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Samsung Does New Bixby Interface in Major Update
From The Eponymous Pickle

Samsung Does New Bixby Interface in Major Update

 Been a long time since we had an unimpressed look at Bixby.   Some good details here.Samsung Reveals New Bixby Interface and Features in Major Update By Eric Hal...

Machine Learning Underspecification
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine Learning Underspecification

 Yes, often a problem, often  mainly for lack of sufficient data in context.   Seems Google know this too.  Key issue.  Credibility/value is the key.  Note COVID...

Podcasts via RSS Feed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Podcasts via RSS Feed

New way to connect to podcastsGoogle Podcasts lets you add shows using their RSS feedsSubscribe to your favorite niche podcastby Jon Fingas  In Engadget    Google...

Facebook and investing in the long-term
From Geeking with Greg

Facebook and investing in the long-term

Kevin Roose, Mike Isaac and Sheera Frenkel at the New York Times had a great piece ([1][2]) on the internal debate inside Facebook on removing disinformation:[1]...

‘Let’s Talk Exascale’: Storing and Managing Exa-class Data Volumes
From insideHPC

‘Let’s Talk Exascale’: Storing and Managing Exa-class Data Volumes

In this new edition of “Let’s Talk Exascale” from the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project, the ECP’s Scott Gibson talks with Jim Ahrens of Los Alamos...

The Risk and Uncertainty of it All
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Risk and Uncertainty of it All

A space we played in early on, determining measures of uncertainty as we built AI and expert system based models.   Its part of any decision driving system,  That...

Small Sat Launching by Drone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Small Sat Launching by Drone

 Been watching the numerous satellite launches going on, like primarily to improve communications to remote areas. Agree with some of the worries for the future...

Shrinking BERT Networks to Model Language
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shrinking BERT Networks to Model Language

Considerable shrinking of neural networks, more likely for applications at the Edge.Shrinking massive neural networks used to model languageA new approach could...

The 2020 Workshop on Economics and Information Security (WEIS)
From Schneier on Security

The 2020 Workshop on Economics and Information Security (WEIS)

The workshop on Economics and Information Security is always an interesting conference. This year, it will be online. Here’s the program. Registration is free.

Robotic Hands Closer to Human
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Hands Closer to Human

New robotic hands with lots of possibilities for more dexterous manipulation Robot Hands One Step Closer to Human, Thanks to WMG AI Algorithms  By University of...

Enigma Machine Recovered from the Baltic Sea
From Schneier on Security

Enigma Machine Recovered from the Baltic Sea

Neat story: German divers searching the Baltic Sea for discarded fishing nets have stumbled upon a rare Enigma cipher machine used by the Nazi military during...

IRS to Make ID Protection PIN Open to All
From The Eponymous Pickle

IRS to Make ID Protection PIN Open to All

Good direction.   Now how will it be effectively used?    See more detail at the link.IRS to Make ID Protection PIN Open to All in Krebs On SecurityThe U.S. Internal...

Considering Orbit in Developer Relations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Considering Orbit in Developer Relations

Read about this in Andreessen Horowitz.  About better online communities.  Involved in an effort that will need some of this. Investing in Orbit by Martin Casado...

Google Discusses How it Organizes Information
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Discusses How it Organizes Information

Below the introduction.   Informative.How Google organizes information to find what you’re looking forBy Nick Fox in the Google BlogVice President of Product &When...

Texting to Alexa
From The Eponymous Pickle

Texting to Alexa

 Noted for using voice in specific context.   Say for the need of privacy in conversation. Amazon now lets you text Alexa on iOS to ask for things instead of only...

Are Smart Things Really Smart?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Are Smart Things Really Smart?

Interesting challenge.  Depends on what 'smart' means.  Like what I have often said, its in a  'context'.   Smart can be exactly what it needs to be to provideAre...

Announcing The Rich Brueckner Scholarship Awards and GoFundMe Account
From insideHPC

Announcing The Rich Brueckner Scholarship Awards and GoFundMe Account

Rich Brueckner was one of the most influential (and beloved) figures in high performance computing. As editor-in-chief of insideHPC, he touched thousands of lives...

Ayar Labs Demonstrates Optical Interconnect Solution on GlobalFoundries’ Silicon Photonics Manufacturing Process  
From insideHPC

Ayar Labs Demonstrates Optical Interconnect Solution on GlobalFoundries’ Silicon Photonics Manufacturing Process  

Santa Clara, CA, Dec. 2, 2020 –Ayar Labs announced it has successfully demonstrated its patented monolithic electronic/photonic solution on GlobalFoundries’ (GF)...

Announcing New ICMI 2021 Blue Sky Papers Track
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Announcing New ICMI 2021 Blue Sky Papers Track

The 23rd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2021) will be held in Montreal, Canada October 18-22, 2021. ICMI is the premier international...

Creators of MLPerf Launch MLCommons Consortium for Machine Learning Benchmarks, Metrics, Datasets, Models and Best Practices
From insideHPC

Creators of MLPerf Launch MLCommons Consortium for Machine Learning Benchmarks, Metrics, Datasets, Models and Best Practices

SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 3, 2020 – Today, open engineering consortium MLCommons launched an industry-academic partnership to accelerate machine learning innovationCreators...
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