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Machine Learning Technology: A Guide to Scaling Up and Out
From insideHPC

Machine Learning Technology: A Guide to Scaling Up and Out

Frameworks, applications, libraries and toolkits—journeying through the world of deep learning can be daunting. If you’re trying to decide whether or not to begin...

Unlike Oil and Water, Legacy and Cloud Mix Well
From insideHPC

Unlike Oil and Water, Legacy and Cloud Mix Well

Despite the cloud hype, legacy HPC apps are alive and well. While it may seem like they can’t mix, the process of bursting these applications to the cloud is bringing...

Biology of the Evolution of Cooperation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Biology of the Evolution of Cooperation

Very old problem in Biology.   Why should organisms cooperate? A solution?  Could this same technique be used when solving genetic algorithms?  Or say the collaborative...

An AI with Imagination
From The Eponymous Pickle

An AI with Imagination

Google's DeepMind creates an AI with 'imagination'The AI firm is developing algorithms that simulate the human ability to construct plans   By Libby Plummer " ....

From Computational Complexity

The Crystal Blogaversity

A joint post from Lance and Bill This blog started fifteen years ago today as  "My Computational Complexity Web Log". Bill came on permanently in 2007 after Lance...

Kroger Begins Home Delivery in Cincinnati
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger Begins Home Delivery in Cincinnati

Have been watching Kroger assemble online orders in their Sharonville Ohio store for some time now as I shopped.   These were for packing lot pickup..  Now they...

Camera Obscura Eclipse
From The Eponymous Pickle

Camera Obscura Eclipse

91%  Eclipse, Camera Obscura, Pinhole effect,  filtered through a Maple,dramatically reflected on our front porch.

NYC Algorithms and Optimization Site
From The Eponymous Pickle

NYC Algorithms and Optimization Site

Some interesting writeups.   In the Google Research Blog:Announcing the NYC Algorithms and Optimization SiteMonday, August 21, 2017Posted by Vahab Mirrokni, Principal...

Using the Blockchain to Clean Up the Niger Delta
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using the Blockchain to Clean Up the Niger Delta

This seemed new, and wondered how it worked, gets back to how a Blockchain  is a database.   And here connected to an online sensor database of  participants.Using...

What do Customers Want from VR or AR?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What do Customers Want from VR or AR?

What do consumers want when using AR or VR to shop?    by George Anderson in RetailWireIt no longer seems like a question of if but when retailers will begin using...

Video: Baidu Releases Fast Allreduce Library for Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Video: Baidu Releases Fast Allreduce Library for Deep Learning

In this video, from Andrew Gibiansky from Baidu describes baidu-allreduce, a newly released C library that enables faster training of neural network models across...

Fayetteville State University Leverages Bright Cluster Manager for AI Research
From insideHPC

Fayetteville State University Leverages Bright Cluster Manager for AI Research

Fayetteville State University is using Bright Cluster Manager for use in ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence research. Bright Cluster Manager enables the University...

PRACE Offers Supercomputing 101 Course
From insideHPC

PRACE Offers Supercomputing 101 Course

PRACE is offering an online Supercomputing 101 course through the Future Learn program. This free online course will introduce you to what supercomputers are, how...

Radio Free HPC Looks at Eclipse Simulations
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at Eclipse Simulations

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discusses the eclipse and how researchers are using supercomputers to simulate the corona of the sun at eclipse time. After...

iOS 11 Allows Users to Disable Touch ID
From Schneier on Security

iOS 11 Allows Users to Disable Touch ID

A new feature in Apple's new iPhone operating system -- iOS 11 -- will allow users to quickly disable Touch ID. A new setting, designed to automate emergency services...

Microsoft's Coco for Enterprise Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft's Coco for Enterprise Blockchain

Announcing the Coco Framework for enterprise blockchain networksby Mark Russinovich CTO, Microsoft AzureBlockchain is a transformational technology with the potential...

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Administrator at DownUnder GeoSolutions
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Administrator at DownUnder GeoSolutions

DownUnder GeoSolutions (America) is seeking a Senior HPC Administrator in our Job of the Week. "If you are passionate about leading edge technology you will love...

Video: What is Wrong with Convolutional Neural Nets?
From insideHPC

Video: What is Wrong with Convolutional Neural Nets?

Geoffrey Hinton from the University of Toronto gave this talk at the Vector Institute. "What is Wrong with 'standard' Convolutional Neural Nets? They have too few...

Changing the Face of Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Changing the Face of Retail

Not enough detail thoughts in this CustomerThink piece, but surely we will be doing increased automation and thus augmentation of how we buy and sell.    In part...
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