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Connecting Cows and More to the Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

Connecting Cows and More to the Web

 Powerful direction for much more connections yet.   Implications for the use of data and what is forecast. Tiny Satellites Will Connect Cows, Cars, Shipping Containers...

Remaking the Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

Remaking the Web

We need a remake.  With caution to include freedom of communication. He Created the Web. Now He's Out to Remake the Digital World.The New York Times,   Steve Lohr...

Finding the Location of Telegram Users
From Schneier on Security

Finding the Location of Telegram Users

Security researcher Ahmed Hassan has shown that spoofing the Android’s “People Nearby” feature allows him to pinpoint the physical location of Telegram users: Using...

On US Capitol Security — By Someone Who Manages Arena-Rock-Concert Security
From Schneier on Security

On US Capitol Security — By Someone Who Manages Arena-Rock-Concert Security

Smart commentary: …I was floored on Wednesday when, glued to my television, I saw police in some areas of the U.S. Capitol using little more than those same mobile...

Cloning Google Titan 2FA keys
From Schneier on Security

Cloning Google Titan 2FA keys

This is a clever side-channel attack: The cloning works by using a hot air gun and a scalpel to remove the plastic key casing and expose the NXP A700X chip, which...

OpenProject
From The Eponymous Pickle

OpenProject

Introduced to OpenProject.   An open source project management system.   Nicely done, their introductory blog is here,  Which attaches to many component descriptions...

Samsung's Home AI Offers to Nag and do General Chores
From The Eponymous Pickle

Samsung's Home AI Offers to Nag and do General Chores

 CES is virtual this year but is putting out some interesting things, with the usual warning that they are concepts rather than imminent realities.  Looks likeSamsung's...

Early Registration Open for the CSTA Annual Conference
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Early Registration Open for the CSTA Annual Conference

Just registered for the 2021 CSTA Annual Conference Early discounted registration for CSTA+ members is now open https://web.cvent.com/event/354be991-0b98-48e0-b4d3...

CIOs Have Expanded Role
From The Eponymous Pickle

CIOs Have Expanded Role

Quite expected.   But it is just more work, or a truly expanded role?CIOs Enter 2021 with Expanded RoleThe Wall Street Journal,   By Angus LotenInformation technology...

Workload Portability Enabled by a Modern Storage Platform
From insideHPC

Workload Portability Enabled by a Modern Storage Platform

In this sponsored post, Shailesh Manjrekar, Head of AI and Strategic Alliances, WekaIO, explors what is meant by “data portability,” and why it’s important. Looking...

From Computational Complexity

The ACM History Committee call for proposals looks wrong

 In November I (and prob everyone in the ACM) got an email that was a call for proposal from the ACM History committee. Here is a pointer to it. One of the passages...

Intel Launches on-device Facial Recognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intel Launches on-device Facial Recognition

So could most any device recognize us?   Bias considerations depend on usage modes.    Intel launches RealSense ID for on-device facial recognition   By Kyle Wiggers...

Europe Bets on China’s ‘Unhackable’ Tech for Encryption
From The Eponymous Pickle

Europe Bets on China’s ‘Unhackable’ Tech for Encryption

 China and its secure communication broadbandEurope Bets on China’s ‘Unhackable’ Tech to Win Space Race  By Helene Fouquet Jan 05 2021  (Bloomberg) -- Europe’s...

Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know

A nice piece which covers the basic concepts of the most used data science algorithms.  Not enough to know how to use them, but good for knowing when and why. All...

Picture Pile Platform to Crowdsource Data for Image Classification
From The Eponymous Pickle

Picture Pile Platform to Crowdsource Data for Image Classification

Towards more classification examples for AI models.Crowdsourced Image Classification Will Train AI Models  By International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis...

Science and Technologie links (January 9th 2021)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technologie links (January 9th 2021)

The Earth is spinning faster and faster: The 28 fastest days on record (since 1960) all occurred in 2020, with Earth completing its revolutions around its axisContinue...

Trends this Year
From The Eponymous Pickle

Trends this Year

Irving Wladawsky-Berger does a good job of looking at trends likely to continue this year.   With lots of useful links.   Below the intro: Trends That Will Likely...

IBM towards Secure Enterprise Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM towards Secure Enterprise Data

Hyperledger towards business goals with sharing secure enterprise data How IBM is using blockchain to transform the potential of enterprise dataChris O'Brien  @obrien...

Rental Fees
From The Eponymous Pickle

Rental Fees

 Wow, now here is something, have quite a bit of retail equipment.  Thinking this ... It’s Finally Illegal for ISPs to Charge Rental Fees for Equipment You OwnBy...

Data Lineage Tools
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Lineage Tools

This problem was brought to my attention.     I don't buy that these are the best,  but they are reasonable examples I will examine.   Especially with regard to...
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