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Computing as a Force for Social Good
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing as a Force for Social Good

Computing has become a powerful tool for productivity and connectivity — it powers companies, it fuels scientific research, and it delivers entertainment and social...

Fraudsters are Buying IPv4 Addresses
From Schneier on Security

Fraudsters are Buying IPv4 Addresses

IPv4 addresses are valuable, so criminals are figuring out how to buy or steal them. Hence criminals' interest in ways to land themselves IP addresses, some of...

Bot Buttons in Slack
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bot Buttons in Slack

A very simple idea.  Developers can add interactive buttons in Slack.   Of really any level of intelligence they can 'develop', from very simple logic to far beyond...

National Week of Making!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

National Week of Making!

Contributions to this post were provided by Meredith M. Lee, Executive Director of the West Data Hub from UC Berkeley. President Obama released a proclamation announcing...

Inside the Mind of the Shopper, 2nd Edition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Inside the Mind of the Shopper, 2nd Edition

Much anticipated. 2nd edition.  Pre order it.   By a colleague who we used for shopping innovation.   An ideal companion to our new world of advancing analytics...

A united energy economy: Experientia helps wrap up the CITYOPT Nice pilot project
From Putting People First

A united energy economy: Experientia helps wrap up the CITYOPT Nice pilot project

Can behavioral change address local energy issues, raise people’s awareness energy consumption issues, and directly support non-profit organizations at the same...

Machine Learning for Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine Learning for Design

In O'Reilly.Nicely put, requires registration for full report.    I still prefer the term 'analytics' for this.   But ML is sexier these days.Machine Learning for...

Robotic Housekeeping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Housekeeping

Elon Musk looks at a yet harder problem, the robotic housekeeper.  A problem of complex environments.

Issues Regarding Lone-Wolf Terrorism Prevention
From Schneier on Security

Issues Regarding Lone-Wolf Terrorism Prevention

Amy Zegert has some good questions, comparing the Orlando Pulse massacre to the Fort Hood massacre from 2009....

Intel Omni-Path Deployed at Northumbria in the UK
From insideHPC

Intel Omni-Path Deployed at Northumbria in the UK

Today Northumbria University announced that its has become one of the first UK sites to deploy Intel Omni-Path Architecture (Intel OPA) for their centralized HPC...

Supercomputer Systems Monitoring and Management
From insideHPC

Supercomputer Systems Monitoring and Management

The SGI Management Suite’s system health monitoring and management capability collects health status information on fundamental system’s functions such as memory...

Video: Announcing Intel HPC Orchestrator
From insideHPC

Video: Announcing Intel HPC Orchestrator

In this video from ISC 2016, Figan Ulgen from Intel describes the new Intel HPC Orchestrator. "Intel HPC Orchestrator simplifies the installation, management and...

Allinea DDT Debugger to be Used for 25 Petaflop Supercomputer at JCAHP in Japan
From insideHPC

Allinea DDT Debugger to be Used for 25 Petaflop Supercomputer at JCAHP in Japan

Today Allinea Software announced that the Joint Center for Advanced High Performance Computing (JCAHPC) in Japan will use the Allinea DDT debugger for its new supercomputer...

Interview: Dr. Eng Lim Goh on the Latest Trends in High Performance Data Analytics
From insideHPC

Interview: Dr. Eng Lim Goh on the Latest Trends in High Performance Data Analytics

In this video from ISC 2016, Dr. Eng Lim Goh from SGI discusses the latest trends in high performance data analytics and machine learning. "Dr. Eng Lim Goh joined...

ASRock Rack Adds Intel Xeon Phi Processor to Server Lineup
From insideHPC

ASRock Rack Adds Intel Xeon Phi Processor to Server Lineup

Today at ISC 2016, ASRock Rack has rolled out a new 2U server based on the brand new Intel Xeon Phi processor. "The 2U4N-F/X200 from ASrock Rack has four computing...

Lustre Powers FrostByte HPC Storage from Penguin Computing
From insideHPC

Lustre Powers FrostByte HPC Storage from Penguin Computing

FrostByte is a complete solution that integrates Penguin Computing’s new Scyld FrostByte software with an optimized high-performance storage platform. FrostByte...

SGI Opens European Joint Research Centre at EPCC in Edinburgh
From insideHPC

SGI Opens European Joint Research Centre at EPCC in Edinburgh

Today SGI announced a significant investment in extreme scale software research at The Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh...

Rulex Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Rulex Analytics

Brought back to my attention,  Rulex:   More to follow.Fast Big Data ROI with DIY Data ScienceData Monetization means gaining measurable financial value from stored...

The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intensions
From XRDS

The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intensions

A former colleague, a talented and accomplished user experience professional, recently wrote excitedly of her intension to attend an upcoming UX conference. ItContinue...

From Computational Complexity

When does n divide a_n? The answer, though you already know it. The Point, though its not as strong as I wanted. Oh well.

In my last post When does n divide a_n? I gave a sequence: a(1)=0 a(2)=2 a(3)=3 for all n ≥ 4 a(n) = a(n-2) + a(n-3) and I noted that for 2 ≤ n ≤ 23 it looked...
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