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Cognitive Assistance for the Aging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cognitive Assistance for the Aging

Dear Professors, Students, IBMers and others, This a reminder about our Cognitive Systems Institute Speaker Series on Thursday, March 16, 2016 at 10:30 am ET US...

vScaler to Showcase OpenHPC & Deep Learning at Cloud Expo Europe 2017
From insideHPC

vScaler to Showcase OpenHPC & Deep Learning at Cloud Expo Europe 2017

Today vScaler announced plans to showcase their HPC cloud platform March 15-16 at the upcoming Cloud Expo Europe Conference in London. Supported by two of its strategic...

Random Numbers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Random Numbers

A long time technical interest.  Used many random number generators, and in some cases tested them to determine their limitations.  Here a brief history.

Microsoft Teams is off Running
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Teams is off Running

Seen it in Beta,  a group collaboration tool,  better than Slack, especially for users of other MS tools.    And who isn't?   Free for 365 users as I understand...

D-Wave Collaborates with Virginia Tech on Quantum Computing
From insideHPC

D-Wave Collaborates with Virginia Tech on Quantum Computing

Today D-Wave Systems and Virginia Tech announced a joint effort to provide greater access to quantum computers for researchers from the Intelligence Community and...

Top Weather and Climate Sites run on DDN Storage
From insideHPC

Top Weather and Climate Sites run on DDN Storage

"DDN’s unique ability to handle tough application I/O profiles at speed and scale gives weather and climate organizations the infrastructure they need for rapid...

SAS On Image Recognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAS On Image Recognition

SAS Blog on image recognition.     Nicely done piece on the business implications." ... Image recognition is a hot and hyped topic in machine learning, artificial...

Next-Generation Sequencing Altering the Patient Care Landscape
From insideHPC

Next-Generation Sequencing Altering the Patient Care Landscape

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) tools produce vast quantities of genetic data which poses a growing number of challenges to life sciences organizations. Accelerating...

Altair Releases HyperWorks 2017 Comprehensive Simulation Platform
From insideHPC

Altair Releases HyperWorks 2017 Comprehensive Simulation Platform

Altair just released HyperWorks 2017, the "most comprehensive, open architecture CAE simulation platform in the industry, offering the best technologies to design...

Ransomware for Sale
From Schneier on Security

Ransomware for Sale

Brian Krebs posts a video advertisement for Philadelphia, a ransomware package that you can purchase....

Stable Priority Queues?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Stable Priority Queues?

A priority queue is a data structure that holds a set of elements and can return quickly the smallest (or alternatively the largest) element. It is usually implemented...

Women in IT: Apply for WINS Program at SC17
From insideHPC

Women in IT: Apply for WINS Program at SC17

Applications are now being accepted for the Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program at SC17. The conference takes place Nov. 12-17 in Denver. "The WINS program...

A Quantum Computer Sees Trees
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Quantum Computer Sees Trees

In Science via CACM:   Quantum Computer Learns to See Trees:" ... St. Mary's College researchers trained a quantum computer to recognize trees, a breakthrough they...

Alexa and Cortana in the Office
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa and Cortana in the Office

In the WSJ.   How elements of Alexa and Cortana may be heading towards the office.   Thinking about this now in terms of how it connects business process and deeper...

GTC to Feature 90 Sessions on HPC and Supercomputing
From insideHPC

GTC to Feature 90 Sessions on HPC and Supercomputing

Accelerated computing continues to gain momentum. This year the GPU Technology Conference will feature 90 sessions on HPC and Supercomputing. "Sessions will focus...

Merging Brains and Machines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Merging Brains and Machines

An odd debate.  But regardless we will have to collaborate.   We have been doing this for some time, but the the details of how this is done is getting more important...

The CIA's "Development Tradecraft DOs and DON'Ts"
From Schneier on Security

The CIA's "Development Tradecraft DOs and DON'Ts"

Useful best practices for malware writers, courtesy of the CIA. Seems like a lot of good advice. General: DO obfuscate or encrypt all strings and configuration...

RIKEN AIP-Fujitsu Collaboration Center to Focus on Next-Gen AI
From insideHPC

RIKEN AIP-Fujitsu Collaboration Center to Focus on Next-Gen AI

Today Fujitsu announced plans to establish a coordination center within the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP). Scheduled to open April 1, the...

Call for Abstracts: FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference
From insideHPC

Call for Abstracts: FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference

The 2017 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference has issued its Call for Abstracts. The event takes place Sept. 20-21 in Santa Fe, NM. "The call for abstracts for isCall...

From Computational Complexity

Other fields of math don't prove barrier results- why do we?

Before FLT was solved did some people prove theorems like: FLT cannot be proven using techniques BLAH. This is important since all current proofs use BLAH. Ihere...
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