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Book: Transforming Supply Chains in Disruption
From The Eponymous Pickle

Book: Transforming Supply Chains in Disruption

Brought to my attention, not clear that this specifically considers the rare condition of pandemics and other disruption.  Have not read as yet,  via Informs/Analytics...

Green Energy Pilot using Smart Contracts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Green Energy Pilot using Smart Contracts

Good piece on current use of smart contracts.California Agency Backs Green-Energy Pilot Using RSK’s Bitcoin Smart Contracts  By Nathan DiCamillo in CoinDeskTheUnder...

Performance tip: constructing many non-trivial objects is slow
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Performance tip: constructing many non-trivial objects is slow

I started programming professionally when Java came out and right about when C++ was the “hot new thing”. Following the then-current fashion, I looked down at C...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Fran Allen: 1932-2020

We lost a great computer scientist. Frances Allen was one of the leaders who helped create the field of compilers research. Fran was an elite researcher at IBM,...

Augmented Intelligence,  the New AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Intelligence, the New AI

Hardly new.   Computing has always augmented people doing computational and logical work.   Its just that this work has now expanded to other formally human and...

Digitizing the Education Revolution
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digitizing the Education Revolution

Changes have occurred, will they fundamentally influence how we learn and apply emerging tech? Does MOOC need the university?  How people will invent and collaborate...

Friday Squid Blogging: New SQUID
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: New SQUID

There's a new SQUID: A new device that relies on flowing clouds of ultracold atoms promises potential tests of the intersection between the weirdness of the quantum...

Kao Data Talks HPC-class Colocation Data Center Requirements in the UK’s ‘Innovation Corridor’
From insideHPC

Kao Data Talks HPC-class Colocation Data Center Requirements in the UK’s ‘Innovation Corridor’

UK colocation provider Kao Data talks about the changing data center requirements of HPC organizations in the “Innovation Corridor,” between London and Cambridge...

Mode Analytics Raises $33 Million in Series D Funding, Led by H.I.G. Growth Partners
From insideHPC

Mode Analytics Raises $33 Million in Series D Funding, Led by H.I.G. Growth Partners

San Francisco – August 6, 2020 – Mode Analytics, the leader in advanced analytics, today announced that it has closed a $33 million round of Series D funding led...

Addressing Information Overload from Polarization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Addressing Information Overload from Polarization

Although mostly we had too little data to address a problem, the idea of finding data, determining its value in context and then prepping for sub tasks involved...

State and Future of IBM
From The Eponymous Pickle

State and Future of IBM

Former exec and colleague Bob Herbold talks IBM in his blog: IBM: Finally, A Bold Move Provides Some HopePosted on August 6, 2020   by Bob HerboldOne financialIBM...

Voice Assistant for Doctors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Voice Assistant for Doctors

Podcast of interest: Patient engagement,Voice AssistantHarjinder Sandhu Founder and CEO of Saykara a Voice Assistant for Doctors – Voicebot Podcast Ep 161Harjinder...

More Intelligent Retail Clouds
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Intelligent Retail Clouds

More data, more interactions with parts of the business, new patterns to leverage in a changing world.How is Artificial Intelligence Changing the Retail Landscape...

1st Student Cluster Competition Focusing on Racial Inclusion Slated for January
From insideHPC

1st Student Cluster Competition Focusing on Racial Inclusion Slated for January

The inaugural Winter Classic Invitational Student Cluster Competition to include historically black and minority universities in the supercomputing challenge arena...

Huma-Like too Low a Bar
From The Eponymous Pickle

Huma-Like too Low a Bar

Good cautious point is made here.  But I respond that in most cases we are assisting a human,  or doing something rather narrow that a human does today.    ButWhy...

Ethical Questions about AI Surgery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ethical Questions about AI Surgery

Wondered at first where the ethical questions were coming from.  Access to advanced methods?  No, it seems privacy was once again involved.Researchers examine the...

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

Hyperion Research is accepting submissions for the 16th round of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards, to be announced at the SC20 (virtual) conference in November...

From Computational Complexity

Do Senators have an Advantage for being Dem VP Nominee?

This is a non-partisan post. Even so:  I plan to vote for Joe Biden.(Lance says that whenever I write `this is a non-partisan post'  its partisan anyway.)I've had...

Testing Self Driving in Germany
From The Eponymous Pickle

Testing Self Driving in Germany

The idea of autonomous vehicles moves on.Mobileye wins permit to test autonomous vehicles in Germany   By Kyle Wiggers in VenturebeatMobileye, Intel’s driverless...

Google Updates Audio Settings
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Updates Audio Settings

Had noticed that that Google assistant seemed to better understand.    Via Google:' .... We recently updated the setting for voice and audio recordings in yourThe...
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