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Algorithms, Bias, and Beautiful Women
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Algorithms, Bias, and Beautiful Women

I've been keeping my eyes open for things to discuss with students this fall, especially in Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles. This week bias in algorithms...

How Alibaba Works with Retail Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Alibaba Works with Retail Data

Via O'Reilly.How Alibaba does retail dataWhat does it take to compete in a global market in which retail and the cloud are increasingly intertwined? Alibaba says...

IBM And Automation Anywhere Partner to Produce BPM Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM And Automation Anywhere Partner to Produce BPM Bots

I had been wondering for some time how IBM might be integrating business process management (BPM) and their cognitive methods to approach improving real business...

Min Basadur's Simple Question
From The Eponymous Pickle

Min Basadur's Simple Question

A former colleague of mine at Procter & Gamble,  Min Basadur's work is described.   Clever and very simple use of the question  "How Might we ... ?"  is mentioned...

Apple Journals its AI/Machine Learning Efforts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple Journals its AI/Machine Learning Efforts

Apple has started blogging to draw attention to its AI work  : Sorry, it’s a ‘Journal’   by James Vincent@jjvincent in theVerge:" ... The company’s new website,...

Claude Shannon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Claude Shannon

Great to see this article about Claude Shannon, who is little mentioned these days, but truly was a key element of understanding the value of knowledge in systems...

Google Glass Better for Business Applications
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Glass Better for Business Applications

To put it simply,  Google Glass just looks more business-like than Augmented Reality Goggles.  It at least implies that you are still attached to solving problems...

GP–A General Purpose Block Programming Language
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

GP–A General Purpose Block Programming Language

I added GP to my list of block programming languages this morning. Mark Guzdial announced on his blog that it was available in Beta (The General Purpose Blocks)...

Agenda Posted: Hot Interconnects Conference in Santa Clara
From insideHPC

Agenda Posted: Hot Interconnects Conference in Santa Clara

The Hot Interconnects conference has posted their program Agenda. The event takes place Aug. 28-30 in Santa Clara, California. "Join us for our 25th year of anAgenda...

Password Masking
From Schneier on Security

Password Masking

Slashdot asks if password masking -- replacing password characters with asterisks as you type them -- is on the way out. I don't know if that's true, but I would...

Supercomputing the Signature of Chaos in Ultracold Reactions
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Signature of Chaos in Ultracold Reactions

Researchers have performed the first ever quantum-mechanical simulation of the benchmark ultracold chemical reaction between potassium-rubidium (KRb) and a potassium...

NSF CISE Core Program Solicitations Released
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF CISE Core Program Solicitations Released

Three divisions at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) have just released new solicitations...

Lenovo Gains Momentum in HPC at ISC 2017
From insideHPC

Lenovo Gains Momentum in HPC at ISC 2017

In this video from ISC 2017, Rick Koopman from Lenovo describes the company's innovative solutions for HPC. "Lenovo recently announced the delivery of one of the...

Panel Discussion: Sustainable Software Development in Computational Sciences
From insideHPC

Panel Discussion: Sustainable Software Development in Computational Sciences

"PASC has recently formed collaborative partnerships with a number of scientific journals. In this panel discussion, representatives from these journals are invited...

Brazil-Based AMT to Resell Bright Computing Software
From insideHPC

Brazil-Based AMT to Resell Bright Computing Software

Today Bright Computing announced a reseller agreement with AMT. "We are very impressed with Bright’s technology and we believe it will make a huge difference to...

CMO's Preparing for the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

CMO's Preparing for the Future

Former colleague of mine is interviewed. Business, now more than ever, is about prediction.How CMOs Can Prepare For The Future: A Q&A With 'Predicting The Turn'...

On the Business of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Business of AI

Right now, for the second time in a long career, am involved directly in making AI part of a business.  So was struck by this view.HBR:   On the business of AI....

Multisensor Interfaces Reference
From The Eponymous Pickle

Multisensor Interfaces Reference

Of technical interest: Announcing: The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor Interfaces: Foundations, User Modeling, and Common Modality Combinations. Volume 1Eeditors...

NSF DCL Pursuing Meaningful Actions in Support of Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF DCL Pursuing Meaningful Actions in Support of Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Assistant Director for the Directorate of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) James Kurose has issued the following...

Towards Innovation Cultures
From The Eponymous Pickle

Towards Innovation Cultures

Amazon, 3M, and Google All Have This Invisible AdvantageThese five steps can help any organization gain an unseen edge over the competition.By Soren Kaplan    @sorenkaplan...
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