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Why IMC is Right for Today’s Fast-Data and Big-Data Applications
From insideHPC

Why IMC is Right for Today’s Fast-Data and Big-Data Applications

Many more companies are turning to in-memory computing (IMC) as they struggle to analyze and process increasingly large amounts of data. That said, it’s often hard...

Cray and Markley Group to Offer Supercomputing as a Service
From insideHPC

Cray and Markley Group to Offer Supercomputing as a Service

Today Cray and the Markley Group announced a partnership to provide supercomputing as a service solutions. "The need for supercomputers has never been greater,”...

Amazon Alexa will Deliver Skill-Based Notifications
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Alexa will Deliver Skill-Based Notifications

This does not sound like much, but it is a considerable thing.   You still have to ask for the notification. Which could cause a problem depending on how many notifications...

Fujitsu and 1QBit Collaborate on Quantum-Inspired AI Cloud Service
From insideHPC

Fujitsu and 1QBit Collaborate on Quantum-Inspired AI Cloud Service

Today Fujitsu and 1QB Information Technologies Inc. announced that they are collaborating on quantum-inspired technology in the field of artificial intelligence...

Research Agenda in Intelligent Infrastructure to Enhance Disaster Management, Community Resilience and Public Safety
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Research Agenda in Intelligent Infrastructure to Enhance Disaster Management, Community Resilience and Public Safety

Contributions to this blog were made by Michael Dunaway from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and CCC Council Member Daniel Lopresti from Lehigh University...

Livestream: 2017 MSST Mass Storage Conference
From insideHPC

Livestream: 2017 MSST Mass Storage Conference

We are very excited to bring you this livestream of the 2017 MSST Conference in Santa Clara, Californing. We'll be broadcasting all the talks for the next two days...

Wal-Mart Next Gen Stores
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Next Gen Stores

In Retailwire, with discussion.  Not too different from our own retail store labs.  Except,  the testing the much stronger connection to online ordering.Will Walmart...

Query Scoping
From The Noisy Channel

Query Scoping

In the previous post, we discussed how query segmentation improves precision by grouping query words into semantic units. In this post, we’ll discuss query scoping...

NSF WATCH TALK- Secure Hardware and Cryptography: Contrasts, Synergies and Challenges
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF WATCH TALK- Secure Hardware and Cryptography: Contrasts, Synergies and Challenges

The next WATCH talk, called Secure Hardware and Cryptography: Contrasts, Synergies and Challenges is Thursday, May 18th, from 12 PM-1 PM ET. The presenter is Srini...

Did North Korea Write WannaCry?
From Schneier on Security

Did North Korea Write WannaCry?

The New York Times is reporting that evidence is pointing to North Korea as the author of the WannaCry ransomware. Note that there is no proof at this time, although...

Drone Economy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Drone Economy

Particularly interested in the data collection and autonomous, sensor driven  aspects of drones.Join HBR and Chris Anderson as we look at the world of unmannedThe...

An Executive Guide to Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

An Executive Guide to Machine Learning

Good,  well written, non-technical, also a bit dated (from mid 2015)  as to current influences this tech is having.  An executive's view, with a number of useful...

Genome Analytics Driving a Healthcare Revolution
From insideHPC

Genome Analytics Driving a Healthcare Revolution

Next-generation sequencing methods are empowering doctors and researchers to improve their ability to treat diseases, predict and prevent diseases before they occur...

From Computational Complexity

If an ugrad asks `is field X worth studying' the answer is almost always yes

An undergraduate Freshman recently emailed me that he was very interested in Quantum Computing and wanted to know 1) Who on the fCS aculty works in QC (Answer:...

Collaborative Robotics: CoBots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Collaborative Robotics: CoBots

The term is not much used, but makes the point.  All computing systems are collaborative in some way.  We have accepted the assistance of computers for a long time...

NSA Brute-Force Keysearch Machine
From Schneier on Security

NSA Brute-Force Keysearch Machine

The Intercept published a story about a dedicated NSA brute-force keysearch machine being built with the help of New York University and IBM. It's based on a document...

Using Wi-Fi to Get 3D Images of Surrounding Location
From Schneier on Security

Using Wi-Fi to Get 3D Images of Surrounding Location

Interesting research: The radio signals emitted by a commercial Wi-Fi router can act as a kind of radar, providing images of the transmitter's environment, according...

Synthetic Sensors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Synthetic Sensors

 Most interesting development to make implementing sensors more efficient.Internet of Things Made Simple: One Sensor Package Does Work of Many Carnegie Mellon News...

Watson for Cyber Security
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson for Cyber Security

Good example in these days of increasing cyber security risk.  Watson for Cyber Security. This appears to be a less quantitative and more semantic domain than most...

The Quick vs. the Strong: Commentary on Cory Doctorow's Walkaway
From Schneier on Security

The Quick vs. the Strong: Commentary on Cory Doctorow's Walkaway

Technological advances change the world. That's partly because of what they are, but even more because of the social changes they enable. New technologies upend...
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