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Killing the Password
From The Eponymous Pickle

Killing the Password

When we traveled in the enterprise we always took a key generating device with us as a means to replace the password, which was then combined with the use of aYour...

Eye Tracking Helps Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Eye Tracking Helps Augmented Reality

Pointed at by some of our retail experiments.Eye-Tracking Technology Could Help AR The Dartmouth    by Anthony RoblesDartmouth College researchers have developed...

Architecture for Complete Talking Buildings
From The Eponymous Pickle

Architecture for Complete Talking Buildings

Smart homes are still built up in fairly unstructured ways.   Mine still has pieces of it fail, and can be difficult to repair or add to if the supplier piecesThe...

Microlearning and the Brain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microlearning and the Brain

Interesting idea for thinking about how to classify useful learning.Microlearning and the BrainMicrolearning is effective for hard skills but detrimental when it...

Nature of Human Trust in Machines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nature of Human Trust in Machines

This topic came up in a recent discussion of AI.  Past evidence had said that in certain contexts people trust AI better than humans,  simplistically because the...

Science and Technology links (December 15th 2018)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (December 15th 2018)

Academic excellence is not a strong predictor of career excellence. There is weak correlation between grades and job performance. Grant reviews the evidence inContinue...

Job of the Week: Data Scientist at Booz Allen
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Data Scientist at Booz Allen

Booz Allen is seeking a Data Scientist in our Job of the Week. "We have an opportunity for you to use your analytical skills to improve geospatial intelligence....

Atos to Build Bull Supercomputer for C-DAC in India
From insideHPC

Atos to Build Bull Supercomputer for C-DAC in India

Today Atos announced a HPC announced plans to deploy a large-scale supercomputer at C-DAC in India. This contract is part of the NSM (National Supercomputing Mission)...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Explaining The Jaccard Metric

Why is it a metric? Composite of source 1, source 2 Paul Jaccard was a botanist who worked at ETH in Zurich during much of the first half of the 20th century. He...

Radical New Neural Network Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Radical New Neural Network Design

Less definition of the architecture it seems and training adapts to results.Radical New Neural Network Design Could Overcome Big Challenges in AI   in Technology...

Learn Chinese from a Smart Speaker
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learn Chinese from a Smart Speaker

Have been experimenting with smart speakers to learn, teach and improve conversational language skills.Here is an example from Indiegogo.   Note this is still in...

Google to Stop Selling Facial Recognition for Now
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google to Stop Selling Facial Recognition for Now

Hmm, most everyone else will be selling face recognition products.  Can they also be also be 'having no potential for evil'?    Other technical topics of this sort...

Mastering Conversations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mastering Conversations

In the Google Blog, some useful thoughts on conversations.  We need to think about how we talk to machines, and with people.   How the Google Assistant masters—and...

Sensing in Complete Darkness: One Photon Per Pixel
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensing in Complete Darkness: One Photon Per Pixel

Appears to be a very valuable development in a number of sensing domains.MIT engineers have found a way to use AI to reveal objects in total darkness–even transparent...

Amazon and Medical Records
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon and Medical Records

Amazon is Showing Healthcare is the Next Big Thing for Machine LearningAmazon will save Healthcare industry $Billions via machine learning algorithm that extracts...

IBM Publishes Compendium of Ai Research Papers
From insideHPC

IBM Publishes Compendium of Ai Research Papers

Today IBM Research released a 2018 retrospective and blog essay by Dr. Dario Gil, COO of IBM Research, that provides a sneak-peek into the future of AI. Today we...

Sub Goal Labeling in Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Sub Goal Labeling in Computer Science

One of the interesting ideas in teaching computer science I have been looking at is sub-goal labeling. I’m experimenting with it but to be honest I don’t feel near...

Oracle Offers Bare Metal Instances for HPC in the Cloud
From insideHPC

Oracle Offers Bare Metal Instances for HPC in the Cloud

In this video from SC18, Karan Batta from Oracle describes how the company provides high performance computing in the Cloud with Bare Metal speed. "Oracle BareOracle...

Real-Time Attacks Against Two-Factor Authentication
From Schneier on Security

Real-Time Attacks Against Two-Factor Authentication

Attackers are targeting two-factor authentication systems: Attackers working on behalf of the Iranian government collected detailed information on targets and used...
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