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From Computational Complexity

`Are you a math genius?' `Can you fix my Iphone?' `What do you think about Facebook and Privacy?'

When I meet non-math people and tell them I am a computer science professor I get a range of responses. Here are some and my responses. 1) Are you a math genius...

Deloitte Launches Blockchain Demonstrator
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deloitte Launches Blockchain Demonstrator

Helpful idea to have out there, since the process involved is still mysterious to many.Deloitte launches ‘Blockchain in a Box’ hands-on demonstratorThe consultancy...

Monetizing Your Dark Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Monetizing Your Dark Data

Worked several projects along these lines.  Good provocative thoughts here.   More links to process using data and the means to monetizing that description of business...

Video: InfiniBand In-Network Computing Technology and Roadmap
From insideHPC

Video: InfiniBand In-Network Computing Technology and Roadmap

Gilad Shainer from Mellanox gave this talk at the MVAPICH User Group. "In-Network Computing transforms the data center interconnect to become a "distributed CPU"...

Podcast: HPC & AI Convergence Enables AI Workload Innovation
From insideHPC

Podcast: HPC & AI Convergence Enables AI Workload Innovation

In this Conversations in the Cloud podcast, Esther Baldwin from Intel describes how the convergence of HPC and AI is driving innovation. "On the topic of HPC &Podcast...

Appian and Business Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Appian and Business Process

Happened to look at Appian which we used in the enterprise.We used them for BPM (Business process management)  And we talked to them first around 2007.  Had some...

Assisting Visually Impaired Web Browsing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Assisting Visually Impaired Web Browsing

Screen reading plus voice assistance.   Good idea.New Tool Makes Web Browsing Easier for the Visually Impaired University of Waterloo NewsAugust 20, 2019Researchers...

Data Labeling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Labeling

We worked with both the crowdsourcing methods for this and automated methods.  AI's New Workforce: The Data-Labeling Industry Spreads Globallyin Financial Times...

Papercraft Inspired Math
From The Eponymous Pickle

Papercraft Inspired Math

I had previously reported on the use of Origami and Kirigami for real problems,  here more out of Harvard:Papercraft-inspired math turns any sheet into any shape...

More on Imminent Audible Captioning
From The Eponymous Pickle

More on Imminent Audible Captioning

Recently have been reading/hearing long texts in Audible and Kindle,  usually non-fiction.   So gaining an appreciation for the difference in the way we utilize...

Qualcomm Won't Have to Offer Patent Licenses Yet
From The Eponymous Pickle

Qualcomm Won't Have to Offer Patent Licenses Yet

Intriguing insight to antitrust vs patent licensing.  Note the embedded predictive aspect included here.  Predicting Qualcomm's income from patent licensing?Qualcomm...

Pfizer Using Mutiple Data Sources for Shopper Insight
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pfizer Using Mutiple Data Sources for Shopper Insight

Makes sense to get multiple sources, at very least to check the accuracy of predictions.  And inthis case because shoppers usually go to many places, tracking their...

Simple Statistics Types in one Picture
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simple Statistics Types in one Picture

A good, nontechnical infographic that describes commonly used simple statistics.  Just enough to use with non-technical management and decision makers.  Make sure...

Video: PCI Express 6.0 Specification to Reach 64 GigaTransfers/sec
From insideHPC

Video: PCI Express 6.0 Specification to Reach 64 GigaTransfers/sec

In this video, PCI-SIG President and Board Member, Al Yanes, shares and overview of PCI Express 5.0 and 6.0 specifications. “With the PCIe 6.0 specification, PCI...

Science and Technology links (August 24th 2019)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (August 24th 2019)

The net contribution of the Amazon ecosystem to the world’s oxygen is effectively zero. Furthermore, there is a lot of oxygen in the air and it would be excessively...

Job of the Week: Supercomputing Applications Specialist at CSIRO
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Supercomputing Applications Specialist at CSIRO

Pawsey’s Supercomputing Team is responsible for providing the infrastructure to fulfill the needs of the Australian research community and to engage with that community...

Bold Bridge Advisors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bold Bridge Advisors

New Affiliation:  Bold Bridge AdvisorsBold Bridge Advisors Values:1. Clarify WHY, WHO, SO WHAT, before technology and solutions are defined.2. Seek and speak truth...

[Book] The Costs of Connection
From Putting People First

[Book] The Costs of Connection

The Costs of Connection: How Data Is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating It for Capitalism by Nick Couldry and Ulises A. Mejias Stanford University Press August...

End user perceptions of smart home device data practices and risks
From Putting People First

End user perceptions of smart home device data practices and risks

“I don’t own the data”: End User Perceptions of Smart Home Device Data Practices and Risks Madiha Tabassum, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Tomasz Kosinski...

IBM Develops Could Services for Quantum Computers
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Develops Could Services for Quantum Computers

More on the use and interaction of quantum computing with current needs, like secure cryptography.  Is likely to increasingly become an important issue.  Note the...
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