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Video: Lenovo Powers Manufacturing Innovation at Hartree Centre
From insideHPC

Video: Lenovo Powers Manufacturing Innovation at Hartree Centre

"STFC Hartree Centre needed a powerful, flexible server system that could drive research in energy efficiency as well as economic impact for its clients. By extending...

Self Organizing Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Self Organizing Robotics

Had not realized that Harvard was working on this.  Potential medical applications at least.   In the CACM:   " ... Harvard University's Self-Organizing Systems...

IA Optimized Python Rocks in Production
From insideHPC

IA Optimized Python Rocks in Production

"Intel recently announced the first product release of its High Performance Python distribution powered by Anaconda. The product provides a prebuilt easy-to-install...

Electric Cars Going Mainstream
From The Eponymous Pickle

Electric Cars Going Mainstream

A question many of us have been thinking about.    In Knowledge@Wharton, a good economic oriented view of the direction.    Innovation: When Will Electric Cars...

What can history tell us about today's infrastructure crisis?
From Phys.org Technology News

What can history tell us about today's infrastructure crisis?

On Tuesday, the University of Virginia's Miller Center released the eighth volume in its far-reaching First Year Project, an ongoing initiative to provide nonpartisan...

January-February 2017 Analytics Magazine
From The Eponymous Pickle

January-February 2017 Analytics Magazine

Informs January-February 2017 Analytics MagazineAn issue with emphasis on the IoT and its evolution.  Such as on related business opportunities.

Sensors in the Internet of Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensors in the Internet of Things

Good early introductory and pictorial piece on the interaction of sensors and sensing for the Internet of things.  Pointers to more resources.

Internet Filtering in Authoritarian Regimes
From Schneier on Security

Internet Filtering in Authoritarian Regimes

Interesting research: Sebastian Hellmeier, "The Dictator's Digital Toolkit: Explaining Variation in Internet Filtering in Authoritarian Regimes," Politics & Policy...

Build your own Natural Language Processing based Intelligent Assistant using Python, It’s easy!
From XRDS

Build your own Natural Language Processing based Intelligent Assistant using Python, It’s easy!

Before we begin, let us talk about how Mike (a fictional character) spends a typical morning. Mike begins his day by searching for breakfast recipes on Google Now...

Pinterist uses Deep Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pinterist uses Deep Learning

Nice example of a use of deep learning. Pinterest uses deep learning AI for better pin recommendations By Eric DavidPinterest Inc. revealed today that its Related...

Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing Returns to Chicago in July
From insideHPC

Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing Returns to Chicago in July

"As a bridge to that future, this two-week program fills many gaps that exist in the training computational scientists typically receive through formal education...

Autonomous Collaborating Micro-Drone Swarms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Collaborating Micro-Drone Swarms

The autonomy of such drones and drone swarms indicates an unprecedented depth of decision making driven by AI.  Implications are very broad.Pentagon successfully...

NSA Given More Ability to Share Raw Intelligence Data
From Schneier on Security

NSA Given More Ability to Share Raw Intelligence Data

President Obama has changed the rules regarding raw intelligence, allowing the NSA to share raw data with the US's other 16 intelligence agencies. The new rules...

Jill Watson at Ga Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Jill Watson at Ga Tech

Have worked with many TA's myself, so this is interesting.  It also relates to chatbots too, lessons to are to be learned here.   As in all tests of this type I...

From Computational Complexity

Guest Post about the first Women in Computational Topology (WinCompTop) Workshop

The first Women in Computational Topology WinCompTop workshop was held in August at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) in Minneapolis, MN....

Upgraded Bridges Supercomputer Now in Production
From insideHPC

Upgraded Bridges Supercomputer Now in Production

"Bridges’ new nodes add large-memory and GPU resources that enable researchers who have never used high-performance computing to easily scale their applications...

ACM Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability
From The Eponymous Pickle

ACM Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability

The well known ACM professional society issued a statement about algorithmic transparency and accountability today.  I have been a member and participant for many...

IBM Rolls Out All-flash Storage for Cognitive Workloads
From insideHPC

IBM Rolls Out All-flash Storage for Cognitive Workloads

"The DS8880 All-Flash family is targeted at users that have experienced poor storage performance due to latency, low server utilization, high energy consumption...

D-Wave Releases Open Quantum Software Environment
From insideHPC

D-Wave Releases Open Quantum Software Environment

"Just as a software ecosystem helped to create the immense computing industry that exists today, building a quantum computing industry will require software accessible...

A Decade of Multicore Parallelism with Intel TBB
From insideHPC

A Decade of Multicore Parallelism with Intel TBB

While HPC developers worry about squeezing out the ultimate performance while running an application on dedicated cores, Intel TBB tackles a problem that HPC users...
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