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FDA Recommendations on Medical-Device Cybersecurity
From Schneier on Security

FDA Recommendations on Medical-Device Cybersecurity

The FDA has issued a report giving medical devices guidance on computer and network security. There's nothing particularly new or interesting; it reads like standard...

Science DMZ is focus of latest library of network training videos aimed at global audience
From Phys.org Technology News

Science DMZ is focus of latest library of network training videos aimed at global audience

For members of the established research and education (R&E) networking community, attending conferences or sitting in on workshop sessions is the normal way to...

BPM Empowering IoT and Defining Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

BPM Empowering IoT and Defining Analytics

A favorite topic.  How Business Process Modeling (BPM) could be used with analytics and AI to really understand and improve business process.  Here in the Jan-Feb...

White House Report on Ensuring Long-Term U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

White House Report on Ensuring Long-Term U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors

The following blog post is by CCC Vice Chair and Executive Council member and University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Mark D. Hill. Last week the US White House...

Softbank Pepper Sales Robot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Softbank Pepper Sales Robot

A relook at the SoftBank humanoid Pepper robot.   Seems the test they mention that showed increases in sales is far too short, and could have largely been driven...

Penn State Institute for CyberScience to Host HPC Workshops
From insideHPC

Penn State Institute for CyberScience to Host HPC Workshops

The Penn State Institute for CyberScience (ICS) is hosting a series of free training workshops on high-performance computing techniques. These workshops are sponsored...

Compute Canada Receives Funding for National Supercomputing Platform
From insideHPC

Compute Canada Receives Funding for National Supercomputing Platform

Today the Canada Foundation for Innovation announced an award of $69,455,000 through its Major Science Initiative Fund for the Compute Canada project. This award...

Job of the Week: Research Scientist for HPC at PNNL
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Research Scientist for HPC at PNNL

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking a Research Scientist for High Performance Computing in our Job of the Week. "The HPC group is seeking...

How Important Are Number Bases for pre-University Computer Science?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

How Important Are Number Bases for pre-University Computer Science?

Do high school or younger computer science students really need to understand number-base conversion and binary, decimal, and hexadecimal number systems? Obviously...

Everything is a Virtual Assistant Now
From The Eponymous Pickle

Everything is a Virtual Assistant Now

CW look at the future of virtual assistants, based on the explosion of solutions delivered and embedded, shown at CES last week.   Good points made about 'supporting'...

Radio Free HPC Looks Forward to New Technologies in 2017
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks Forward to New Technologies in 2017

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team shares the things we're looking forward to in 2017. "From the iPhone 8 to storage innovations and camera technologies in...

Facial Recognition by Baidu and KFC China
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facial Recognition by Baidu and KFC China

Long have discussed facial recognition uses.  Here a test at the point of sale at KFC China.   Evan Schuman makes a good case that the proposed use is dangerous...

Predicting the future job market: the librarians
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Predicting the future job market: the librarians

People spend a lot of time worrying that robots and computers are going to wipe out all jobs. My belief is that the job market is a lot more complex and simplistic...

Scaling Hardware for In-Memory Computing
From insideHPC

Scaling Hardware for In-Memory Computing

The two methods of scaling processors are based on the method used to scale the memory architecture and are called scaling-out or scale-up. Beyond the basic processor...

How cloud computing could improve your research.
From XRDS

How cloud computing could improve your research.

Processing large datasets or working with huge data is a usual stage in almost any kind of research. The problem appears when processing these data requires long...

Did Media Literacy Backfire?
From Apophenia

Did Media Literacy Backfire?

Anxious about the widespread consumption and spread of propaganda and fake news during this year’s election cycle, many progressives are calling for an increased...

IBM's Cognitive Advantage Report
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM's Cognitive Advantage Report

What is cognition?  Why should we care?  Who is using it?  How do we get started?   Comprehensive look.    Get it below.  Good information and statistics.  This...

America's crumbling infrastructure
From Phys.org Technology News

America's crumbling infrastructure

No matter how big the issue—national security, health care, gun rights—it's been nearly impossible for Washington lawmakers to find common ground given the deep...

AI and Digital Advertising
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and Digital Advertising

AI and deeper analytics continues to drive more intelligent decisions.    I always ask: To what degree will the decisions be autonomous?    And how will they be...

Performance Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Performance Management

McKinsey on Performance Manangement.Ahead of the curve: The future of performance managementBy Boris Ewenstein, Bryan Hancock, and Asmus KommMost corporate performance...
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