Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Blogs


Blogroll


What Eighth Graders Think About Women and Computer Science
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

What Eighth Graders Think About Women and Computer Science

On the last day of the 2015 edition of my week-long mini-course (Computer Science and Games: Just for Girls!), I held a discussion about women in computer science...

Digitally Connected Grocer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digitally Connected Grocer

In Progressive Grocer:  Fairly obvious points, now how do we respond?   " ... Defining the 'Connected' Consumer ....  Grocery industry being pushed into the future...

Advanced Clustering Builds 32 Teraflop “Buddy” Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Advanced Clustering Builds 32 Teraflop “Buddy” Supercomputer

Today Advanced Clustering Technologies announced that the University of Central Oklahoma’s Center for Research and Education in Interdisciplinary Computation (CREIC)...

Two More Steps Towards Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

Two More Steps Towards Quantum Computing

Quantum computing has taken a step closer with two recent announcements demonstrating methods for error correction in addition to a new scalable design for quantum...

L'Oreal 3D Printing Skin
From The Eponymous Pickle

L'Oreal 3D Printing Skin

In BBC Tech:French cosmetics firm L'Oreal is teaming up with bio-engineering start-up Organovo to 3D-print human skin. ... It said the printed skin would be used...

High Precision 3D Printers
From The Eponymous Pickle

High Precision 3D Printers

I have looked at several 3D printers now, mostly on the consumer end, and their precision was poor. Now new printer examples are emerging, with higher precision...

Apps Emerging to Get Car Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apps Emerging to Get Car Data

In Technology Review:   " ... Courting App Makers to Unlock Your Car’s Powerful Data Trove Startups like Automatic are trying to interest developers in gadgets...

More on Chris Roberts and Avionics Security
From Schneier on Security

More on Chris Roberts and Avionics Security

Last month ago I blogged aboutsecurity researcher Chris Roberts being detained by the FBI after tweeting about avionics security while on a United flight: But to...

HPC Appliance Computing Goes Virtual
From insideHPC

HPC Appliance Computing Goes Virtual

Altair’s HyperWorks Unlimited Virtual Appliance goes fully into the cloud with an Amazon-hosted option that lets users get started with HPC in just minutes. The...

Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning

A technical look, by David Barber,  A free online version. Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning by David Barber is an ebook that is designed for final-year undergraduates...

Barcelona Team to Build ARM Cluster at ISC Student Cluster Competition
From insideHPC

Barcelona Team to Build ARM Cluster at ISC Student Cluster Competition

A team of six undergraduate students from Barcelona School of Informatics involved in the Mont-Blanc project have been selected to take part in the 4th HPCAC-ISC...

Thinkmate Offers Free Xeon Phis with Your Server
From insideHPC

Thinkmate Offers Free Xeon Phis with Your Server

We don't normally report on pricing, but a free Intel Xeon Phi from ThinkMate sure sounds like a great deal. "Now through June, Thinkmate is installing Intel Xeon...

Deep Learning at Scale
From insideHPC

Deep Learning at Scale

"We present a state-of-the-art image recognition system, Deep Image, developed using end-to-end deep learning. The key components are a custom-built supercomputer...

Expanding Computing Education–Are We Forgetting Rural Schools
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Expanding Computing Education–Are We Forgetting Rural Schools

One big announcement last week was College Board and Code.org announc[ing] an alliance to improve diversity in computer science. The plan is to partner with the...

A productive development environment with Docker on OS X
From Writing

A productive development environment with Docker on OS X

In this post, I'm going to explain why the way most programmers install, configure, and manage software in development, testing, and production environments is...

From Computational Complexity

Theory Jobs 2015

In the fall we list theory jobs, in the spring we see who got them. Like last year, I created a fully editable Google Spreadsheet to crowd source who is going where...

Neuromarketing Practical Advances
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neuromarketing Practical Advances

A little late, but a good podcast on the topic:Roger Dooley writes, introducting their podcast:" ... In the past, Elissa Moses was Chief Research Officer with the...

Google Seeking Ad Fraud
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Seeking Ad Fraud

In Adage.  A visit to a Google site that is devoted to identifying Ad Fraud.   All this has evolved quite a bit.  Been attacked a few times myself.   Now the attackers...

What makes a well-attended conference?  (STOC 2017 Discussion)
From My Biased Coin

What makes a well-attended conference? (STOC 2017 Discussion)

I've always been impressed how the SIGCOMM conference accepts a very small number of papers, but many hundreds of people attend the conference.  (This is true for...

SPSS as an Enhancement to R
From The Eponymous Pickle

SPSS as an Enhancement to R

It was just pointed out to me that SPSS can be linked to R.  Had known this but not the details. Worth a closer look.  Upcoming Webinar on May 26 on the topic. ...
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account