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Welcome New Computer Science Teachers
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Welcome New Computer Science Teachers

Spring is an interesting time on social media. I help moderate a couple of CS teacher groups on Facebook and let me tell you, membership is booming! Why? Well,Computer...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The Fallows of Medium Data

Who will curate less-prominent datasets? Presidential Biography src Samuel Fallows was a bishop in the Reformed Episcopal Church. He was born in 1835 and headed...

Making it more difficult to shill recommender systems
From Geeking with Greg

Making it more difficult to shill recommender systems

Lately I've been thinking about recommender algorithms and how they go wrong. I keep hitting examples of people arguing that we should ban the fewest accounts possible...

Cigdem Sengul selected as the next ACM-W Communications co-Chair
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Cigdem Sengul selected as the next ACM-W Communications co-Chair

Cigdem Sengul, current communications chair and secretary of ACM-W Europe, will be the next Communications Co-Chair of ACM-W, effective July 2022. Cigdem is a Senior...

Meta and Self Supervised AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Meta and Self Supervised AI

 More Meta AI?Meta’s AI Takes an Unsupervised Step Forward In the quest for human-level intelligent AI, Meta is betting on self-supervised learning    BY  ELIZA...

Don't Fall for Quantum Hype:   Hossenfelder
From The Eponymous Pickle

Don't Fall for Quantum Hype: Hossenfelder

Another excellent short Youtube talk here: By Sabine Hossenfelder Don't Fall for quantum Hype  https://youtu.be/b-aGIvUomTACheck out the physics courses that IWhat...

Using Light, Sound to Reveal Rapid Brain Activity in Detail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Light, Sound to Reveal Rapid Brain Activity in Detail

Faster detail in photo microscopy.  Note also use of sound.  Using Light, Sound to Reveal Rapid Brain Activity in Unprecedented Detail   By Duke Biomedical Engineering...

Quadcopter Drone does Air, Water,  Over and Under, Even Hitches a ride.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quadcopter Drone does Air, Water, Over and Under, Even Hitches a ride.

 Expecting  many more updates in drone autonomy, flexibilityA quadcopter that works in the air and underwater and also has a suction cup for hitching a ride on ...

Cognitive Bias in Software Development
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cognitive Bias in Software Development

Intro to research paper in ACM, considerable, technical, worth understandingCognitive Biases in Software DevelopmentBy Souti Chattopadhyay, Nicholas Nelson, Audrey...

We are Training Much Faster  Now
From The Eponymous Pickle

We are Training Much Faster Now

Faster, better training is here outlined and described. We’re Training AI Twice as Fast This Year as Last New MLPerf rankings show training times plunging     By...

Microsoft AI Spots Ransomware?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft AI Spots Ransomware?

 Have not heard much of this elsewhere.How Microsoft's AI spots ransomware attacks before they even get started   in ZDNetMicrosoft is targeting human-operatedWritten...

Wal-Mart Adds Cloud Capabilities
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Adds Cloud Capabilities

 Wal-Mart Adds Cloud Capabilities and takes control  ACM TECHNEWSWalmart Amps Up Cloud Capabilities, Reducing Reliance on Tech GiantsBy The Wall Street JournalRetailer...

First CRISPR Gene Editing Drug
From The Eponymous Pickle

First CRISPR Gene Editing Drug

Pharma advances  The first CRISPR gene-editing drug, designed to treat blood disorders, could be on the market by 2023. Here’s what it means for the future of drug...

Using Makeup to Defeat Suveillance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Makeup to Defeat Suveillance

Considerable and technical piece in the current  CACM.    Consider the implications.  Short intro: Using Makeup to Block Surveillance     By Esther SheinCommunications...

Intel Announces Silicon Photonics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intel Announces Silicon Photonics

 Quite interesting from IntelIntel announces silicon photonics advancement towards optical I/OArne Verheyde @witeken in VenturebeatIntel has demonstrated an eight...

@HPCpodcast: At the HPC User Forum — A Frontier Visit, the State of Quantum and Supercomputing Center Staffing Woes
From insideHPC

@HPCpodcast: At the HPC User Forum — A Frontier Visit, the State of Quantum and Supercomputing Center Staffing Woes

In this episode of the @HPCpodcast we focus on the HPC User Forum, run by industry analyst firm Hyperion Research and held last week at Oak Ridge National Laboratory...

Kathryn Kelley Joins CASC as Executive Director
From insideHPC

Kathryn Kelley Joins CASC as Executive Director

June 30, 2022 — The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) has announce that Kathryn Kelley has joined CASC as it’s new Executive Director. For more...

Examining AI Liability
From The Eponymous Pickle

Examining AI Liability

 Good overview of the topic and related liability issues, we looked at this in early AI and analytical applications. Now especially applicable in automated vehicles...

Soft Robot Made of Magnetic Slime
From The Eponymous Pickle

Soft Robot Made of Magnetic Slime

More small and soft robotics.  Healthcare?  Note possible use. Researchers in Hong Kong create 'soft robot' made of magnetic slimeResearchers at The Chinese University...

Atos Opens Life Sciences Centre of Excellence for Drug Development and Precision Health in UK
From insideHPC

Atos Opens Life Sciences Centre of Excellence for Drug Development and Precision Health in UK

Paris, 30 June, 2022 – Atos, in agreement with the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK, today announced the opening of its global Life Sciences CentreAtos...
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