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Humans Trusting Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Humans Trusting Algorithms

Key thoughts, also gets back to the question of how we explain the use of algorithms.   Most methods today are more akin to magic.  I like that this is being positioned...

Remarkable Delivery Robot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Remarkable Delivery Robot

Bio inspired robotics  ....     With claim to work in many environments.  In IEEE Spectrum:Agility Robotics Introduces Cassie, a Dynamic and Talented Robot Delivery...

Facial Recognition for Market Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facial Recognition for Market Research

Not a new thing, has been worked for decades.  Talked to related work at MIT to leverage these ideas.  But we are getting much better at it now.   Much writtenIn...

Research into the Root Causes of Terrorism
From Schneier on Security

Research into the Root Causes of Terrorism

Interesting article in Science discussing field research on how people are radicalized to become terrorists. The potential for research that can overcome existing...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Raymond Smullyan, 1919–2017

Serious work amid the puzzles and jokes. Amazon source When Raymond Smullyan was born, Emanuel Lasker was still the world chess champion. Indeed, of the 16 universally...

Big Data Results from Coke Freestyle
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Data Results from Coke Freestyle

Now about eight years ago, we saw an early demonstration of Coke 'Free Style', a machine that would allow you to construct your own flavors.   Among millions of...

Computing Community Consortium at AAAS 2017
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing Community Consortium at AAAS 2017

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is proud to be a part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2017 Annual Meeting this weekend...

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Systems Administrator at Purdue
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Systems Administrator at Purdue

Purdue University is seeking a Senior HPC Systems Administrator in our Job of the Week. "In this role, you will assist world renowned researchers in advancing science...

How fast can you count lines?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How fast can you count lines?

Inspired by earlier work by Llogiq, I decided to look at how fast I could count the number of lines in a string. By assuming that the string relies on ASCII, UTF...

Supercomputing the Hyperloop on Azure
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Hyperloop on Azure

Today Cycle Computing announced that the HyperXite team is using CycleCloud software to manage Hyperloop simulations using ANSYS Fluent on the Azure Cloud. "Our...

Huawei: A Fresh Look at High Performance Computing
From insideHPC

Huawei: A Fresh Look at High Performance Computing

Francis Lam from Huawei presented this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "High performance computing is rapidly finding new uses in many applications and businesses...

Hayo: Augmented Reality in Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hayo: Augmented Reality in Smart Homes

Intriguing.  " ... Hayo transforms the objects and spaces around you into a set of magical remote controls. ... ".   They claim there is no shouting involved.  Gestural...

Supercomputing Transportation System Data using TACC’s Rustler
From insideHPC

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...
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