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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

A Magic Madison Visit

To give a Hilldale Lecture and learn about fairness and dichotomies UB CSE50 anniversary source Jin-Yi Cai was kind enough to help get me, Dick, invited last month...

NEC Supercomputer at JGU in Germany Ranks #65 on TOP500
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NEC Supercomputer at JGU in Germany Ranks #65 on TOP500

NEC Deutschland GmbH has delivered an LX series supercomputer to Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), one of Germany’s leading research universities and part...

DDN Powers Big Data and Machine Learning at UTC in Tennessee
From insideHPC

DDN Powers Big Data and Machine Learning at UTC in Tennessee

Last week at SC17, Data Direct Networks announced that The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC) has selected DDN’s GS14KX parallel file system appliance with...

Roomba Does IFTTT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Roomba Does IFTTT

Big follower and user of IFTTT,  like to see it taken further for the smart home, think it can be taken further yet, especially by adding more intelligence to the...

Streaming Algorithms for Customers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Streaming Algorithms for Customers

For a project have been looking at how streaming recommendations act as marketing for products.  The big example out there are cases where there there is lots of...

Hyperion Innovation Excellence Award goes to UberCloud and Stanford Living Heart Project
From insideHPC

Hyperion Innovation Excellence Award goes to UberCloud and Stanford Living Heart Project

Last week at SC17, Hyperion Research announced that the UberCloud and the Stanford Living Heart Project have won the Hyperion Award for Innovation Excellence. "The...

Distractions from New Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

Distractions from New Things

Part of my responsibility in the enterprise was to manage this thing.  Explain to management why or why not they should pay attention to, or even invest in newWhat...

Russian RSC Group Joins the Intel Select Solutions for HPC Program
From insideHPC

Russian RSC Group Joins the Intel Select Solutions for HPC Program

Last week at SC17, Russian HPC vendor RSC Group showcased the next generation of their liquid-cooled RSC Tornado supercomputers based on Intel Xeon Scalable Processors...

Intel Xeon Processors and Intel Omni-Path Architecture Offer Breakthroughs for Top500 Systems
From insideHPC

Intel Xeon Processors and Intel Omni-Path Architecture Offer Breakthroughs for Top500 Systems

Last week, the rhetorical one-two punch of the Intel HPC Developer Conference and Supercomputing 2017 offered global HPC aficionados new insights into the direction...

Deep Learning in Academia
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Learning in Academia

Interesting points made here. Since methods like deep learning are used for value and also hyped the results may not be widely shared.    But then the major players...

AI vs ML vs Deep Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI vs ML vs Deep Learning

A Comparative Roundup: Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning vs. Deep LearningThis article was written by Paramita Ghosh.A 1969 McKinsey article claimed...

From Computational Complexity

The Grad Student Tax

By now as you've read from Luca or Scott or PhD Comics or a variety of other sources on the dangerous changes to the tax code that passed the US House of Representatives...

Vulnerability in Amazon Key
From Schneier on Security

Vulnerability in Amazon Key

Amazon Key is an IoT door lock that can enable one-time access codes for delivery people. To further secure that system, Amazon sells Cloud Cam, a camera that watches...

Experientia and Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo announce innovative partnership
From Putting People First

Experientia and Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo announce innovative partnership

Wide ranging partnership also covers collaboration with design schools and public events on service design “Finding the way forward for independent design means...

Hashgraphs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hashgraphs

This was new to me. I know what 'Hashing' is with regard to storage allocation and cryptography,  looking at it in more detail here.The End of Blockchain? Hashgraph...

Project Management Inspiration
From The Eponymous Pickle

Project Management Inspiration

Worth a refresher, have been on both sides of this.7 TED Talks to Inspire Project Management ExpertsWe regularly work with project managers from all walks of life...

Video: An Affordable Supercomputing Testbed based on Rasberry Pi
From insideHPC

Video: An Affordable Supercomputing Testbed based on Rasberry Pi

In this video from SC17, Bruce Tulloch from BitScope describes an low-cost Rasberry Pi cluster that LANL can use to simulate large-scale supercomputers. "The BitScope...

Chatting with Your Replika
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chatting with Your Replika

Good piece below, but the the conclusion is not much different than what you saw in the 80s.  You can produce a chatbot that will fool someone into thinking its...

Job of the Week: Computational Scientist at the School of Mines
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Computational Scientist at the School of Mines

The School of Mines in Colorado is seeking a Computational Scientist in our Job of the Week. "The Computational Scientist works as part of the High PerformanceJob...
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