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Supercomputing Transportation System Data using TACC’s Rustler
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Supercomputing Transportation System Data using TACC’s Rustler

Over at TACC, Faith Singer-Villalobos writes that researchers are using the Rustler supercomputer to tackle Big Data from self-driving connected vehicles (CVs)....

Teaching Cognitive Computing with Watson at Universities
From The Eponymous Pickle

Teaching Cognitive Computing with Watson at Universities

" ...  our Cognitive Systems Institute Speaker Series on Thursday, February 16, 2016 at 10:30 am ET US (7:30 am PT).  Our speaker is Charles Palmer, IBM Distinguished...

Providing Music Efficiently
From The Eponymous Pickle

Providing Music Efficiently

Quite a good piece in the Verge that interviews speaker manufacturer Sonos'  Patrick Spense.   About the efficient music delivery aspects of Google Home and Alexa...

Oracle and Real Time Anaytics in the Cloud
From The Eponymous Pickle

Oracle and Real Time Anaytics in the Cloud

Cloud solutions continue to roll. I see less about the specifics of solutions here, except a bare listing.  You do need a cloud to provide solutions, but also workable...

Overcoming the Learning Curve of New Processor Architectures
From insideHPC

Overcoming the Learning Curve of New Processor Architectures

High-performance computing (HPC) tools are helping financial firms survive and thrive in this highly demanding and data-intensive industry. As financial modelsOvercoming...

Survey Data on Americans and Cybersecurity
From Schneier on Security

Survey Data on Americans and Cybersecurity

Pew Research just published their latest research data on Americans and their views on cybersecurity: This survey finds that a majority of Americans have directly...

Partnering with Chinese Retailers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Partnering with Chinese Retailers

In McKinsey: Partnering with China’s retailers: A guide for consumer-goods companies: Companies must tailor their key-account-management model and capabilities...

Baidu and China Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Baidu and China Machine Learning

How Chinese Internet Giant Baidu Uses AI And Machine Learning - Forbes.  By Bernard Marr."  .... Chinese firms such as Baudu and Alibaba, on the other hand – as...

Retail and AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retail and AI

How artificial intelligence is powering retail customer experienceBy Cliff Saran in Computerweekly:Retailers are beginning to explore how cognitive computing and...

Ford Invests in AI Startup
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ford Invests in AI Startup

Have always been impressed by Ford's analytical work.  In ComputerWeekly:Motorcar maker Ford’s software development team will work alongside Argo AI on roboticFord...

Social Media Sites and Shopper Digital
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Media Sites and Shopper Digital

Study: Grocery shoppers not all that connected with social media  By Deena M. Amato-McCoyIn ChainstoreAge: While supermarket shoppers engage with their primaryThis...

From Computational Complexity

Raymond Smullyan: Logician, Recreational math writer, Philosopher, passed away

Raymond Smullyan was born on May 25 1919 and passed away recently at the age of 97.  He was a logician (PhD from Princeton under Alonzo Church in 1959) who didThe...

AI Systems Communicating with Humans
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Systems Communicating with Humans

Intriguing steps forward, ultimately about learning and updating the state of interactions.  Consider too the mention of trust, and implications of deeper agency...

Nanotechnology-Inspired Information Processing Systems Workshop Report
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Nanotechnology-Inspired Information Processing Systems Workshop Report

The organizing committee for the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) sponsored Nanotechnology-Inspired Information Processing Systems has released their workshop...

ORNL’s Al Geist to Keynote OpenFabrics Workshop in Austin
From insideHPC

ORNL’s Al Geist to Keynote OpenFabrics Workshop in Austin

In his keynote, Mr. Geist will discuss the need for future Department of Energy supercomputers to solve emerging data science and machine learning problems in addition...

Call for Proposals: Creating Visions for Computing Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Call for Proposals: Creating Visions for Computing Research

The mission of Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is to catalyze the computing research community and enable the pursuit...

Mellanox Demos 4X Improvement in Crypto Performance with 40G Ethernet Network Adapter
From insideHPC

Mellanox Demos 4X Improvement in Crypto Performance with 40G Ethernet Network Adapter

Today Mellanox announced superior crypto throughput of line rate using the company’s Innova IPsec Network Adapter, demonstrating more than three times higher throughput...

Designing HPC & Deep Learning Middleware for Exascale Systems
From insideHPC

Designing HPC & Deep Learning Middleware for Exascale Systems

DK Panda from Ohio State University presented this deck at the 2017 HPC Advisory Council Stanford Conference. "This talk will focus on challenges in designing runtime...

Radio Free HPC Looks at the Posit and Next Generation Computer Arithmetic
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at the Posit and Next Generation Computer Arithmetic

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discusses a recent presentation by John Gustafson on Next Generation Computer Arithmetic. “A new data type called a “posit...

Smell and VR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smell and VR

Had seen related efforts demonstrated, but they suffered from most smell applications that made it difficult to focus and then remove aromas in spaces like retail...
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