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Great Innovative Idea: Viewport-Adaptive Navigable 360-Degree Video Delivery
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Great Innovative Idea: Viewport-Adaptive Navigable 360-Degree Video Delivery

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Jacob Chakareski from the University of Alabama. Jacob published the “Viewport-adaptive Navigable 360-Degree Video Delivery...

Intelligent Display Scans Your Face
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intelligent Display Scans Your Face

Is this invasive?   Saw something like this years ago,  but with no implication of seeing who it was. Advertising based on iris movement and facial analysis toCooler...

UberCloud Publishes Compendium Of CFD Case Studies
From insideHPC

UberCloud Publishes Compendium Of CFD Case Studies

If you are considering moving some of your HPC workload to the Cloud, nothing leads the way like a good set of case studies in your scientific domain. To this end...

ISC 2019 Keynote to focus on Algorithms of Life
From insideHPC

ISC 2019 Keynote to focus on Algorithms of Life

Today the ISC 2019 conference announced that their keynote will be delivered by Professor Ivo Sbalzarini, who will speak to an audience of 3500 attendees aboutISC...

Nulogy Case Study
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nulogy Case Study

Brought to my attention, aspects of the case study are of interest.    At this time no pieces in this blog are sponsored.   I do from time time get items that are...

Google Celebrates Bach Birthday with AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Celebrates Bach Birthday with AI

Nicely done, with a basic description about how current AI systems work.   And some creative and playful Bach arrangements as well!   All at the link.Google writes...

Neural Nets need to Learn to Forget
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neural Nets need to Learn to Forget

We were exposed to this and related issues when we first worked with neural methods. This is a big dealfor all kinds of learning interactions.Neural Networks Are...

OSS Introduces World’s First PCIe Gen 4 Backplane at GTC
From insideHPC

OSS Introduces World’s First PCIe Gen 4 Backplane at GTC

Today One Stop Systems introduced the world’s first PCIe Gen 4 backplane. "Delivering the high performance required by edge applications necessitates PCIe interconnectivity...

European Commission Funds 10 Centers of Excellence for HPC
From insideHPC

European Commission Funds 10 Centers of Excellence for HPC

The European Commission has approved a multi-million funding program for developing applications in High Performance Computing. The funds will be used to help build...

Characteristics of Remote Persistent Memory – Performance, Capacity, or Locality?
From insideHPC

Characteristics of Remote Persistent Memory – Performance, Capacity, or Locality?

Paul Grun from Cray gave this talk at the OpenFabrics Workshop in Austin. "Persistent Memory exhibits several interesting characteristics including persistence,...

First Look Media Shutting Down Access to Snowden NSA Archives
From Schneier on Security

First Look Media Shutting Down Access to Snowden NSA Archives

The Daily Beast is reporting that First Look Media -- home of The Intercept and Glenn Greenwald -- is shutting down access to the Snowden archives. The Intercept...

From Computational Complexity

Back at Dagstuhl

Participants and Their Research Interests This week I'm in Germany for the Dagstuhl workshop on Computational Complexity of Discrete Problems well timedtypecast...

Amazon Private Label: Skincare
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Private Label: Skincare

Another interesting attempt at private label.   Marketing? How will consumers react? Amazon creates its own skincare line called BeleiDon't expect to see Amazon's...

Zipcar Disruption
From Schneier on Security

Zipcar Disruption

This isn't a security story, but it easily could have been. Last Saturday, Zipcar had a system outage: "an outage experienced by a third party telecommunications...

TACC to power HSM Archives with Quantum Corp Tape Libraries
From insideHPC

TACC to power HSM Archives with Quantum Corp Tape Libraries

Today Quantum Corp. announced the Texas Advanced Computing Center has selected Quantum StorNext as their archive file system, with a Quantum Scalar i6000 tape library...

New Inspur AI Server Supports Eight NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs
From insideHPC

New Inspur AI Server Supports Eight NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs

Today Inspur announced that their new NF5488M5 high-density AI server supports eight NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs in a 4U form factor. "The rapid development of...

Podcast: How Lenovo Intelligent Computing Orchestration is Simplifying HPC & AI
From insideHPC

Podcast: How Lenovo Intelligent Computing Orchestration is Simplifying HPC & AI

In this Intel on Ai Podcast, Dr. David Ellison from Lenovo describes the Lenovo Intelligent Computing Orchestration (LiCO). "Dr. Ellison explains how LiCO accelerates...

Pure Storage Unveils NVIDIA-Powered Ai Solutions
From insideHPC

Pure Storage Unveils NVIDIA-Powered Ai Solutions

"The all-new hyperscale configuration of AI-Ready Infrastructure (AIRI) from Pure Storage is designed to deliver supercomputing capabilities for enterprises that...

Accelerating TensorFlow with RDMA for High-Performance Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Accelerating TensorFlow with RDMA for High-Performance Deep Learning

Xiaoyi Lu from Ohio State University gave this talk at the 2019 OpenFabrics Workshop in Austin. "Google's TensorFlow is one of the most popular Deep Learning (DL)...
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