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A Loop By Any Other Name
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

A Loop By Any Other Name

My first programming language was FORTRAN IV. As I recall we had Do loops. They worked pretty much the same as what we call For loops in most languages today. We...

2020 Scholarship Winners
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

2020 Scholarship Winners


Friday Squid Blogging: Researchers Investigating Using Squid Propulsion for Underwater Robots
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Researchers Investigating Using Squid Propulsion for Underwater Robots

Interesting article and paper. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting...

Qualcomm Creates Fund for 5G Use Beyond Phones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Qualcomm Creates Fund for 5G Use Beyond Phones

Being speed, what are the applications in play?  Where can we predict particular useful ventures that we should support?Qualcomm creates $200 million fund for 5G...

Wozniak: No Self-Driving Cars in My Lifetime
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wozniak: No Self-Driving Cars in My Lifetime

A contrary look to be considered.Steve Wozniak: No Self-Driving Cars in My Lifetime  By Bill Howard  in ExtremetechLAS VEGAS — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes...

D-Wave Announces First European Leap Quantum Cloud Site at JÜlich
From insideHPC

D-Wave Announces First European Leap Quantum Cloud Site at JÜlich

Today D-Wave Systems announced that it will house its first European Leap quantum cloud-based system outside of North America at the Jülich Supercomputing Center...

Using Databricks with Tableau
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Databricks with Tableau

Intriguing update for Tableau.Visualize your data lake with the new Tableau Databricks ConnectorTableau 2019.3 was a momentous release for a number of reasons.At...

Micron Unveils World’s Fastest Datacenter SSD
From insideHPC

Micron Unveils World’s Fastest Datacenter SSD

Today Micron Technology announced a breakthrough in nonvolatile memory technology with the introduction of the world’s fastest SSD, the Micron X100 SSD. "Micron...

Hyperion Research Growth Spurs Search for New Hires
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research Growth Spurs Search for New Hires

Hyperion Research report that their business tracking the worldwide HPC market has grown rapidly since the company was spun out of IDC in 2017, and the companyHyperion...

Viviana Bono
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Viviana Bono

Chair — ACM-W Scholarship Committee Dr. Viviana Bono is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Torino...

Supercomputing the Future Path of Wlldfires
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Future Path of Wlldfires

In this KPBS video, firefighters in the field tap an SDSC supercomputer to battle wild fires. Fire officials started using the supercomputer's WIFIRE tool in September...

How Data and Computing Can Change Medicine in the Exascale Era
From insideHPC

How Data and Computing Can Change Medicine in the Exascale Era

In this video, Gina Tourassi from ORNL explains how data and computing is changing medicine. "Exascale computing infrastructure such as Frontier will be the paradigm...

A Phone Made of Paper
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Phone Made of Paper

A cute and interesting idea.   Its best understood by looking at the very short video at the Fastcompany article below.  Makes you think about how we are processing...

Advances in Conversational Search
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advances in Conversational Search

Here a long time interest in intelligent conversation, and one of the most used uses of conversation on line these days is search.   Intelligent conversation gets...

Recovering “Lost Dimensions” of Images, Video
From The Eponymous Pickle

Recovering “Lost Dimensions” of Images, Video

Fascinating idea I could have used long ago.  Projections, for example, from advertising copy, archived and needed for reapplication. Recovering “Lost Dimensions...

MIT Connecton Science and Human Dynamics Lab
From The Eponymous Pickle

MIT Connecton Science and Human Dynamics Lab

These efforts well worth following.   AI, Data, Human Dynamics, PrivacyMIT’s Pentland Outlines Rules For Data And AIOctober 25, 201979MIT Connection Science and...

Dark Web Site Taken Down without Breaking Encryption
From Schneier on Security

Dark Web Site Taken Down without Breaking Encryption

The US Department of Justice unraveled a dark web child-porn website, leading to the arrest of 337 people in at least 18 countries. This was all accomplished not...

Predicting Molecule Smell
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Molecule Smell

This sounds a bit odd, but we were trying to exactly this some time ago, when were still in the coffee business.  Smell, taste, and other sensory aspects of products...

Geoffrey C. Fox to receive Ken Kennedy Award at SC19
From insideHPC

Geoffrey C. Fox to receive Ken Kennedy Award at SC19

Today ACM/IEEE named Geoffrey C. Fox of Indiana University Bloomington as the recipient of the 2019 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. "Fox was cited for foundational...

Upcoming Developer Conference
From The Eponymous Pickle

Upcoming Developer Conference

I plan to attend the following free, online conference:Upcoming AI conferenceThe Digital Developer Conference: AI & Cloud is designed for developers interestedImportant...
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