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Analyzing WeChat
From Schneier on Security

Analyzing WeChat

Citizen Lab has analyzed how censorship works in the Chinese chat app WeChat: Key Findings: Keyword filtering on WeChat is only enabled for users with accounts...

Linking Echo to Business Data Queries
From The Eponymous Pickle

Linking Echo to Business Data Queries

Does get back to when is a voice interaction with your data most useful?  An added human channel to data.    Another means to deliver business intelligence beyond...

SGI UV as a Converged Compute and Data Management Platform
From insideHPC

SGI UV as a Converged Compute and Data Management Platform

In life sciences, perhaps more than any other HPC discipline, simplicity is key. The SGI solution meets this requirement by delivering a single system that scales...

World Needs Smart Cities
From The Eponymous Pickle

World Needs Smart Cities

A good article by a former collaborator  of Enterra Solutions.The World Needs Smart Cities    by Stephen DeAngelis 

Where Big Data Projects Fail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Where Big Data Projects Fail

A now somewhat dated, but useful piece in Forbes by Bernard Marr,  useful for any analytics project, big or small.    Bottom line, its about the business, and communicating...

Arup on Robotic Coworkers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Arup on Robotic Coworkers

What will it be like to work with robotic co-worker?  UK engineering design firm Arup talks about it.

More on upcoming conference on design & sustainable innovation for smart cities
From Putting People First

More on upcoming conference on design & sustainable innovation for smart cities

Last month Putting People First announced the upcoming conference on design & sustainable innovation for smart cities in Nice France. Meanwhile we are pleased to...

Amazon Delivers Serious AI Services
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Delivers Serious AI Services

   More tools being added to the box.  Previously some from IBM and Google.  Can remarkable AI be far behind?  In Computerworld.AWS comes out swinging with A.I....

Senate takes aim at 'bots' that snap up concert seats
From Phys.org Technology News

Senate takes aim at 'bots' that snap up concert seats

The Senate is cracking down on computer software used by ticket brokers to snap up tickets to concerts and shows.

Deep Learning and Optimization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Learning and Optimization

Technical point about deep learning, diagrams at the link:The hard thing about deep learningDeeper neural nets often yield harder optimization problems.  By Reza...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

When Data Serves Turkey

A head-scratching inconsistency in large amounts of chess data Slate source Benjamin Franklin was the first American scientist and was sometimes called “The First...

From Computational Complexity

A Few Interesting Computer Science Papers

Probabilistic Rank and Matrix Rigidity by Josh Alman and Ryan Williams Leslie Valiant outlined an approach to proving circuit lower bounds from matrix rigidity...

Applications Open for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships and Internships
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Applications Open for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships and Internships

Applications are now being accepted for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Internships.  Blue Waters is a truly extraordinary supercomputer used...

DDN Re-Energizes HPC Workflows at SC16
From insideHPC

DDN Re-Energizes HPC Workflows at SC16

"At SC16, DDN demonstrated centralized storage implementations that accelerate financial and scientific analytics by 5x – extracting maximum efficiency, value and...

NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU Review
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU Review

Accelerated computing continues to gain momentum as the HPC community moves towards Exascale. Our recent Tesla P100 GPU review shows how these accelerators areNVIDIA...

Bernd Mohr on how #hpcconnects on Road to SC17
From insideHPC

Bernd Mohr on how #hpcconnects on Road to SC17

In this special guest feature, SC17 General Chair Bernd Mohr write that the conference will focus on making connections. "We are very confident, that SC17 willBernd...

Asetek Lands Nine Installations on the Green500
From insideHPC

Asetek Lands Nine Installations on the Green500

"As seen at installations included on both the Green500 and Top500 lists, Asetek’s distributed liquid cooling architecture enables cluster energy efficiency inAsetek...

Getting a job in the software industry
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Getting a job in the software industry

I am routinely asked about how to break into the software industry as a programmer. It is true that there is high demand for qualified programmers, but not allContinue...

DigiTally
From Schneier on Security

DigiTally

Ross Anderson describes DigiTally, a secure payments system for use in areas where there is little or no network connectivity....

Huawei Showcases HPC Solutions at SC16
From insideHPC

Huawei Showcases HPC Solutions at SC16

"Huawei has increasingly become more prominent in the HPC market. It has successfully deployed HPC clusters for a large number of global vehicle producers, large...
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