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Reflections and Projections about IBM Watson
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reflections and Projections about IBM Watson

An nicely done internal look at Watson.   As I have mentioned here before, Watson may not have lived up to some of the early expectations, but it remains a serious...

Video: The Cambridge Research Computing Service
From insideHPC

Video: The Cambridge Research Computing Service

Paul Calleja from the University of Cambridge gave this talk at the UK HPC Conference. "The Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3) brings together researchers...

Job of the Week: HPC at Quantlab in Houston
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC at Quantlab in Houston

Quantlab in Houston is seeking an HPC Engineer in our Job of the Week. "We seek to fill the role of an HPC Engineer within our research group in Houston, TX. The...

Handheld Printing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Handheld Printing

Fascinating application, for some kinds of graphics applications. In Indiegogo. With the usual warnings that such offers for product are high risk.  For both initial...

Matching for Identification of Antibiotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Matching for Identification of Antibiotics

Refreshing here is that there is no claim for AI.  We need all kinds of analytics to enhance our skills.Computational 'Match Game' Identifies Potential Antibiotics...

Jeff Bezos's Master Plan
From The Eponymous Pickle

Jeff Bezos's Master Plan

Some non technology views of how unique Amazon is, and where it is goingJeff Bezos’s Master Plan in The Atlantic By Franklin FoerWhat the Amazon founder and CEO...

Echo Auto: Customizing Mobile Voice Experiences
From The Eponymous Pickle

Echo Auto: Customizing Mobile Voice Experiences

My test for client discussions have been ongoing.  In my last post on this I mentioned that Amazon currently has very different behavior between home and Echo Auto...

Attention for Advanced Forecasting and Classification
From The Eponymous Pickle

Attention for Advanced Forecasting and Classification

Interesting and quite technical view of forecasting and classification that is worth a look.  Of course accurate and timely forecasting is important for most businesses...

Friday Squid Blogging: Six-Foot-Long Mass of Squid Eggs Found on Great Barrier Reef
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Six-Foot-Long Mass of Squid Eggs Found on Great Barrier Reef

It's likely the diamondback squid. There's a video. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered...

California Launches Earthquake Early Warning System
From The Eponymous Pickle

California Launches Earthquake Early Warning System

What is particularly good here is that the means to test this will be obvious.   I get USGS reports on earthquakes via an App, can filter them to mag 4.5 and higher...

Why Technologists Need to Get Involved in Public Policy
From Schneier on Security

Why Technologists Need to Get Involved in Public Policy

Last month, I gave a 15-minute talk in London titled: "Why technologists need to get involved in public policy." In it, I try to make the case for public-interest...

I think the even more interesting case for using supply or demand is where supply vastly outstrips…
From The Noisy Channel

I think the even more interesting case for using supply or demand is where supply vastly outstrips…

I think the even more interesting case for using supply or demand is where supply vastly outstrips demand and most intents are in the tail, e.g., searching through...

Codeplay SYCL 1.2.1 Solution offers an Open Alternative to CUDA
From insideHPC

Codeplay SYCL 1.2.1 Solution offers an Open Alternative to CUDA

Today Codeplay announced the world's first fully-conformant SYCL 1.2.1 Solution. "As a non-proprietary alternative to the incumbent CUDA, SYCL is an open standard...

SC19 Session Preview: Whither Advanced Scientific Computing After Exascale Is Achieved?
From insideHPC

SC19 Session Preview: Whither Advanced Scientific Computing After Exascale Is Achieved?

"The goal of this BoF is to discuss the landscape for advanced scientific computing after the United States achieves the exascale milestone. What are possible future...

Designing Scalable HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data, and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems
From insideHPC

Designing Scalable HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data, and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems

DK Panda from Ohio State University gave this talk at the UK HPC Conference. "This talk will focus on challenges in designing HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data and HPC...

Retailwire: Why Brands Are Moving Direct-To-Consumer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retailwire: Why Brands Are Moving Direct-To-Consumer

From Yesterdays webinar:If you would like to see a recording of the webinar or refer it to others, you'll find it in our Resources section:  Recording and PDF Slides...

Energy Exascale Earth System Model to Accelerate Climate Research
From insideHPC

Energy Exascale Earth System Model to Accelerate Climate Research

As one of the Grand Challenges of our time, climate modeling typically requires long run times and huge computational resources. Sandia National Laboratories has...

November Informs Analytics E Mag
From The Eponymous Pickle

November Informs Analytics E Mag

The latest Analytics Mag from the Informs Group.   Below some quick summaries of key articles, plus lots more at the link.  Always informative.Beyond Cross Industry...

Robotic Grip Improved
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Grip Improved

Grip is a big thing in robotics.  This will be a big deal for classic smart home applications for eldercare.  And in factory manufacturing applications.Giving robots...
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