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Accelerating the Alibaba Cloud with Intel Arria FPGAs
From insideHPC

Accelerating the Alibaba Cloud with Intel Arria FPGAs

The Alibaba Cloud has announced a pilot program with Intel for a cloud-based FPGA acceleration service with the goal of enabling customers to have virtual access...

What’s New in C# 7.0 for Beginning Programmers
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

What’s New in C# 7.0 for Beginning Programmers

Well it looks like Visual Studio 2017 is out. I've installed the of the community edition on my Surface (not enough disk for everything I'd like :-( ) but enough...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Cooking Techniques
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Cooking Techniques

Here are some squid cooking tips. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered....

Podcast Interview with Me
From Schneier on Security

Podcast Interview with Me

Here's a video interview I did at RSA on the Internet of Things and security....

Video: Mont-Blanc Project Advances HPC for TermoFluids
From insideHPC

Video: Mont-Blanc Project Advances HPC for TermoFluids

In this video, Ricard Borrell from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center describes how the Mont Blanc Project Industrial End User Group on TermoFluids is advancing...

New Paper Surveys Cache Partitioning Techniques
From insideHPC

New Paper Surveys Cache Partitioning Techniques

A new paper from IIT Hyderabad in India surveys cache partitioning techniques for multicore processors. Now accepted in ACM Computing Surveys 2017, the survey by...

Interview: XTREME DESIGN Automates HPC Cloud Configurations
From insideHPC

Interview: XTREME DESIGN Automates HPC Cloud Configurations

Tokyo-based Startup XTREME DESIGN recently announced it has raised $700K of funding in its pre-series A round. Launched in early 2015, the Startup’s XTREME DNAInterview...

Chatbot Concierge for your Hair
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chatbot Concierge for your Hair

Not far different from some of our own attempts to provide a concierge style link that could help both the consumer and the brand.   An advisoryWhat a Chatbot Can...

Moving to Exascale – Closer Than We Think?
From insideHPC

Moving to Exascale – Closer Than We Think?

"Back in 2013 I wrote the following blog expressing my opinion that I doubted we would reach Exascale before 2020. However, recently it was announced that the world...

Science and Technology links (March 10, 2017)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (March 10, 2017)

In Mnemonic Training Reshapes Brain Networks to Support Superior Memory (published in Neuron, March 2017), we learned that 6 weeks of mnemonic training at a rate...

E4 Computer Engineering’s Showcases New Petascale OCP Platform
From insideHPC

E4 Computer Engineering’s Showcases New Petascale OCP Platform

Today E4 Computer Engineering from Italy showcased a new PetaFlops-Class Open Compute Server with "remarkable energy efficiency" based on the IBM POWER architecture...

Defense Against Doxing
From Schneier on Security

Defense Against Doxing

A decade ago, I wrote about the death of ephemeral conversation. As computers were becoming ubiquitous, some unintended changes happened, too. Before computers,...

How many users are enough in user research?
From Putting People First

How many users are enough in user research?

The British consumer cooperative Co-op uses both qualitative and quantitative approaches to make decisions about products. While quantitative research is best when...

Walking the Experience Talk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Walking the Experience Talk

In Customerthink, good consideration.What is Walking the Customer Experience Talk? Featured Column by Lynn Hunsaker  CustomerThink Advisor featured columnist  Top...

From Computational Complexity

The Beauty of Computation

Lisa Randall wrote a New York Times book review of Carlo Rovelli's Reality Is Not What It Seems with some interesting responses. I want to focus on a single sentence...

Great Innovative Idea- Scaling Maps To Zettabytes and Beyond
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea- Scaling Maps To Zettabytes and Beyond

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Mohamed Sarwat, Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. Sarwat presented...

Designing for Alexa
From The Eponymous Pickle

Designing for Alexa

Intriguing thoughts, and I then ask: Is Alexa Skill management best  architected to produce easy to create and maintain  knowledge?   The latter is a huge deal,...

Job of the Week: HPC System Administrator at University of Oxford
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC System Administrator at University of Oxford

"Would you like to help manage and develop a state-of-the-art High Performance Compute (HPC) facility to enable cutting-edge biomedical research? This is an exciting...

Podcast: IBM Researchers Store Data on a Single Atom
From insideHPC

Podcast: IBM Researchers Store Data on a Single Atom

Today IBM announced it has created the world’s smallest magnet using a single atom – and stored one bit of data on it. Currently, hard disk drives use about 100...

Atos Bullion Breaks Record for SPEC Performance
From insideHPC

Atos Bullion Breaks Record for SPEC Performance

Today Atos announced record SPEC benchmark performance on its bullion x86 servers. Performed with a 16-socket configuration, this benchmark demonstrates that the...
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