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NASA Using Smart Contracts
From The Eponymous Pickle

NASA Using Smart Contracts

Been examining applications of smart contracts in general,  and also as implemented by Blockchain architectures.   Here something new from work by NASA.    NASA...

Real Time Data, Real Time Decisions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Real Time Data, Real Time Decisions

Useful introduction.  Note the usefulness in many domains, from supply chain to manufacturing to finance.    There were some also some recent suggestions that this...

What is AI Anyway?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What is AI Anyway?

A definition we also struggled with.  Back then it was rule bases and much simpler learning analytics and updating.  Much has improved, but the expectations are...

Job of the Week: HPC System Administrator at D.E. Shaw Research
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC System Administrator at D.E. Shaw Research

D.E. Shaw Research is seeking an HPC System Administrator in our Job of the Week. "Our research effort is aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the field...

Using the Titan Supercomputer to Develop 50,000 Years of Flood Risk Scenarios
From insideHPC

Using the Titan Supercomputer to Develop 50,000 Years of Flood Risk Scenarios

Dag Lohmann from KatRisk gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Tucson. "In 2012, a small Berkeley, California, startup called KatRisk set out to improve the quality...

[Book]  An Introduction to Service Design
From Putting People First

[Book] An Introduction to Service Design

An Introduction to Service Design: Designing the Invisible By Lara Penin Bloomsbury Visual Arts, May 2018 344 pages A comprehensive introduction to designing services...

Digital Twins for Personalized Medicine.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Twins for Personalized Medicine.

Reminds me in the human sense of agent based models.   And their use to address group behavior. Interesting, but not necessarily predictive.   The article quotes...

What Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know
From The Eponymous Pickle

What Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

Useful piece. What machine learning engineers need to knowThe O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Jesse Anderson and Paco Nathan on organizing data teams and next-generation...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Prices Rise as Catch Decreases
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Prices Rise as Catch Decreases

In Japan: Last year's haul sank 15% to 53,000 tons, according to the JF Zengyoren national federation of fishing cooperatives. The squid catch has fallen by half...

Pattern Recognition in Road Tracing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pattern Recognition in Road Tracing

We had a similar challenge when we managed roads and their quality in Alberta.   We were mostly interested in if the roads had degraded, and needed to manage resources...

Alibabas AI Chips
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alibabas AI Chips

Much more at the link.  Alibaba is developing its own AI chips, too in Technology Review The Chinese e-commerce giant will join a raft of other tech firms in designing...

Fujitsu Upgrades RAIDEN at RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
From insideHPC

Fujitsu Upgrades RAIDEN at RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project

Fujitsu reports that the company has significantly boosted the performance of the RAIDEN supercompuer. RAIDEN is a computer system for artificial intelligence research...

AI and Bad Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and Bad Process

More evidence you have to get the context process right, with or without advanced methods.  Don’t Let Artificial Intelligence Supercharge Bad Processes   in Sam...

Skill Blueprints
From The Eponymous Pickle

Skill Blueprints

More on Skill Blueprints in ZDNet.   Via Walter Riker.Why Amazon's Alexa Skill Blueprints are a master strokeAmazon has opened up Alexa to the masses with Alexa...

Video: Why UIC Uses Containers for HPC Applications on GPUs
From insideHPC

Video: Why UIC Uses Containers for HPC Applications on GPUs

In this video from the GPU Technology Conference, John Stone from the University of Illinois describes how container technology in the NVIDIA GPU Cloud help the...

Video: HPC Use for Earthquake Research
From insideHPC

Video: HPC Use for Earthquake Research

Christine Goulet from the Southern California Earthquake Center gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Tucson. "SCEC coordinates fundamental research on earthquake...

Students: Sign up now for ISC STEM Student Day in Frankfurt
From insideHPC

Students: Sign up now for ISC STEM Student Day in Frankfurt

Registration for the ISC STEM Student Day program is now open. As part of the ISC 2018 conference, the full-day program is free of charge and takes place June 27...

Microsoft Securing the Intelligent Edge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Securing the Intelligent Edge

Still in private test.   A considerable piece.Introducing Microsoft Azure Sphere: Secure and power the intelligent edgeGalen Hunt,  Partner Managing Director, Microsoft...

NSF WATCH TALK-The Hidden Multi-Billion Dollar International Trade in Our Medical Data
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF WATCH TALK-The Hidden Multi-Billion Dollar International Trade in Our Medical Data

The next WATCH talk, called The Hidden Multi-Billion Dollar International Trade in Our Medical Data, from Adam Tanner, Author of “Our Bodies, Our Data:  How Companies...
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