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Intel to Distribute SUSE High Performance Computing Stack
From insideHPC

Intel to Distribute SUSE High Performance Computing Stack

"The SUSE and Intel collaboration on Intel HPC Orchestrator and OpenHPC puts this power within reach of a whole new range of industries and enterprises that need...

Placemeter for Predictive Analysis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Placemeter for Predictive Analysis

I had mentioned this idea before, because it could detect both traffic and the type of traffic being experienced.   We examined methods of this type.  Now, howfor...

US Navy keeps electromagnetic cannon in its sights
From Phys.org Technology News

US Navy keeps electromagnetic cannon in its sights

The US Navy is quietly pushing ahead with a radical new cannon that one day could transform how wars are fought, even though some Pentagon officials have voiced...

Seeking More Robotic Servants.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Seeking More Robotic Servants.

Its still hard to do many of the 'simple' tasks that are done in the home.  But at least we can prototype a number of them with robot like machines.  But when will...

Context Matters: Distributed Graph Algorithms and Runtime Systems
From insideHPC

Context Matters: Distributed Graph Algorithms and Runtime Systems

In this video from the PASC16 conference, Andrew Lumsdaine from Indiana University presents: Context Matters: Distributed Graph Algorithms and Runtime Systems.Context...

SGI Pangea is Industry’s Top Commercial Supercomputer on TOP500 List
From insideHPC

SGI Pangea is Industry’s Top Commercial Supercomputer on TOP500 List

At ISC 2016 this week, SGI announced that Total’s SGI ICE X supercomputer, Pangea, was recognized as the industry’s top commercial supercomputer in the prestigious...

Friday Squid Blogging: Bioluminescence as Camouflage
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Bioluminescence as Camouflage

Interesting: There is one feature of the squid that is not transparent and which could act as a signal to prey ­ the eyes. However, the squid has a developed protection...

Microsoft Flow
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Flow

Was reminded of Microsoft Flow today  (See also IFTTT)Microsoft FlowWork less, do moreCreate automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to getAutomate...

SAS Guide to Cognitive Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAS Guide to Cognitive Computing

Nicely done and non technical via SAS.  It is interesting that I do not hear the term 'cognitive computing' too often by vendors, except for IBM.  Gotten into some...

IFTF Writes A Handbook for the Maker City
From The Eponymous Pickle

IFTF Writes A Handbook for the Maker City

I note that the Institute for the Future: IFTF, a nonprofit company I worked with for years, wrote for as well, has a Maker City Project underway.   They are publishing...

Future of Textbooks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Textbooks

My recent connections to developing curriculums and teaching have made me think about all aspects of teaching and supporting teaching.  With all the technologies...

Virtual Assistant for Documents
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtual Assistant for Documents

Fileee is an intelligent, personal assistant that automatically organizes all of your paper and digital documents in one system. It’s the new filing cabinet of....

Crowdsourcing as a Weapon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crowdsourcing as a Weapon

Hardly a secret weapon.  And managing it and understanding how well is works is still an issue.  But its always worth examining.  What is particularly nice is that...

Using Social Media to Discover Hidden Wealth
From Schneier on Security

Using Social Media to Discover Hidden Wealth

Stories of burglars using social media to figure out who's on vacation are old hat. Now financial investigators are using social media to find hidden wealth....

Discussion on Samsung's $5799 Digital Frig
From The Eponymous Pickle

Discussion on Samsung's $5799 Digital Frig

Good discussion on Samsung's smart Frig.  Apparently not a prototype and is for sale.  The the cost is hefty   Is the refrigerator the place for the home hub?

Wal-Mart Decides on Fun Stories
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Decides on Fun Stories

Akin to Story telling,  Recall my mention of the local grocery chain Jungle Jim's.  Personally I think they should do more in that space to tell fun stories to...

Google Magenta AI Makes Music
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Magenta AI Makes Music

Like the idea.  When we will see a library of these efforts to consider?   What are the bounds of its innovation, creativity? Google enters the Artificial Intelligence...

An AI Primer.  What do we think it is Today?
From The Eponymous Pickle

An AI Primer. What do we think it is Today?

Good primer in a talk  AI, Deep Learning, and Machine Learning:   – in  Andreessen Horowitz" .... Things are clearly progressing rapidly when it comes to machine...

The Importance of CS Education Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The Importance of CS Education Research

Contributions to this post were provided by Andrew Ko, University of Washington. Andrew J. Ko is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information...
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