, developers can create a wide variety of service...

Thought Vectors for Common Sense
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thought Vectors for Common Sense

Note my recent post on solving the common sense problem,  and Hinton's work on deep learning.  quite an interesting direction, which if solved,  makes a big step...

Key Points about Big Data Assets
From The Eponymous Pickle

Key Points about Big Data Assets

Intel Corp talks about data.     Very obvious, hardly a secret, but still ignored point:   "This is the dirty little secret about big data: No one actually knows...

Lustre* Users Group in China Issues Call for Papers
From insideHPC

Lustre* Users Group in China Issues Call for Papers

The 2015 PRC Lustre* Users Group conference has issued its Call for Papers. The event takes place Oct. 20 in Beijing. The post Lustre* Users Group in China Issues...

Digital Copies of 3D Spaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Copies of 3D Spaces

In Wired:   Commercial methods like those of Google, have led the way.   Now new work in making highly accurate representations of cities.   Ways to implement structural...

Job of the Week: Systems Developer/Engineer at Ohio Supercomputer Center
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Systems Developer/Engineer at Ohio Supercomputer Center

The Ohio Supercomputer Center is seeking a Systems Developer/Engineer in our Job of the Week. The post Job of the Week: Systems Developer/Engineer at Ohio Supercomputer...

Reproduceability of Pscyh Results
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reproduceability of Pscyh Results

In Mind Hacks: Always suspected that a number of social science results were hard to confirm. Interesting results here.

Superforecasting with Tournaments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Superforecasting with Tournaments

I m a student of unusual markets and frecasts,  and this forecasting approach with  tournaments is described in some detail in a recent Edge article.  Quite an"...

Telling a Brands Story with Graphics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Telling a Brands Story with Graphics

In MIT Sloan:  Experiments with graphic presentation of data are making it easier for sales people to see how they’re performing right in the field, according to...

Friday Squid Blogging: Cephalopod Anatomy Class
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Cephalopod Anatomy Class

Beautiful diorama. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered....

Mickens on Security
From Schneier on Security

Mickens on Security

James Mickens, for your amusement. A somewhat random sample: My point is that security people need to get their priorities straight. The "threat model" section...

The Benefits of Endpoint Encryption
From Schneier on Security

The Benefits of Endpoint Encryption

An unofficial blog post from FTC chief technologist Ashkan Soltani on the virtues of strong end-user device controls....

Video: Big Data Powers Climate Research at BSC
From insideHPC

Video: Big Data Powers Climate Research at BSC

In this video from the Barcelona Supercomputer Center, Big Data is presented as a key challenge for researchers studying global climate change. "Changes in theVideo...

Video: Present and Future Leadership Computers at OLCF
From insideHPC

Video: Present and Future Leadership Computers at OLCF

In this video from the 2015 OLCF User Meeting, Buddy Bland from Oak Ridge presents: Present and Future Leadership Computers at OLCF. "As the home of Titan, theVideo...

Machines as Talent
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machines as Talent

(More comments to follow)Machines as Talent   via DeloitteCollaboration, not competitionThe impact of computing on work is not new, but it is accelerating. The...

GENCI to Collaborate with IBM in Race to Exascale
From insideHPC

GENCI to Collaborate with IBM in Race to Exascale

Today GENCI announced a collaboration with IBM aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing. Created in 2007 by the French government, GENCI with the aim...

Arithmetic Intensity of Stencil Operations
From insideHPC

Arithmetic Intensity of Stencil Operations

Applications that use 3D Finite Difference (3DFD) calculations are numerically intensive and can be optimized quite heavily to take advantage of accelerators that...
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