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Spanish Soccer League App Spies on Fans
From Schneier on Security

Spanish Soccer League App Spies on Fans

The Spanish Soccer League's smartphone app spies on fans in order to find bars that are illegally streaming its games. The app listens with the microphone for the...

Video: AMD Powers Next-Gen Supercomputing at ISC 2019
From insideHPC

Video: AMD Powers Next-Gen Supercomputing at ISC 2019

In this video from ISC 2019, Dan Bounds from AMD describes how the company is powering a new generation of supercomputers with their EPYC processors and RadeonVideo...

Plants as Sensors and Cyborgs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Plants as Sensors and Cyborgs

Have been a long time amateur botanist.    So much like the direction suggested here. Designing alerting and circuits inside plants.   Could a field of corn alert...

HR Management via AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

HR Management via AI

This is already happening.  We used classic optimization systems for human resource use.  What will be interesting is the degree of autonomy such systems will have...

MongoDB Offers Field Level Encryption
From Schneier on Security

MongoDB Offers Field Level Encryption

MongoDB now has the ability to encrypt data by field: MongoDB calls the new feature Field Level Encryption. It works kind of like end-to-end encrypted messaging...

CCC Past Chair Beth Mynatt is featured in National Geographic for her work on health informatics and assistive technology!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Past Chair Beth Mynatt is featured in National Geographic for her work on health informatics and assistive technology!

The population in this country is getting older, and yet, these aging individuals expect their homes to keep up with their changing needs. This so called “Aging...

Spatial Thought
From The Eponymous Pickle

Spatial Thought

Reasoning with the body, in context space.   Fascinating, How do we use this among machines?The Geometry of Thought in The Edge    A Conversation with Barbara Tversky...

Flat Cryptography in Chrome
From The Eponymous Pickle

Flat Cryptography in Chrome

Concept new to me, but interesting for making security more common.Automated Cryptocode Generator Helps Secure the WebMIT NewsBy Rob MathesonResearchers at the...

Person in Latex Mask Impersonated French Minister
From Schneier on Security

Person in Latex Mask Impersonated French Minister

Forget deep fakes. Someone wearing a latex mask fooled people on video calls for a period of two years, successfully scamming 80 million euros from rich French...

Hyperion Research HPC Market Update from ISC 2019
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research HPC Market Update from ISC 2019

In this video from ISC 2019, Hyperion Research hosts their annual HPC Market Update briefing. The company helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment...

MeteoSwiss to Improve Weather Forecasting with Cray CS-Storm Supercomputer
From insideHPC

MeteoSwiss to Improve Weather Forecasting with Cray CS-Storm Supercomputer

At ISC 2019, Cray announced that CSCS in Switzerland is adding a third Cray CS-Storm supercomputer to support the development of cutting-edge weather service products...

One Stop Systems Showcases ‘AI on the Fly’ at ISC 2019
From insideHPC

One Stop Systems Showcases ‘AI on the Fly’ at ISC 2019

In this video from ISC 2019, Jan Mannik from One Stop Systems describes how the company delivers "AI on the Fly." "The next killer application for High Performance...

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Expands Rapidly
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Expands Rapidly

Often mentioned here.  I am a supporter because it more transparently moves towards real-life process improvement.  It also give you a better understanding of curent...

Florida City Pays Ransomware
From Schneier on Security

Florida City Pays Ransomware

Learning from the huge expenses Atlanta and Baltimore incurred by refusing to pay ransomware, the Florida City of Riveria Beach decided to pay up. The ransom amount...

CS for Social Good White Paper Competition
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CS for Social Good White Paper Competition

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC), in conjunction with Schmidt Futures, will sponsor and administer a white paper competition on the future of “CS for Social...

Hangouts and Chats in Google
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hangouts and Chats in Google

Quite interesting.  Could a company implement a whole set of standards for interaction, recording, goal management, process detail,  After Action Reviews?Google...

Great Decision Making
From The Eponymous Pickle

Great Decision Making

Good piece which get to the point of decision and process.  And also ultimately in AI.  The solution of commuting to a default decision up front is interesting,...

Debate on Blockchain for the Sepplychain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Debate on Blockchain for the Sepplychain

Interesting view with useful examples.   Relates to some of my current work.Is Blockchain Primed to Transform the Supply Chain? A Nuanced DebateBy John Thielens...

Store Level Data Confidentiality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Store Level Data Confidentiality

Laws and Regulation regarding data.  Since data is key to analytics,  these regulations are as well.FMI wins Supreme Court ruling on SNAP data disclosureDecision...

Futures in Focus Podcast
From The Eponymous Pickle

Futures in Focus Podcast

Was linked to this podcast through it's mention of correspondent Michael Schrage of the Media Lab.   Just starting to examine, will pass along things of interest...
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