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Friday Squid Blogging: Roasted Squid with Tomatillo Salsa
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Roasted Squid with Tomatillo Salsa

Recipe and commentary. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines...

Validating UTF-8 bytes using only 0.45 cycles per byte (AVX edition)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Validating UTF-8 bytes using only 0.45 cycles per byte (AVX edition)

When receiving bytes from the network, we often assume that they are unicode strings, encoded using something called UTF-8. Sadly, not all streams of bytes areContinue...

Video: Building SCinet for SC18
From insideHPC

Video: Building SCinet for SC18

The SCinet team is already at work building the world’s fastest temporary network for SC18. The event takes place Nov. 11-16 in Dallas. "How often does an international...

Alexa on the Facebook Portal
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa on the Facebook Portal

I had initially missed this.  Don't like Facebook being involved, but according to below the information from Alexa transcripts are not shared with Facebook.  Short...

Advertising on the Facebook Portal
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advertising on the Facebook Portal

A look at the ads and data involved with Facebook's new Portal.  Good overview as to what Facebook may want from this new channel.Here's what Facebook's Portal ...

Activate 2018: Search in Practice
From The Noisy Channel

Activate 2018: Search in Practice

I don’t always attend conferences. But when I do, I prefer conferences full of search practitioners focused on solving real-world problems.I just came back from...

Penguin Computing Launches Ai Practice
From insideHPC

Penguin Computing Launches Ai Practice

Today Penguin Computing announced the formation of the Penguin Computing Artificial Intelligence Practice, a full service consultancy dedicated to working withPenguin...

Watch 5,000 Robots Merge to Map the Universe in 3-D
From insideHPC

Watch 5,000 Robots Merge to Map the Universe in 3-D

In this video, scientists describe how the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) will measure the effect of dark energy on the expansion of the universe.Watch...

Making Systems Aware of Context
From The Eponymous Pickle

Making Systems Aware of Context

Awareness, also known as context, is often an important aspect of intelligence.Two Systems Allow Smart Devices to Have Environmental Awarenessin Electronics360 ...

US Shoppers Open to Amazon Go
From The Eponymous Pickle

US Shoppers Open to Amazon Go

Not unsurprising, providing the interaction is error-free.Amazon Go seen as welcome grocery optionBut not all Americans would embrace cashier-free retail concept...

Call for Participation: ISC 2019 in Frankfurt
From insideHPC

Call for Participation: ISC 2019 in Frankfurt

Today ISC 2019 announced that submissions are now open for Research Papers, Research Posters, Project Posters, BoFs, PhD Forum, Tutorials and Workshops. "We encourage...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

London Calling

For chess and science: a cautionary tale about decision models Clarke Chronicler blog source Marmaduke Wyvill was a British chess master and Member of Parliament...

Automated Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Automated Smart Homes

New directions in smart homes ...A Step Toward Personalized, Automated Smart Homesby Rob Matheson, MIT News OfficeDeveloping automated systems that track occupants...

ACM SIGARCH Blog- What’s the future of technology scaling?
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

ACM SIGARCH Blog- What’s the future of technology scaling?

The following is a blog post from ACM SIGARCH Computer Architecture Today that discusses the dramatic slowing of technology scaling (Moore’s Law). It touches on...

Professional Development Is Expensive–Who Should Pay For It?
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Professional Development Is Expensive–Who Should Pay For It?

I first started to appreciate the cost of professional development when I was working with and for Microsoft. Microsoft at the time was working hard to promoteMoving...

Siemens and Artificial Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Siemens and Artificial Intelligence

Been taking a closer look at what German industrial conglomerate Siemens is doing and thinking in the space of AI.  Good section on their thoughts, approaches and...

Learning from B2B Buying Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learning from B2B Buying Process

From the Gartner Blog, a look at a B2B buying process, diagram at the link.  The process diagram   is very complex, very messy.  I have worked on many, many process...

Examining  Human Neurons
From The Eponymous Pickle

Examining Human Neurons

Are we smarter than animals because our brain neurons are different? Could this explain why simplistic neural models are not successful?  Can we a new kind of Biomimicry...

Informs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Informs

Join us at Informs:INFORMS is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to and promoting best practices and advances in operations research, management...
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