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Replication Crisis in Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

Replication Crisis in Science

Following this for some time.    Reproducing results is often context dependent.   It is a serious problem, especially in the social sciences, but elsewhere too...

How do the Great Winemakers Sell?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How do the Great Winemakers Sell?

Intriguing view of selling.  Works if you already have the established brand equity: real, bought  or imagined.Should You Ignore What Your Customers Want? The Great...

Great Finishes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Great Finishes

Simple point, made well.  From Queue ACM.The Importance of a Great FinishYou have to finish strong, every time.By Kate MatsudairaHave you ever felt super excited...

Seeking Seed Money? Creative Destruction Lab offers Incubator Streams for Quantum, Blockchain, and Ai
From insideHPC

Seeking Seed Money? Creative Destruction Lab offers Incubator Streams for Quantum, Blockchain, and Ai

The Creative Destruction Lab is now accepting applications for their 2019 Quantum Machine Learning and Blockchain-AI Incubator Streams. As a seed-stage programSeeking...

Video: Introduction to Intel Optane Data Center Persistent Memory
From insideHPC

Video: Introduction to Intel Optane Data Center Persistent Memory

In this video from the 2019 Stanford HPC Conference, Usha Upadhyayula & Tom Krueger from Intel present: Introduction to Intel Optane Data Center Persistent Memory...

Speak, Spell, Language Training?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Speak, Spell, Language Training?

An instructive article in Penn Language Lab on the 'Speak and Spell'  toy reminded me of using as it model for training.   Could still see this as possible.   "...

eBay Sponsoring Retail Revival
From The Eponymous Pickle

eBay Sponsoring Retail Revival

Seems tough direction to compete, small retailers will still look for the volume of traffic at Amazon.   See the article for more detail.   We visited eBay some...

Designing Convergent HPC and Big Data Software Stacks: An Overview of the HiBD Project
From insideHPC

Designing Convergent HPC and Big Data Software Stacks: An Overview of the HiBD Project

DK Panda from Ohio State University gave this talk at the 2019 Stanford HPC Conference. "This talk will provide an overview of challenges in designing convergent...

Job of the Week: HPC Systems Administrator at the University of Chicago Center for Research Informatics
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC Systems Administrator at the University of Chicago Center for Research Informatics

The University of Chicago Center for Research Informatics is seeking an HPC Systems Administrator in our Job of the Week. "This position will work with the Lead...

A Holographic Car Assistant
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Holographic Car Assistant

In Indiegogo.   A Future of car assistants?EyeDrive: All New Holographic Car Assistant.Display navigation, music & calls on your windshield. Control them usingDesigned...

Science and Technology links (February 16th, 2019)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (February 16th, 2019)

In their new book Empty Planet, Bricker and Ibbitson argue that within the next 30 years, Earth’s population will start to rapidly decline. They believe that official...

Advanced Surveillance at Parkland
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advanced Surveillance at Parkland

Accuracy and invasiveness are being questioned.  Back to the transparency of algorithms involved.Parkland School Turns to Experimental Surveillance Software That...

[Book] The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West
From Putting People First

[Book] The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West

The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West by Payal Arora Harvard University Press, 2019 280 pages A digital anthropologist examines the online lives[Book]...

Friday Squid Blogging: Sharp-Eared Enope Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Sharp-Eared Enope Squid

Beautiful photo of a three-inch-long squid. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read...

Baidu Launches Blockchain with Smart Contracts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Baidu Launches Blockchain with Smart Contracts

Quite intriguing notion of what this is, and the method by which it reaches consensus.   The Smart Contract or DDE (decentralized application) would appear to be...

JP Morgan Declares a Cryptocurrency?
From The Eponymous Pickle

JP Morgan Declares a Cryptocurrency?

In what seemed like a considerable endorsement, of the kind that puts your money where your hype may be,  JP Morgan yesterday declared it was setting up to test...

EuroHPC Takes First Steps Towards Exascale
From insideHPC

EuroHPC Takes First Steps Towards Exascale

The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) has launched its first calls for expressions of interest, to select the sites that will host...

Podcast: Modernizing the Electric Grid with HPC
From insideHPC

Podcast: Modernizing the Electric Grid with HPC

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at how Lawrence Livermore National Lab is working to simulate and help modernize the electric grid. They discussPodcast...

HPC Boosts Art and Design at Virginia Tech
From insideHPC

HPC Boosts Art and Design at Virginia Tech

Students at Virginia Tech are using HPC for their creative work to build robust project portfolios. "The School of Visual Arts in Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture...

Exascale Computing Project updates Extreme-Scale Scientific Software Stack
From insideHPC

Exascale Computing Project updates Extreme-Scale Scientific Software Stack

Exascale computing is only a few years away. Today the Exascale Computing Project (ECP) put out the second release of their Extreme-Scale Scientific Software Stack...
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