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Hack to Get Amazon Alexa to Respond to ASL
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hack to Get Amazon Alexa to Respond to ASL

Had heard of this before, here are more details.  Still very much an early  prototype.   How close can this get to being very useful?   Below the motivation...Getting...

Requirements for an Enterprise AI Benchmark
From The Eponymous Pickle

Requirements for an Enterprise AI Benchmark

Invitation to the ISSIP Cognitive Systems Institute Group WebinarPlease join us for this call and invite your contacts - e.g., at universities, partners & clients...

Does Your Brand Need a Specific Assistant Voice?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Does Your Brand Need a Specific Assistant Voice?

One more time, we looked at this very question in great detail a decade plus ago. With our  'Mr Clean' brand.  And decided yes, it needed a specific voice, a culture...

Great Innovative Idea: A Villain’s Guide To Social Media And Web Science
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea: A Villain’s Guide To Social Media And Web Science

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Mark Bernstein, the chief scientist at Eastgate Systems, Inc and Clare Hooper, an Independent Scholar in Vancouver,...

Lenseless Camera Acting as a Sensor
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lenseless Camera Acting as a Sensor

 I recall this being discussed previously,  makes much sense.  A camera is already a sensor,  in Astronomy this has been used for some time with CCDs.Lensless Camera...

Albertsons Testing Go Style No Checkout
From The Eponymous Pickle

Albertsons Testing Go Style No Checkout

The idea continues to spread.  Will we ultimately be keeping our chard cards in our pockets?Albertsons to Pilot Amazon Go-Style Technology in Stores, at Gas Pumps...

HPC Elder James Cuff Joins Witnix Startup
From insideHPC

HPC Elder James Cuff Joins Witnix Startup

In today's Startup news, HPC elder James Cuff has joined a new company called Witnix. Most recently at The Next Platform, James spent most of his career at theHPC...

Unilever Taps JD.com
From The Eponymous Pickle

Unilever Taps JD.com

Mor own agent models tried to understand the difference between rural and urban markets in China.  Here this is likely much closer to the problem.Unilever tapsUnilever...

Podcast: Lisa Spelman on Intel Data-Centric Solutions
From insideHPC

Podcast: Lisa Spelman on Intel Data-Centric Solutions

In this Chip Chat podcast, Lisa Spelman from Intel summarizes the recent Intel Data Centric Innovation Summit. In this interview, Spelman discusses Intel's view...

Interview: Dan Jacobson from ORNL on Why PASC19 will be The Show to Attend Next Year
From insideHPC

Interview: Dan Jacobson from ORNL on Why PASC19 will be The Show to Attend Next Year

In this video from PASC18, Dan Jacobson from ORNL describes the highlights from the conference and why scientists and engineers should consider attending PASC19...

How Dell EMC Powers HPC for the Oil & Gas industry
From insideHPC

How Dell EMC Powers HPC for the Oil & Gas industry

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting, Robert Dildy from Dell EMC describes how the company powers HPC for the Oil & Gas industry. "The Dell EMC...

Happy Anniversary, DARPA!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Happy Anniversary, DARPA!

The following is a letter from Dr. Valarie Browning, the Office Director in the Defense Science Office (DSO) at the Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). See...

SAP Pilot Tracks the SupplyChain
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAP Pilot Tracks the SupplyChain

Note the use of open source Hyperledger.  Probably the simplest application idea in blockchain.   Mostly food companies participating, which indicates sourcingSAP...

Making Dumb Things Smarter with LiveTags
From The Eponymous Pickle

Making Dumb Things Smarter with LiveTags

Have now seen several inexpensive IOT add-ons being suggested along this same direction.  LiveTag Is Out to Make Dumb Objects Smart       In New Atlas  By Ben Coxworth...

Performance of ranged accesses into arrays: modulo, multiply-shift and masks
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Performance of ranged accesses into arrays: modulo, multiply-shift and masks

Suppose that you wish to access values in an array of size n, but instead of having indexes in [0,n), you have arbitrary non-negative integers. This sort of problems...

CoolIT Systems Teams with STULZ for Liquid Cooling Down Under
From insideHPC

CoolIT Systems Teams with STULZ for Liquid Cooling Down Under

Today CoolIT Systems announced it has appointed STULZ ANZ as its master distributor for Rack DCLC products in the Australasian region. "As a business who prides...

Slidecast: Technology Trends Driving HPC
From insideHPC

Slidecast: Technology Trends Driving HPC

In this slidecast, Trish Damkroger from Intel presents: Technology Trends Driving HPC. "HPC is now critical for more use cases, complex workloads, and data-intensive...

Real Talk About Synonyms and Search
From The Noisy Channel

Real Talk About Synonyms and Search

When I talk to software engineers and product managers about improving their search engines, the conversation often leads to query expansion, and specifically synonyms...

Radio Free HPC Looks at NREL’s new Eagle Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at NREL’s new Eagle Supercomputer

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new Eagle supercomputing under construction at NREL. "The new machine from HPE will run more detailed models...
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