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Super Asymmetry on The Big Bang Theory: How Realistic?

The TV show The Big Bang Theory portrays academia so I am naturally curious how realistic it is. I have posted about this before (see here) in the context of whether...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Transposing

On the arithmetic complexity of the matrix transpose [ KKB ] Michael Kaminski, David Kirkpatrick, and Nader Bshouty are complexity theorists who together and separately...

A Tribute to Scott Krulcik
From updated sporadically at best

A Tribute to Scott Krulcik

Yesterday morning, I read a news article that my former student Scott Krulcik had died. Surely they’ve got the wrong guy, I thought. Scott on an apple-picking Scott...

Video: How OpenACC Enables Scientists to port their codes to GPUs and Beyond
From insideHPC

Video: How OpenACC Enables Scientists to port their codes to GPUs and Beyond

In this video SC18, Jack Wells from ORNL describes how OpenACC enables scientists to port their codes to GPUs and other HPC platforms. "OpenACC, a directive-based...

Equus Rolls out G2660 2U 2xGPU Server for HPC & Ai
From insideHPC

Equus Rolls out G2660 2U 2xGPU Server for HPC & Ai

Today Equus Compute Solutions rolled out its new G2660 2U 2xGPU server, ideal for artificial intelligence and deep learning environments. This GPU platform offers...

Asking Questions to Gather Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Asking Questions to Gather Knowledge

The Game of Questions, once again looking at a means of questioning to gather knowledge ... we explored this idea from a game perspective.Back in 2013, posted about...

Nielsen and Microsoft Strategic Data Alliance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nielsen and Microsoft Strategic Data Alliance

Making data more intelligently available to analytics.   Integrating data assets.Nielsen, Microsoft Unveil Strategic Data AllianceNielsen and Microsoft have jointly...

I recommend the links at the bottom of Peter Norvig’s post: https://norvig.com/spell-correct.html
From The Noisy Channel

I recommend the links at the bottom of Peter Norvig’s post: https://norvig.com/spell-correct.html

I recommend the links at the bottom of Peter Norvig’s post: https://norvig.com/spell-correct.html

AINow Publishes Recommendations
From The Eponymous Pickle

AINow Publishes Recommendations

Followup with AINow,  promoting regulation and transparency in the AI development space.After a Year of Tech Scandals, Our 10 Recommendations for AI  (Outline Overview)...

Opsgenie for Incidents in Process Modeling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Opsgenie for Incidents in Process Modeling

In the process of looking at modeling processes that link to and handle incident driven operations, I was pointed to:Atlassian: OpsgeniePlan and prepare for incidents...

Whats Best
From The Eponymous Pickle

Whats Best

I like the pieces from Think with Google, good to follow.We often addressed the problem when dealing with the term 'Optimal', which often followed with the question...

Science and Technology links (December 8th 2018)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (December 8th 2018)

The energy density of lithium-ion batteries doubled between 1995 and 2005 but only increased by about 15% between 2005 and 2015. It is estimated that there is relatively...

Robot Scientist Creates New Materials
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Scientist Creates New Materials

Machines doing design, and the creative process.  How do they interact with people?A Robot Scientist Will Dream Up New Materials Technology Review   By Will Knight...

R&D in the Age of Agile
From The Eponymous Pickle

R&D in the Age of Agile

Pharma R&D in the ‘age of agile’  From McKinseyAs innovation reshapes the pharma landscape, pharma companies will need to revisit their R&D operating models toSent...

Video: Arm + Lustre in HPC
From insideHPC

Video: Arm + Lustre in HPC

In this video from DDN booth at SC18, Brent Gorda from ARM presents: Arm + Lustre in HPC. At the show, DDN announced that its Whamcloud division is delivering professional...

Job of the Week: HPC Software Developer at the HDF Group
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC Software Developer at the HDF Group

The good folks at the Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) Group in Champaign, Illinois is seeking an HPC Software Developer in our Job of the Week. "The HDF Group provides...

Problems with the Squid Emoji
From Schneier on Security

Problems with the Squid Emoji

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has some problems with the squid emoji. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that...

Report from the Stanford AI100 Study
From The Eponymous Pickle

Report from the Stanford AI100 Study

Initial report from this work:Stanford:    One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100)Stanford University has invited leading thinkers from several...

Back Issues of the NSA's Cryptolog
From Schneier on Security

Back Issues of the NSA's Cryptolog

Five years ago, the NSA published 23 years of its internal magazine, Cryptolog. There were lots of redactions, of course. What's new is a nice user interface for...

Wal-Mart Floor Cleaning and Complex Environments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Floor Cleaning and Complex Environments

Note the claim of being able to operate ' ... to effectively and safely function in complex, crowded environments, ensuring increased productivity and efficiency...
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