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New CCPA Addresses Dark Patterns
From The Eponymous Pickle

New CCPA Addresses Dark Patterns

First I had heard of this, the definition of  'dark patterns' seems quite loose. California Passes Regulation Banning 'Dark Patterns' Under Landmark Privacy Law...

Towards Deception Detection? In Humans, in Machines? In Crowds?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Towards Deception Detection? In Humans, in Machines? In Crowds?

Following this in the Language Log Blog for some time.  We even looked at large databases of human comments on products. But could such comments really be marked...

TensorFlow3D and Audio
From The Eponymous Pickle

TensorFlow3D and Audio

 More on Google 3D Scene understanding inTensorFlow3D  with links to audio.   Quite interesting, why not build a broader notion of context?   Like the direction...

Future of Today's Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Today's Retail

 All will have an impact, demise no, efficiency yes. The future of retail: Do robots, A.I., and AR spell demise for stores?   By Jeremy Kaplan, in DigitalTrends...

Measuring Microfailures (Again)
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measuring Microfailures (Again)

Not really a new thing, but thinking about effectively measuring them is.    Which we attempted to deal with directly. ... Elsevier:  Business Horizons   Volume...

Good Overview of Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Good Overview of Blockchain

 Very nice non-technical video overview.   Passing this on for a talk I am giving. What is BLOCKCHAIN? The best explanation of blockchain technology6 minute Youtube...

So You Have to Learn a 3rd Programming Language?
From CERIAS Blog

So You Have to Learn a 3rd Programming Language?

I recently found myself in a conversation where someone made a comment about "Being so old I've programmed in Pascal!" I'm considerably older than that person, ...

Science and Technology links (March 27th 2021)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (March 27th 2021)

Scientists, including climate-science researchers, often travel to faraway places for conferences. Attending a live conference is time consuming and expensive.Continue...

Fewer UK Troops, More Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fewer UK Troops, More Tech

Another inevitable thing.   How do we make sure the decisions are applied in the right way? Fewer Troops, but More Tech: U.K. Military Downsizes as it Shifts to...

Microsoft Launches Identity Platform on Bitcoin’s Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Launches Identity Platform on Bitcoin’s Blockchain

Via Walter Riker.    Microsoft is working a number of strategies in identity I am exploring. Microsoft Launches Identity Platform on Bitcoin’s BlockchainBy Emmanuel...

Unilever on Our Brave New Post Pandemic Work Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Unilever on Our Brave New Post Pandemic Work Future

Lots of future predictions, here from the CPG world we studied. Fit for the postpandemic future: Unilever’s Leena Nair on reinventing how we workAs Chief HumanSent...

Anomaly Detection
From The Eponymous Pickle

Anomaly Detection

Humans in conversation also look for anomalies to build a model of the interaction and its direction and value. Explainable AI (XAI) design for unsupervised deep...

DARPA Subterranean Challenge
From The Eponymous Pickle

DARPA Subterranean Challenge

 Always intriguing, how can robotic systems autonomously navigate complex and messy environments, like virtual tunnels, caves, underground urban environments, or...

DOE Announces $29 Million for Data Analysis Tools
From insideHPC

DOE Announces $29 Million for Data Analysis Tools

 March 26, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $29 million to develop new tools to analyze massive amounts of scientific information, including...

HPC User Forum: Virtual Event Coming Up in May
From insideHPC

HPC User Forum: Virtual Event Coming Up in May

The HPC User Forum has been reconfigured as virtual events for 2021 and registration is now open for the May meeting at: www.hpcuserforum.com or directly at:  https...

Chipotle Wants to use Autonomous Nuro Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chipotle Wants to use Autonomous Nuro Delivery

           Surprising to me, given the number of delivery services out there.   Note the use of Nuro, which many retailers have tested.   Still...

 Preparing for Exascale: ALCF’s Aurora Early Science Program and Visualizing Cancer’s Spread
From insideHPC

 Preparing for Exascale: ALCF’s Aurora Early Science Program and Visualizing Cancer’s Spread

Scientists are preparing a cancer modeling study to run on Argonne’s upcoming Aurora supercomputer before it goes online in 2022. The U.S. Department of Energy’s...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Congrats Avi and Laci on the Abel Prize

The joy of knowing, understanding, and creating is common to all the sciences.—Vera Sós. Dorit Aharonov is a researcher in quantum computation. She was a Ph.D....

José Correia, University of Porto, Wins PRACE Best Poster Award at EuroHPC Summit
From insideHPC

José Correia, University of Porto, Wins PRACE Best Poster Award at EuroHPC Summit

PRACE has selected the winner of the PRACE Best Poster Award at PRACEdays21 during the EuroHPC Summit Week 2021 Digital from 22 to 26 March. The winner is JoséJos...

Intel Announces 5 CERN-Argonne oneAPI Challenge Winners
From insideHPC

Intel Announces 5 CERN-Argonne oneAPI Challenge Winners

Intel has announced the winners of the Great Cross-Architecture Challenge, a collaboration with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and Argonne...
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