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Will AI Discover new Laws of Physics?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Will AI Discover new Laws of Physics?

 A possibility.Will AI Discover new Laws of Physics?  in NewScientistAlgorithms can pore over astrophysical data to identify underlying equations. Now, physicists...

Simulation Based Dynamic Virtual Prototyping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simulation Based Dynamic Virtual Prototyping

 Simulation aided by selective AI Simulation-based and highly dynamic: virtual prototypingPress release / November 09, 2022The things that amaze us in everydayThe...

Re Ambient Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Re Ambient Computing

Anytime, anywhere,  data and computation delivered.Why the Future of the Computer Is Everywhere, All the TimeBy The Wall Street JournalOctober 31, 2022In the ambient...

What is Not Search?
From The Noisy Channel

What is Not Search?

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Search is unquestionably my hammer, so it’s easy for me to frame everything as a search problem. After...

To understand uses of personal data in the present, people draw on the past and imagine the future
From Putting People First

To understand uses of personal data in the present, people draw on the past and imagine the future

The collection and analysis of data about us now occurs across many aspects of everyday life, but how do people come to understand these complex processes? Drawing...

Interviews in the social sciences – A Nature Reviews Method Primer
From Putting People First

Interviews in the social sciences – A Nature Reviews Method Primer

In this Nature Reviews Method Primer, Eleanor Knott, Aliya Hamid Rao, Kate Summers & Chana Teeger off the London School of Economics focus on the stages and challenges...

Ethnographic research in data centers
From Putting People First

Ethnographic research in data centers

Data centers are destroying the natural world, writes anthropologist Steven Gonzalez Monserrate in Wired. But is the cloud an inherently unsustainable paradigm?...

Nielsen Norman Group on the usability of AR
From Putting People First

Nielsen Norman Group on the usability of AR

AR features in mobile apps are plagued by usability issues such as poor discoverability and findability of items with AR, low-visibility instructions, or vague...

Alexa Failing?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Failing?

 How true re Alexa?   Had heard of the layoffs.  Amazon Alexa is a “colossal failure,” on pace to lose $10 billion this year By Ron Amadeo  11/21/2022 7:32 pm Amazon...

Get Ready for Ronnascale Supercomputing – and Quettascale Data Volumes
From insideHPC

Get Ready for Ronnascale Supercomputing – and Quettascale Data Volumes

Now that the exascale (a billion billion, or 1018, calculations/second) computing barrier has been surmounted, and with discussion of zettascale-class supercomputers...

Pre-proposals for Allocations of National Lab HPC Resources Due Nov. 28
From insideHPC

Pre-proposals for Allocations of National Lab HPC Resources Due Nov. 28

The U.S. Department of Energy’s ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) is now seeking proposals for the 2023-2024 allocation year. Pre-proposals are due byPre...

AI Asking Questions, Getting Better Answers
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Asking Questions, Getting Better Answers

Good thought: Note the  Automatic Prompt Engineer (APE).  Worth thinking about. AI Is Better at Answering Questions if You Get Another AI to Ask ThemBy New Scientist...

Sensor System for IoT Devices Integrates Processing, Computing to Save Energy, Protect Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensor System for IoT Devices Integrates Processing, Computing to Save Energy, Protect Data

Smart Sensors that store and processes data.Sensor System for IoT Devices Integrates Processing, Computing to Save Energy, Protect DataUniversity of Virginia Engineering...

Blue Sky Track Winners at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2022
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Track Winners at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2022

The The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 30th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances...

No amount of hype and starry-eyed Metaverse proselytising can escape reality
From Putting People First

No amount of hype and starry-eyed Metaverse proselytising can escape reality

The metaverse will be a digital graveyard if we let new technologies distract us from today’s problems

3 Ways AI is scaling Helpful Technologies Worldwide
From The Eponymous Pickle

3 Ways AI is scaling Helpful Technologies Worldwide

Google Posts AI progress BenefitsIn the Google AI Blog Decades of research have led to today’s rapid progress in AI. Today, we’re announcing three new ways people...

From Computational Complexity

A Celebration of Juris

On November 4th I travelled to my undergraduate alma mater Cornell for a Celebration of the Life and Career of Juris Hartmanis who passed away in July. The workshop...

Towards Supply Chains in Space
From The Eponymous Pickle

Towards Supply Chains in Space

 Approaching new needs, Supply Chains for SpaceSpaceX to launch last new cargo Dragon Spacecraftby Jeff Foust — November 19, 2022  in SpaceNewsDragon for CRS-25...

Low Cost, Omni Purpose Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Low Cost, Omni Purpose Robotics

Robust Robotics Solutions Low-Cost Robot Ready for Any ObstacleCarnegie Mellon University NewsAaron Aupperle, November 16, 2022Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University...

Written by a Robot?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Written by a Robot?

Automating text.Can You Tell Whether This Headline Was Written by a Robot?By The Wall Street Journal, November 18, 2022Theres a good chance that some of what youve...
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