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Towards a loss of Anonymity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Towards a loss of Anonymity

Face recognition app taking Russia by storm may bring end to public anonymity ... FindFace compares photos to profile pictures on social network Vkontakte and works...

On Managing Cyber Risk
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Managing Cyber Risk

Of interest:Security Researcher at UpGuard, Roane Holman The Executive's Guide to Managing Cyber Risk  (Requires registration) Regardless of what stage of digital...

Just How Smart are Smart Machines?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Just How Smart are Smart Machines?

Very good piece from some of our communications with MT Sloan.  Read the whole thing.  May require some registration.   Again, very non technical, management  approach...

SC17 Invited Talk to Look at Computing with Physics
From insideHPC

SC17 Invited Talk to Look at Computing with Physics

SC17 continues their series of Session Previews with discussion with Dr. Catherine Graves from HP Labs about her upcoming Invited Talk on “Computing with Physics...

Video: The Future of High Performance Interconnects
From insideHPC

Video: The Future of High Performance Interconnects

Ashrut Ambastha from Mellanox gave this talk at the HPC Advisory Council Australia conference. "Ashrut will review Co-Design collaborations with leaders in industry...

Output Visualization for Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Output Visualization for Analytics

Good practical piece out of the latest  Informs Analytics Magazine.   They still prefer to call it analytics rather than data science.    And its always been 'Machine...

This Blog on Twitter
From The Eponymous Pickle

This Blog on Twitter

From nearly the beginning, this blog has been connected to Twitter.   You can follow it there from my handle @FranzD.  I  selectively mention many posts here.  ...

Wineries of the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wineries of the Future

Here a big proponent of digital makeovers, though I do wonder when basic physical process should be replaced by automation.   Impressive attempt here I had notA...

The Pickle Index
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Pickle Index

Always liked the idea of a non-sequential novel.  It has been tried many times, never successfully for my taste.  Is it here now?No relation.  InWired: The Pickle...

Algorithmically Determining Justice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithmically Determining Justice

In the Alumni Mag, a considerable, but non technical piece that addresses the use of analytical methods to automate crime detection and apply penalties.   Moving...

Panel Looks at ARM’s Advance towards HPC
From insideHPC

Panel Looks at ARM’s Advance towards HPC

In this video from the ARM Research Summit, industry thought leaders discuss the challenges, opportunities, and technical hurdles for the ARM architecture to thrive...

The Genius Fallacy
From updated sporadically at best

The Genius Fallacy

During our department's PhD Open House this past spring, a student asked what I thought made a PhD student successful. Upon reflection, I realized that my answer...

Job of the Week: Visualization Specialist at Pawsey Centre in Australia
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Visualization Specialist at Pawsey Centre in Australia

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Australia is seeking a Visualization Specialist in our Job of the Week. "As a member of the Data and Visualization team at the...

Hive Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hive Robotics

Swarming robotics to perform tasks collaboratively is something we examined in warehouse applications.  A different, but structurally similar problem came up recently...

Considerations with Combining AI and Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Considerations with Combining AI and Data

An interesting and lengthy piece in InfoQ on key issues with the construction and delivery of AI solutions. Use of data ontologies are mentioned,  a good idea.-...

AI Protecting Us
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Protecting Us

This reminds me of the many 'maintenance'  type systems we worked with.  Warnings can be very useful.  Then add a recommendation tailored to the situation.  And...

Groups Lie More than Individuals
From The Eponymous Pickle

Groups Lie More than Individuals

In Analytics Magazine:" ... When organizations are exposed for large-scale deceptive or corrupt behavior, often it is not the actions of one or two employees, but...

Friday Squid Blogging: Using Squid Ink to Detect Gum Disease
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Using Squid Ink to Detect Gum Disease

A new dental imagery method, using squid ink, light, and ultrasound. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Happy Birthday Ken

It was just Ken’s birthday Kenneth Regan’s birthday was just the other day. I believe I join all in wishing him a wonder unbirthday today. The idea of unbirthday...

Illustrating the Difference Between Bandwidth and Latency
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Illustrating the Difference Between Bandwidth and Latency

Earlier this week my AP CS Principles classes were discussing the difference between latency and bandwidth. My curriculum resource (I’m using the curriculum from...
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