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CATCS Visioning Workshop
From My Biased Coin

CATCS Visioning Workshop

Reposting an important call -- these events have had big impact in the past! The CATCS will be hosting a virtual “Visioning Workshop” the week of July 20 in order...

Individualizing Mass Production
From The Eponymous Pickle

Individualizing Mass Production

Seems a powerful idea,   The data is all there, so to what degree and for what products can this be applied and scaled for manufacturing production?   ProposedMass...

Science and Technology links (June 6th 2020)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (June 6th 2020)

A small number of people are responsible for a disproportionate number of inventions and innovations. Why are these people different? Using neuroimaging techniques...

[Book] Slowdown
From Putting People First

[Book] Slowdown

Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, this groundbreaking book reveals that human progress has been slowing down since the early 1970s. Danny Dorling...

Its about Common Sense
From The Eponymous Pickle

Its about Common Sense

Have repeated this many times, it was clear in the late 80s when we built systems that could solve a problem, but not implement it among decision makers.   ForAllen...

Reinforcement Learning for Skill Discovery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reinforcement Learning for Skill Discovery

Can skills be dsicovered.  That is, a means to find better behavior that leads to prescribed real-world goals?   Here in the Google Research blog,  addressing the...

San Diego Supercomputer Center Leverages Bright Cluster Manager in New Expanse Supercomputer
From insideHPC

San Diego Supercomputer Center Leverages Bright Cluster Manager in New Expanse Supercomputer

Bright Computing, a global leader in Linux Cluster automation and management software for HPC and machine learning, announced that the San Diego Supercomputer Center...

Building A More Resilient Data-Driven Economy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Building A More Resilient Data-Driven Economy

Building a better economy:Irving Wladawsky-Berger's BlogA collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership...

[Book] How to Future
From Putting People First

[Book] How to Future

How to Future is a guidebook to futuring and arms you with tools, strategies and practices that illuminate new strategic pathways.

Pandemic Status Checker App Asks for Physical Symptoms?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pandemic Status Checker App Asks for Physical Symptoms?

Trial implies actually blocking campus access based on stored information.  Predictive?  Seems some of the information us based on simple query.    Implications...

South Korea Testing an Elderly Assistant
From The Eponymous Pickle

South Korea Testing an Elderly Assistant

Hard to follow the depth and breadth of this precisely, but seems to be an assistant oriented  to interact with lonely elderly.  Prompted by recent pandemic pressure...

UF Acquires NVidia DGX System
From The Eponymous Pickle

UF Acquires NVidia DGX System

Notable former connection working with new Nvidia System.  UF becomes first U.S. university to acquire cutting-edge NVIDIA DGX A100 system, advancing its artificial...

TACC’s Frontera Supports Investigation of Subatomic Protons – ‘the Origin of the Mass of Objects’
From insideHPC

TACC’s Frontera Supports Investigation of Subatomic Protons – ‘the Origin of the Mass of Objects’

A team of researchers are using the Frontera supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to crack open the proton, a fundamental building blockTACC...

Friday Squid Blogging: Shark vs. Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Shark vs. Squid

National Geographic has a photo of a 7-foot long shark that fought a giant squid and lived to tell the tale. Or, at least, lived to show off the suction marks on...

Privacy Threats in Intimate and Personal Relationships
From The Eponymous Pickle

Privacy Threats in Intimate and Personal Relationships

Fascinating thoughts on the topic, true is too little discussed.   Though I would think divorce lawyers have seen it all.Privacy threats in intimate relationships...

How Innovation Works (book review)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How Innovation Works (book review)

I read How Innovation Works by Matt Ridley in a few hours. It is a delicious book. Ridley distinguishes invention from innovation. The inventor creates something...

KIOXIA Adds Thin Provisioning to KumoScale Software Suite, Increases Cloud Storage Efficiency
From insideHPC

KIOXIA Adds Thin Provisioning to KumoScale Software Suite, Increases Cloud Storage Efficiency

KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.), the U.S.-based subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, has added thin provisioning to its KumoScale™ storage...

New Research: "Privacy Threats in Intimate Relationships"
From Schneier on Security

New Research: "Privacy Threats in Intimate Relationships"

I just published a new paper with Karen Levy of Cornell: "Privacy Threats in Intimate Relationships." Abstract: This article provides an overview of intimate threats...

UN: Global Computer Simulation Tool
From The Eponymous Pickle

UN: Global Computer Simulation Tool

Quite a considerable simulation is proposed.    Would be difficult to do, depending on the breadth and context involved.   Perhaps a realm where agent based modeling...
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