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Deep Mind Memory Trick
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Mind Memory Trick

A deeper yet biomimicry?How DeepMind’s Memory Trick Helps AI Learn FasterWhile AI systems can match many human capabilities, they take 10 times longer to learn....

Intersect360 Research Testimony on China’s Pursuit of HPC World Domination
From insideHPC

Intersect360 Research Testimony on China’s Pursuit of HPC World Domination

On Thursday, the U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission (USCC) held a hearing on the current and potential future state of supercomputing innovation worldwide...

New Gmail Phishing Scam
From Schneier on Security

New Gmail Phishing Scam

The article is right; this is frighteningly good....

UPS Testing Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

UPS Testing Drones

How can they attached to the supply chain? Nests in the truck roof?   Discussion:  In Retailwire:Can UPS fly past Amazon in drone delivery?  by Matthew SternAmazon...

From Computational Complexity

NP in ZPP implies PH in ZPP

If NP is in ZPP is the entire polynomial-time hierarchy in ZPP? I saw this result used in an old TCS Stackexchange post but I couldn't find a proof (comment ifharder...

History of US Information Warfare
From Schneier on Security

History of US Information Warfare

An interesting history....

Conversation: Beyond Moments of Truth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Conversation: Beyond Moments of Truth

Its all about conversation.    It used to be about 'moments of truth',  but now more about much more fluid conversations that can be generated and sustained byIn...

Overview of the HGX-1 AI Accelerator Chassis
From insideHPC

Overview of the HGX-1 AI Accelerator Chassis

"The Project Olympus hyperscale GPU accelerator chassis for AI, also referred to as HGX-1, is designed to support eight of the latest “Pascal” generation NVIDIA...

CCC @ AAAS 2017- The Technology of the Future
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC @ AAAS 2017- The Technology of the Future

Contributions to this post were provided by Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council members Maja Matarić and Shwetak Patel.   Recently, we have been highlighting...

McKinsey on Home Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

McKinsey on Home Bots

Good piece, though ultimately driving the smart home will need many new 'things' present to influence digitally.  We have started to see examples with Cortana,Article...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Computer Science Tries to Predict March Madness
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Computer Science Tries to Predict March Madness

Need some last minute help with your bracket before March Madness tips off? Check out the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s (UIUC) Bracketodds, which...

AI Dangers and Risks
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Dangers and Risks

Continued talk on the topic. AI Dangers: Imagined and Real  By Devdatt Dubhashi, Shalom LappinCommunications of the ACM, Vol. 60 No. 2, Pages 43-4510.1145/2953876...

AI Driven Automation in Law
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Driven Automation in Law

In some ways, the most obvious application.   A heavily document and analysis driven world.   Was frequently mentioned in the 80s, but not implemented because the...

Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab to Install D-Wave 2000Q System
From insideHPC

Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab to Install D-Wave 2000Q System

Today D-Wave Systems announced that Google, NASA, and Universities Space Research Association (USRA) have elected to upgrade to the new D-Wave 2000Q system. The...

Ethernet Alliance to Demo 400G Networks at OFC 2017
From insideHPC

Ethernet Alliance to Demo 400G Networks at OFC 2017

Today the Ethernet Alliance announced plans of details of its upcoming OFC 2017 interoperability demo featuring the full spectrum of Ethernet speeds from 1 Gigabit...

SUSE Adds HPC Module for ARM-based Systems
From insideHPC

SUSE Adds HPC Module for ARM-based Systems

Over at the SUSE Blog, Jay Kruemcke writes that the High-Performance Computing Module (HPC Module) for SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) is now available for 64-bitSUSE...

Creating Applications with the Intel Computer Vision SDK
From insideHPC

Creating Applications with the Intel Computer Vision SDK

"In order for developers to be able to focus on their application, a Vision Algorithm Designer application is included in the Intel Computer Vision SDK. This gives...

Using Intel's SGX to Attack Itself
From Schneier on Security

Using Intel's SGX to Attack Itself

Researchers have demonstrated using Intel's Software Guard Extensions to hide malware and steal cryptographic keys from inside SGX's protected enclave: Malware...

Folding Clothes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Folding Clothes

In a long while ago meeting about how easy it was to do various household tasks,  it was brought up that while washing clothes was relatively easy, folding them...

Doing Machine Learning in Excel
From The Eponymous Pickle

Doing Machine Learning in Excel

Although we never recommended using Excel for things like this in the enterprise, it might be useful for someone who is already an Excel expert to get started in...
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