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On the Future of Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Future of Augmented Reality

Israel and Scoble in a Podcast on the near future of Augmented and Virtual reality.  Suggesting that Apple is about to push this strongly.   Via my colleague Walter...

Smarter Manufacturing Robotics with Watson
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smarter Manufacturing Robotics with Watson

Interesting play, had never thought of Watson in terms of Robotics.  Note the wide variety of things ABB manufactures, which could lead to efficiency considerations...

Oracle Wants Advanced Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Oracle Wants Advanced Tech

Oracle looking to AI and VR initiatives.Oracle Launches New In-House 'Startup'The company wants to stay ahead of the tech game by working on new, cutting-edge initiatives...

Cheap not Deep Learning is the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cheap not Deep Learning is the Future

Had not heard of the term 'cheap-learning'  before, but have been thinking of the concept for a long time.  Building higher levels of abstraction is a matter of...

Quickly pruning elements in SIMD vectors using the simdprune library
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Quickly pruning elements in SIMD vectors using the simdprune library

Modern processors have powerful vector instructions. However, some algorithms are tricky to implement using vector instructions. I often need to prune selectedContinue...

Advances in Ad Blocking
From Schneier on Security

Advances in Ad Blocking

Ad blockers represent the largest consumer boycott in human history. They're also an arms race between the blockers and the blocker blockers. This article discusses...

Microsoft Channels Process for Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Channels Process for Intelligence

This sounds remarkably like using/building a process model for given tasks.   We experimented with this do define and decompose jobs-tasks.   Like the idea that...

Paula Stephan and Paul Morin to Keynote PEARC17 in New Orleans
From insideHPC

Paula Stephan and Paul Morin to Keynote PEARC17 in New Orleans

Today the PEARC17 conference announced their lineup of keynote speakers. The conference takes place in July 9–13 in New Orleans. The post Paula Stephan and Paul...

Smart Home Tracks Health
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Home Tracks Health

Great thought, but its still a bit of an effort to set things up just to turn the lights on and off.   Our own smart home demonstrations made it clear that most...

Panel Discussion on Disruptive Technologies for HPC
From insideHPC

Panel Discussion on Disruptive Technologies for HPC

In this video from the HPC User Forum, Bob Sorensen from Hyperion Research moderates a panel discussion on Disruptive Technologies for HPC. "A disruptive innovation...

Top 3 Winning Articles of the “The Time is Write 2.0” Competition
From XRDS

Top 3 Winning Articles of the “The Time is Write 2.0” Competition

Here are the three winners of our The Time is Write 2.0 competition! You can read the three articles below, but first: congrats to Dipika Rajesh, Aditi Balaji and...

Echelon Code on Minksy Servers Sets Record for Oil & Gas Simulation
From insideHPC

Echelon Code on Minksy Servers Sets Record for Oil & Gas Simulation

IBM and Stone Ridge Technology have announced a new performance milestone in reservoir simulation that will improve efficiency and lower the cost of production....

CCC Announces New Council Members
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Announces New Council Members

The Computing Research Association (CRA), in consultation with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has appointed six new members to the Computing Community Consortium...

Your Workload Manager is Your Latest X Factor
From insideHPC

Your Workload Manager is Your Latest X Factor

Enterprise customers consistently demand improved performance from every component in their HPC infrastructure, including their workload manager. Ian Lumb, Solutions...

Faking Domain Names with Unicode Characters
From Schneier on Security

Faking Domain Names with Unicode Characters

It's things like this that make phishing attacks easier. News article....

Thoughts on Data Engineering
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thoughts on Data Engineering

All analytics is data engineering.  Manipulating data content in context to achieve useful results, using a proven process.A Data Engineer's Guide To Non-Traditional...

From Computational Complexity

I was at the March for Science on Saturday

(Will blog on Harry Lewis's 70th Bday next week-- Today's post is more time sensitive.) I was on the March for Science on April 22. Here are some Kolmogorov random...

IBM Announces Watson Marketing Insights
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Announces Watson Marketing Insights

Just announced, looked at this in beta form.  IBM continues to apply Watson learning to different expertise domains, following retail applications.    Likely to...

Which ML Algorithms to Use?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Which ML Algorithms to Use?

A somewhat unusual thing to see from SAS.  In the SAS blog, a cheat sheet for using machine learning algorithms for the beginner.   Largely non technical.  Nicely...

Congressional Briefing on Cybersecurity for Manufacturers Recap
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Congressional Briefing on Cybersecurity for Manufacturers Recap

CCC Council Member Kevin Fu from the University of Michigan contributed to this post.  On April 12th, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) and MForesight: Alliance...
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