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Rock Stars of HPC: John Stone
From insideHPC

Rock Stars of HPC: John Stone

This Rock Stars of HPC series is about the men and women who are changing the way the HPC community develops, deploys, and operates the supercomputers and social...

Facebook using Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook using Augmented Reality

Zuckerberg talking how AR will play in Facebook.    And suggests that it will first play through the cameras in people's phones.   Less cumbersome than a headset...

Talk: Artificial Intelligence in the Car
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talk: Artificial Intelligence in the Car

Upcoming CSIG Talk this week.  " ... This a reminder about our Cognitive Systems Institute Speaker Series on Thursday, April 20, 2016 at 10:30 am ET US (7:30 am...

Robotics Expert to Lead Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Robotics Expert to Lead Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Dawn Tilbury, professor of mechanical engineering and former associate dean for research at the University of Michigan‘s College of Engineering, will become the...

Microsoft Flow and Buttons
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Flow and Buttons

In SiliconAngle: " ... (Microsoft) The company has also introduced something it calls Flow-compatible hardware buttons. They’re somewhat reminiscent of Amazon.com...

Using AR To Transfer Images
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using AR To Transfer Images

If you can't draw well, or precisely, perhaps you can trace images from a phone App using Augmented Reality.   Clever idea for the right kind of application.  Warns...

High Performance Interconnects – Assessments, Rankings and Landscape
From insideHPC

High Performance Interconnects – Assessments, Rankings and Landscape

Dan Olds from OrionX.net presented this talk at the Switzerland HPC Conference. "Dan Olds will present recent research into the history of High Performance Interconnects...

Rescale Announces ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi and Omni-Path
From insideHPC

Rescale Announces ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi and Omni-Path

Today the Rescale HPC Cloud introduced the ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi processors and Intel Omni-Path Fabric managed by R Systems. The collaboration bringsRescale...

Simplified Hearth Rate Sensor Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simplified Hearth Rate Sensor Tech

In Engadget.   Another interesting breakthrough in health sensor technology.  Possible use for other emotion sensing applications.Panasonic can read your heartThe...

Rambus Collaborates with Microsoft on Cryogenic Memory
From insideHPC

Rambus Collaborates with Microsoft on Cryogenic Memory

"With the increasing challenges in conventional approaches to improving memory capacity and power efficiency, our early research indicates that a significant change...

Call for Proposals reflects magnitude of PRACE 2
From insideHPC

Call for Proposals reflects magnitude of PRACE 2

Today the European PRACE initiative announced that their 14th Call for Proposals yielded 113 eligible proposals of which 59 were awarded a total of close to 2 thousand...

STOC Theory Fest Announcements
From My Biased Coin

STOC Theory Fest Announcements

There's a lot of new information up at the STOC web page http://acm-stoc.org/stoc2017/ about the amazing theory fest June 19-23 in Montreal.  In particular, most...

Open CAPI: A New Standard for High Performance Attachment of Memory, Acceleration, and Networks
From insideHPC

Open CAPI: A New Standard for High Performance Attachment of Memory, Acceleration, and Networks

In this video from the Switzerland HPC Conference, Jeffrey Stuecheli from IBM presents: Open CAPI, A New Standard for High Performance Attachment of Memory, Acceleration...

Covert Channel via Two VMs
From Schneier on Security

Covert Channel via Two VMs

Researchers build a covert channel between two virtual machines using a shared cache....

How to Mislead with Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

How to Mislead with Data

Misleading most often.  I have seen it often in the enterprise and elsewhere.  Good points made in article below, and always worth repeating.    But missing isTell...

From Computational Complexity

Understanding Machine Learning

Today Georgia Tech had the launch event for our new Machine Learning Center. A panel discussion talked about different challenges in machine learning across the...

DeepMind Outsources Sonnet
From The Eponymous Pickle

DeepMind Outsources Sonnet

DeepMind, now part of Alphabet, has outsourced Sonnet, a TensorFlow library for constructing neural network modules that allows variable sharing.  Another win for...

Microsoft Updates Flow and PowerApps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Updates Flow and PowerApps

Been waiting for more about this.   This interests me because it addresses workflow and thus business process.  IFTTT does that as well, but in a somewhat restricted...

Shrinking Deep Learning Neural Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shrinking Deep Learning Neural Networks

Via O'Reilly.  As these tasks take on tougher problems,  efficient architecture will be important.   Even more important as these tasks become real-time.Excerpt...

“I have read all of your papers”
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

“I have read all of your papers”

There is a common movie quote where one (often the hero) says to an academic: “I have read all of your papers”. This does not happen. If you are an academic and...
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