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Supercomputers turn the clock back on Storms with “Hindcasting”
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Supercomputers turn the clock back on Storms with “Hindcasting”

Researchers are using supercomputers at LBNL to determine how global climate change has affected the severity of storms and resultant flooding. "The group usedSupercomputers...

Intel’s Xeon Scalable Processors Provide Cooling Challenges for HPC
From insideHPC

Intel’s Xeon Scalable Processors Provide Cooling Challenges for HPC

Unless you reduce node and rack density, the wattages of today's high-poweredCPUs and GPUs are simply no longer addressable with air cooling alone. Asetek explores...

HoloLens 2 Adding AI Processor
From The Eponymous Pickle

HoloLens 2 Adding AI Processor

Augmented realities will need better edge intelligence to provide value.   By John Brandon, Computerworld.  Some interesting applications are described.Why Microsoft...

Voicelabs Ads
From The Eponymous Pickle

Voicelabs Ads

Advertising and Alexa Skills.    Amazon's new policy kills ad network that monetizes Echo Skills Amazon says it updated its policy to make sure users have the best...

Retail Analytics and Store Viz
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retail Analytics and Store Viz

We also worked on this kind of analytics.  ...   Good points made, its all about context.Retail Analytics and Store Visualization   by Gary Angel  In CustomerThink...

Alternatives to Government-Mandated Encryption Backdoors
From Schneier on Security

Alternatives to Government-Mandated Encryption Backdoors

Policy essay: "Encryption Substitutes," by Andrew Keane Woods: In this short essay, I make a few simple assumptions that bear mentioning at the outset. First, I...

Introduction to Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
From The Eponymous Pickle

Introduction to Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Shades of expert systems, but with the ability to learn.   The integration of rule-based application of logic and analytic and deep learning methodologies.  Explicit...

Roomba Maps for Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Roomba Maps for Smart Homes

This reminds me of work we did with test Roombas.  We were interested in how they compared with human cleaning process and also usage of possible cleansing liquids...

Swarms in Control
From The Eponymous Pickle

Swarms in Control

A favorite topic.  All systems are controlled by multiple entities.   Call that a swarm.   Stanford and their Platfom Lab developing infrastructure for such systems...

Surprising Stories from 17 National Labs in 17 Minutes
From insideHPC

Surprising Stories from 17 National Labs in 17 Minutes

In this video, the U.S. Department of Energy gives a quick tour of all 17 National Labs. Each one comes with a surprising story on what these labs do for us asSurprising...

Radio Free HPC Looks at AI Ethics and a Tale of Henry’s Super Heroism
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at AI Ethics and a Tale of Henry’s Super Heroism

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team learns about Henry's first exploit as an Ethical Superhero. "After witnessing a hit-and-run fender bender, Henry confronted...

Ignoring the Robots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ignoring the Robots

Fascinating piece on the history of 'robots'.   Back to the 15th century.   Meant to do real jobs or just impress?  Far too expensive to just impress, but I will...

Christopher Ahlberg Talks AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Christopher Ahlberg Talks AI

Christopher Ahlberg, CEO at Recorded Future, and Staffan Truvé, Recorded Future’s chief technology officer, talks about AI in a Recorded Future podcast.

Acquiring Digital Companies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Acquiring Digital Companies

Via Bain:3 Ways M&A Is Different When You’re Acquiring a Digital Company  by Arnaud LeroiEven for experienced deal makers, a first digital acquisition is boundFew...

LANL Adds Capacity to Trinity Supercomputer for Stockpile Stewardship
From insideHPC

LANL Adds Capacity to Trinity Supercomputer for Stockpile Stewardship

Los Alamos National Laboratory has boosted the computational capacity of their Trinity supercomputer with a merger of two system partitions. “With this merge completed...

A Scalable Object Store for Meteorological and Climate Data
From insideHPC

A Scalable Object Store for Meteorological and Climate Data

Simon D. Smart gave this talk at the PASC17 conference. "Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) and Climate simulations sit in the intersection between classicallyA...

Autonomous Cargo Ships Coming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Cargo Ships Coming

Electrically Powered. But how they will address dangers like still common piracy is unclear.The world’s first autonomous cargo ship will launch next year  By Duncan...

Amazon Research Awards Call For Proposals
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Amazon Research Awards Call For Proposals

The Amazon Research Awards (ARA) program has opened a call for proposals for the 2017 round of Amazon Research Awards in a number of areas, including computer vision...

US Army Researching Bot Swarms
From Schneier on Security

US Army Researching Bot Swarms

The US Army Research Agency is funding research into autonomous bot swarms. From the announcement: The objective of this CRA is to perform enabling basic and applied...

From Computational Complexity

What are the top Computer science programs for women?

What are the top Computer Science Programs for Women? How would one even answer the question? Some people did a study based on National Center for Education Statistics...
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