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Computer Vision Assessing Cardiovascular Risk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computer Vision Assessing Cardiovascular Risk

From Google Research, an interesting application.  With considerable detail about the experimental approach.   Instructive.   Note its about risk rather than diagnosis...

Friday Squid Blogging: The Symbiotic Relationship Between the Bobtail Squid and a Particular Microbe
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: The Symbiotic Relationship Between the Bobtail Squid and a Particular Microbe

This is the story of the Hawaiian bobtail squid and Vibrio fischeri. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that...

More Cashierless Stores Planned: New Shopping Data?
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Cashierless Stores Planned: New Shopping Data?

Amazon showing some seriousness about the test, with more locations, some word was out there to the contrary.  Now what kind of additional data will this provide...

Competing with Amazon Go
From The Eponymous Pickle

Competing with Amazon Go

Pointing to other efforts under way, such as Project Kepler.  The tech is there, will it be effectively applied to customers that will use it?Will other Grocers...

Computers Too Human
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computers Too Human

Saw some of this in our own chatbot testing.     Also famously mentioned in studies of how people react to obviously non-human images in chat interactions, like...

Noise Robust Classifiers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Noise Robust Classifiers

May also provide better ways to understand how classifiers can be tested in varying environments.  Do not various contexts have likely kinds of adversarial noise...

Google Assistant to go more Multilingual
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Assistant to go more Multilingual

Given Google's considerable expertise in the space this could lead to some remarkable capabilities, see suggestions below and at link.   Here more about addingMultilingual...

Altair to boost UNLV Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Altair to boost UNLV Supercomputing

Today UNLV announced new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the university and Altair Engineering. "Per the agreement, Altair’s technology will enable Cherry...

Rigetti Computing Releases Forest 1.3 Quantum Software Platform
From insideHPC

Rigetti Computing Releases Forest 1.3 Quantum Software Platform

Rigetti Computing has released a new version of Forest, their quantum software platform. Forest 1.3 offers upgraded developer tools, improved stability, and faster...

D-Wave Completes Prototype of Next-Gen Quantum Processor
From insideHPC

D-Wave Completes Prototype of Next-Gen Quantum Processor

Today D-Wave Systems announced that the company has completed fabrication and testing of a working prototype next-generation processor, and the installation ofD...

Accessibility and Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Accessibility and Computer Science

I’ve been following, as much as one can, the SIGCSE conference via Twitter this week. One of the comments I read talked about how many places don’t teach accessibility...

Highest Peformance and Scalability for HPC and AI
From insideHPC

Highest Peformance and Scalability for HPC and AI

Scot Schultz from Mellanox gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "Today, many agree that the next wave of disruptive technology blurring the lines between...

Microsoft announcement of EAI in India
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Microsoft announcement of EAI in India

Today, International Mother Language Day, we announced support for EAI in Office 365 and Outlook.com.  We are focusing on Outlook and webmail for now, though we...

Microsoft Expands Bot Framework
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Expands Bot Framework

Was impressed when I saw a demo of Azure being used to build simple chatbots.  I thought then that it is about what services such systems could work with and their...

Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence

Below is from the talk mentioned above from our Linked Cognitive Systems Group.  Join us in future talks, many will be mentioned here.Blockchain and ArtificialDr...

Time Inconsistent Planning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Time Inconsistent Planning

Could such a method be used to plug into process models to include planning functions?Time-Inconsistent Planning: A Computational Problem in Behavioral Economics...

Can We Trust a Robot?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Can We Trust a Robot?

From Communications of the ACM: How Can We Trust a Robot?" by Benjamin Kuipers, says robots must be designed to understand and follow social norms. Kuipers describes...

Warm Water-Cooling enables a fanless design for new Lenovo ThinkSystem SD650
From insideHPC

Warm Water-Cooling enables a fanless design for new Lenovo ThinkSystem SD650

Today Lenovo unveiled the new ThinkSystem SD650 server Direct Water Cooling for energy-efficient, high-density computing. Already deployed at the Leibniz Supercomputing...

Lenovo ThinkSystem Servers Power 1.3 Petaflop Supercomputer at University of Southampton
From insideHPC

Lenovo ThinkSystem Servers Power 1.3 Petaflop Supercomputer at University of Southampton

OCF in the UK has deployed a new supercomputer at the University of Southampton. Named Iridis 5, the 1.3 Petaflop system will support research demanding traditional...
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