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Stick on Microscope Lenses
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stick on Microscope Lenses

Kind of thing that I could have used in a previous role.   I do like the extension of smartphones with new kinds of sensors.   And the simplicity of this.    In...

What about developer surveys for software engineering research?
From XRDS

What about developer surveys for software engineering research?

In this blog post we present some ideas that one can consider before conducting a qualitative survey to evaluate new software engineering tools and systems. These...

New Kinds of Translation with Google
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Kinds of Translation with Google

This is technical, but is now production on all Google translations services, even in Google Home, where I have been casually testing it.   Phrases and words.  Getting...

Arup and 3D Printing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Arup and 3D Printing

We did some work with the Engineering and  design firm Arup in the innovation space.   Was interesting to see they are doing work with 3D printing.This Intelligent...

Sugon Moves HPC as a Service to Europe with Arctur-2 Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Sugon Moves HPC as a Service to Europe with Arctur-2 Supercomputer

As announced at SC16, Chinese HPC vendor Sugon has built a new datacenter in Slovenia based around the Arctur-2 system, Sugon's first installation in continental...

Video: Building the Owens Cluster at OSC
From insideHPC

Video: Building the Owens Cluster at OSC

In this time-lapse video, engineers build the Owens cluster at the Ohio Supercomputing Center. "Named after Olympic track star Jesse Owens, the new Owens Cluster...

Genevieve Bell: ‘Humanity’s greatest fear is about being irrelevant’
From Putting People First

Genevieve Bell: ‘Humanity’s greatest fear is about being irrelevant’

Intel anthropologist Genevieve Bell explains in an interview with The Observer’s Ian Tucker why being scared about AI has more to do with our fear of each other...

Programming vs. Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Programming vs. Computer Science

Programming is not the same thing as computer science. But of course they are related. For example, knowing how to use the following arrays is programming. Knowing...

RSC Tornado Breaks Record with 1.41 Petaflops per Rack
From insideHPC

RSC Tornado Breaks Record with 1.41 Petaflops per Rack

Today Russia's RSC Group announced that the company has achieved a record compute density of 1.41 Pflops per rack using direct liquid cooling and Intel Xeon Phi...

Video: PASC17 Conference Seeks Papers, Minisymposia, and Posters
From insideHPC

Video: PASC17 Conference Seeks Papers, Minisymposia, and Posters

In this video, Jeff Hollingsworth from SIGHPC and Michele De Lorenzi from CSCS invite you to submit papers, minisymposia proposals and posters to the PASC17 Conference...

Thinking about Business Process as Recipes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thinking about Business Process as Recipes

Finally got a chance to look in detail at the Allrecipe skill in Amazon's Echo Alexa.  This lets you voice search 60K+ recipes and then have them recited step by...

Quick links
From Geeking with Greg

Quick links

Some of the tech news I found interesting lately, and you might too. Heavy on the comics this time to lighten the mood: Jeff Bezos: "Good leaders ... seek to disconfirm...

Technological Change:  Harvey Nash Tech Report
From The Eponymous Pickle

Technological Change: Harvey Nash Tech Report

To register for the entire report.    Fascinating piece by a participant.  Links to my recent Columbia course on managing change, this is part of that change.  Almost...

Friday Squid Blogging: Striped Pyjama Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Striped Pyjama Squid

Here's a nice picture of one of the few known poisonous squids. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I...

Thoughts on Simplifying Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thoughts on Simplifying Innovation

In Innovation Excellence, some interesting and simple thoughts about getting to real innovation.   The Tesla of Bikes Got a Brilliant Idea   by Gijs van Wulfen...

Questions to Ask Your Data Scientists
From The Eponymous Pickle

Questions to Ask Your Data Scientists

(And questions they should ask you)  Crucially this is not about recruiting, but to make sure you are managing them to get value from proposed solutions.   Management...

Japan to Build 130 Petaflop ABCI Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Japan to Build 130 Petaflop ABCI Supercomputer

Today Japan announced plans to build a 130 Petaflop supercomputer for deployment in 2017. Such a machine would surpass the 93 Petaflop Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer...

Podcast: John McCalpin Surveys HPC System Memory Bandwidth
From insideHPC

Podcast: John McCalpin Surveys HPC System Memory Bandwidth

"In the long run, if you need orders of magnitude more bandwidth than is currently available there’s a set of technologies that are sometimes referred to as processor...

Hacking and the 2016 Presidential Election
From Schneier on Security

Hacking and the 2016 Presidential Election

Was the 2016 presidential election hacked? It's hard to tell. There were no obvious hacks on Election Day, but new reports have raised the question of whether voting...

Red 212 Content Strategy Agency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Red 212 Content Strategy Agency

Brought to my attention:  Red212:  A Content Strategy Agency" ... Red212 was founded on the idea that business can be a powerful force for change. We are a full...
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