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SHA-1 Collision Found
From Schneier on Security

SHA-1 Collision Found

The first collision in the SHA-1 hash function has been found. This is not a surprise. We've all expected this for over a decade, watching computing power increase...

SIGACT Distinguished Service Prize Call, 2017
From My Biased Coin

SIGACT Distinguished Service Prize Call, 2017

Call for Nominations2017 SIGACT Distinguished Service Prize The Theory community benefits in many ways from the dedicated service, above and beyond the call of...

Superintelligence Considered
From The Eponymous Pickle

Superintelligence Considered

Quite late, but making my way through the well known Superintelligence book by Nick Bostrom. Some quite fascinating statistics of the futurist kind that are worth...

What to Expect from AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

What to Expect from AI

What to Expect from AI.  Reasonably good overview from MIT Sloan Review.  An executive overview,  some registration required for the full report.  " ... To understand...

Role of Dialog Talk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Role of Dialog Talk

From Today's talk:Murray Campbell on  “The Role of Dialog in Augmented Intelligence”   IBM ResearchSlides.    Talk recording. 

Job of the Week: GPU Performance Analysis Architect at Nvidia
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: GPU Performance Analysis Architect at Nvidia

Nvidia is seeking a GPU Performance Analysis Architect in our Job of the Week. "The NVIDIA GPU Compute Architecture group is seeking world-class architects to analyze...

Applications Now Open for Student Volunteers at SC17 Conference
From insideHPC

Applications Now Open for Student Volunteers at SC17 Conference

Applications are now being accepted for the Student Volunteers program at the SC17 conference to be held Nov. 12-17 in Denver. Both undergraduate and graduate students...

Video: Multi-Physics Methods, Modeling, Simulation & Analysis
From insideHPC

Video: Multi-Physics Methods, Modeling, Simulation & Analysis

"Through multiscale simulation of the circulatory system, it is now possible to model this surgery and optimize it using the state of the art optimization techniques...

Jennifer Chayes from Microsoft Research to Keynote ISC 2017
From insideHPC

Jennifer Chayes from Microsoft Research to Keynote ISC 2017

Today ISC 2017 announced that data scientist, Prof. Dr. Jennifer Tour Chayes from Microsoft Research will give the opening keynote at the conference. “I'll discuss...

NSF and Big Data Hubs Receive Cloud Credits for Big Data Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF and Big Data Hubs Receive Cloud Credits for Big Data Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, and Microsoft will participate in it’s new Critical Techniques,...

Intel DAAL Accelerates Data Analytics and Machine Learning
From insideHPC

Intel DAAL Accelerates Data Analytics and Machine Learning

Intel DAAL is a high-performance library specifically optimized for big data analysis on the latest Intel platforms, including Intel Xeon®, and Intel Xeon Phi™....

From Computational Complexity

Ken Arrow and Oscars Voting

Kenneth Arrow, the Nobel Prize winning economist known for his work on social choice and general equilibrium, passed away Tuesday at the age of 95. I can't cover...

Global Impact of Open Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Global Impact of Open Data

Free EBook from O'Reilly. The Global Impact of Open DataKey Findings from Detailed Case Studies Around the WorldOpen data has spurred economic innovation, social...

On the Future of TV
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Future of TV

Walt Mossberg looks at the future of TV,   from cable driven to TV as an intelligent service  A thoughtful and frustrating view of progress.  I am ready to tryMossberg...

Mentor Graphics Adds Univa Grid Engine to Veloce Emulation Platform
From insideHPC

Mentor Graphics Adds Univa Grid Engine to Veloce Emulation Platform

"It is extremely important that customers using the Veloce emulation platform maximize the usability of their datacenter-based emulation resources," said Eric Selosse...

Asetek Enters Product Development Agreement with Major Datacenter Player
From insideHPC

Asetek Enters Product Development Agreement with Major Datacenter Player

Today liquid-cooling technology provider Asetek announced that the company has signed a development agreement with a "major player" in the data center space. "This...

Role of Dialog in Augmented Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Role of Dialog in Augmented Intelligence

Looking forward to this talk,  precisely what we attempted in a number of expertise augmentation and Bot delivery applications.  Its still a big challenge,DearThis...

CCC @ AAAS 2017- Health in Your Pocket: Diagnosing and Treating Disease with Smartphones
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC @ AAAS 2017- Health in Your Pocket: Diagnosing and Treating Disease with Smartphones

The following blog post is by CCC Director Ann Drobnis with contributions from Gregory Hager, Member of the CCC Healthcare task force and Director of the Malone...

Smart Home is Where the Bot is
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Home is Where the Bot is

McKinsey on Bots in the home.A smart home is where the bot isBy Jean-Baptiste Coumau, Hiroto Furuhashi, and Hugo Sarrazin  Within a decade, our living spaces will...

Emerson Roxar Applies ebb3 Remote Visualization for Oil & Gas
From insideHPC

Emerson Roxar Applies ebb3 Remote Visualization for Oil & Gas

Today UK-based ebb3 announced that Emerson Automation Solutions is deploying high-performance software for the oil and gas industry virtually using ebb3’s remote...
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