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Numba: Speeding up Python
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Numba: Speeding up Python

Just brought to my attention.  Python use for numerical algorithms can be an issue when speed is required.  Technical.Accelerate Python FunctionsNumba translates...

Networks in the Enterprise
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Networks in the Enterprise

Podcast and more about the use of internal networks.   Talking the podcast side we established some internal podcasts channels to talk to people about how emergent...

Taiwan Improves Manufacturing with AI
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Taiwan Improves Manufacturing with AI

Some good details here about what is going on in Taiwan, notably integration with big data and AI capabilities.From plastic toys to Industry 4.0: How Taiwan isThe...

Frontier in AI Training
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Frontier in AI Training

We always need to consider the outlier case.      Its often in current and future training.... I like the idea of thinking about broadening the training to include...

Call for Papers: SCALE 2020 Scalable Computing Challenge for Cash Prizes
From insideHPC

Call for Papers: SCALE 2020 Scalable Computing Challenge for Cash Prizes

The IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2020) has issued its Call for Papers. "Are you doing real-world problem-solving using computing thatCall...

Video: Reasoning About Biology With Data-Driven Approaches
From insideHPC

Video: Reasoning About Biology With Data-Driven Approaches

Adam Riesselman from Insitro gave this talk at DOE CSGF 2019. "Biology is quickly becoming a data-driven discipline, in which thousands of biological hypotheses...

Design thinking in the future of cities: what approach to use for better services?
From Putting People First

Design thinking in the future of cities: what approach to use for better services?

The design thinking approach offers many tools to design creative solutions to solve the most pressing problems affecting complex ecosystems such as cities. That's...

Three narratives that stymie social change and what we can do about it
From Putting People First

Three narratives that stymie social change and what we can do about it

Nat Kendall-Taylor studied nearly 40 different social issues and the cultural models people use to understand them. He found three cultural models that stymie social...

A brief history of UX design and its evolution
From Putting People First

A brief history of UX design and its evolution

When you think about user experience design it is a term that we instantly associate with apps and websites. And especially when considering a typical job description...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The Halting No Go Theorem

Using the halting problem to prove positive theorems. Cropped from “Turing’s Lost Letters” source Alan Turing proved the undecidability of the Halting Problem in...

Science and Technology links (January 25th 2020)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (January 25th 2020)

Scientists found a way to increase the production of new neurons in the brains of mice, effectively rejuvenating the brains of old mice. (Source: Nature) How many...

Jack Dongarra presents: Adaptive Linear Solvers and Eigensolvers
From insideHPC

Jack Dongarra presents: Adaptive Linear Solvers and Eigensolvers

Jack Dongarra from UT Knoxville gave this talk at ATPESC 2019. "Success in large-scale scientific computations often depends on algorithm design. Even the fastest...

Job of the Week: HPC User Support Technician at NREL
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC User Support Technician at NREL

NREL is seeking an HPC User Support Technician in our Job of the Week. "Your job will be front-line support for the High Performance Computing user community which...

Sim Swapping Insecurity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sim Swapping Insecurity

Had read about this.   The details here are that those responsible for the most minimal security are not taking it seriously. Poor security is not the right term...

Electronic Skin
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Electronic Skin

 Note the long history of this kind of effort.Integrate Microchips for Electronic SkinLeibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (Germany)JanuaryGerman...

Friday Squid Blogging: More on the Giant Squid's DNA
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: More on the Giant Squid's DNA

Following on from last week's post, here's more information on sequencing the DNA of the giant squid. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the...

Putting Humans in the AI Loop
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Putting Humans in the AI Loop

I argue that they are always in the loop.  Just how effectively are they placed there. Always a very useful question. Starting with existing process helps.Can AI...

OpenFabrics Alliance to Expand Hands-On Tutorial Offerings at Its 2020 Workshop
From insideHPC

OpenFabrics Alliance to Expand Hands-On Tutorial Offerings at Its 2020 Workshop

In this special guest feature, Paul Grun from the OpenFabrics Alliance provides a preview of the upcoming OFA Workshop. "We are especially excited about how this...

Show Devices Can Now Recognize
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Show Devices Can Now Recognize

Just brought to my attention, Alexa 'Show' devices, that is,  those that have an embedded camera,  can now be asked to recognize things.   Apparently only in the...

Google Dataset Search
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Google Dataset Search

Worth another, closer look. In Flowingdata.  Over a year ago, Google released Dataset Search in public beta. The goal was to index datasets across the internets...
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