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My Costco Self Checkout Observations
From The Eponymous Pickle

My Costco Self Checkout Observations

I see that our local Costco has recently removed their self checkout systems.    That they were doing this has been reported for some time.   We experimented with...

Event Readiness Service for Demand
From The Eponymous Pickle

Event Readiness Service for Demand

Interesting analytics effort.  We are all, in effect, thinking about how to react to events in our enterprise context.  Demand is a big example, but not the only...

Addressing Climate Change Uncertainties with Petascale Computing
From insideHPC

Addressing Climate Change Uncertainties with Petascale Computing

"This collaborative research between the University of Illinois, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the University of Maryland is aimed at usingAddressing...

Trends in HPC Leading to Exascale
From insideHPC

Trends in HPC Leading to Exascale

Over at the Altair Blog, Bill Nitzburg has started a series of posts looking at the road to Exascale. He starts by looking back at the trends that have lead usTrends...

Peter V. Coveney to Keynote ISC Cloud & Big Data
From insideHPC

Peter V. Coveney to Keynote ISC Cloud & Big Data

Today the ISC Cloud & Big Data conference announced that Professor Peter V. Coveney from University College London will be their keynote speaker. Coveney will discuss...

Migrating from SHA-1 to SHA-2
From Schneier on Security

Migrating from SHA-1 to SHA-2

Here's a comprehensive document on migrating from SHA-1 to SHA-2 in Active Directory certificates....

Radio Free HPC Previews ISC 2015
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Previews ISC 2015

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team previews the ISC 2015 conference, which takes place July 12-16 in Frankfurt, Germany. In addition to a great technicalRadio...

Interesting Links 29 June 2015
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 29 June 2015

I’m at ISTE in I’ve already connected with a few old friends and hope to connect with many more. If you are also at ISTE I hope you’ll track me down. I’m attending...

From Computational Complexity

When do we care about small improvements?

A while back complexity blog,  Shtetl-optimized , and GLL all blogged about the improved matrix mult algorithms (Complexityblog: here, Shtetl-optimized: here,here...

Sandia’s Z machine Helps Pinpoint Age of Saturn
From insideHPC

Sandia’s Z machine Helps Pinpoint Age of Saturn

How old is Saturn? Researchers are using Sandia's Z machine to find out. The post Sandia’s Z machine Helps Pinpoint Age of Saturn appeared first on insideHPC....

Video: 1.68 Petaflop Prometheus Supercomputer Comes to Cyfronet
From insideHPC

Video: 1.68 Petaflop Prometheus Supercomputer Comes to Cyfronet

In this video, officials from Cyfronet describe Prometheus, a new HP Apollo 8000 supercomputer with 1.68 Petaflops of peak performance. The post Video: 1.68 Petaflop...

Microsoft's Hololens to Orbit
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft's Hololens to Orbit

In CWorld: Good to see the space station to be used as a sandbox for this kind of application.   Complexity, mobile, wearable, hands free and knowledge intensive...

A Car with Gesture Control
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Car with Gesture Control

In Wired: Until we take the big step to autonomous driving,   You do wonder where all the user interface technology will go.  Here a high end BMW adds gesture control...

How Gamification Taps into What Makes Us Human
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Gamification Taps into What Makes Us Human

An interview in K@W.   In the midst of reading this book.  Quite a goal, which I agree is difficult." ... In their new book The Gamification Toolkit: Dynamics Mechanics...

Open Source, In Memory Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Source, In Memory Computing

A trend?    " ... Following through on a promise to open-source its data analysis software, Pivotal has released the source code that powers its GemFire in-memory...

Digital Brightens Black Box of R&D
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Brightens Black Box of R&D

In McKinsey:  Very true, but how do you apply the analytics to understand what you are seeing?Brightening the black box of R&DAn all-in-one, one-for-all formula...

Description of Blog and Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Description of Blog and Work

I have been running a public blog since I was at Procter & Gamble in 2000.  It covers advanced digital innovation topics.  Often what we were experimenting with...

Game Theory and Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Game Theory and Innovation

In Cisco Blog: On game theory and innovation.  Had never thought of this quite this way.  Innovation is an industry, though managing it well can be difficult.

There is a need for Not Google Glass
From The Eponymous Pickle

There is a need for Not Google Glass

There is a market for hands free applications, with easy to wear,  inobtrusive ways to view.  We tested applications.   So the 'failure' of Google Glass may teach...

Teradata Aster
From The Eponymous Pickle

Teradata Aster

An overvew of Teradata Aster and their community.  We visited Aster at a trip to Stanford in around 2010, before their acquisition by Teradata.  A number of integrated...
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