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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Explaining The Jaccard Metric

Why is it a metric? Composite of source 1, source 2 Paul Jaccard was a botanist who worked at ETH in Zurich during much of the first half of the 20th century. He...

Radical New Neural Network Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Radical New Neural Network Design

Less definition of the architecture it seems and training adapts to results.Radical New Neural Network Design Could Overcome Big Challenges in AI   in Technology...

Learn Chinese from a Smart Speaker
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learn Chinese from a Smart Speaker

Have been experimenting with smart speakers to learn, teach and improve conversational language skills.Here is an example from Indiegogo.   Note this is still in...

ACM-W Connections — December 2018
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

ACM-W Connections — December 2018

Letter from ACM-W Chair News from ACM-W Celebrations News from ACM-W Student Chapters Grace Hopper India 2018 News from ACM-W Europe Welcome from the ACM-W Chair...

Google to Stop Selling Facial Recognition for Now
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google to Stop Selling Facial Recognition for Now

Hmm, most everyone else will be selling face recognition products.  Can they also be also be 'having no potential for evil'?    Other technical topics of this sort...

Mastering Conversations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mastering Conversations

In the Google Blog, some useful thoughts on conversations.  We need to think about how we talk to machines, and with people.   How the Google Assistant masters—and...

Sensing in Complete Darkness: One Photon Per Pixel
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensing in Complete Darkness: One Photon Per Pixel

Appears to be a very valuable development in a number of sensing domains.MIT engineers have found a way to use AI to reveal objects in total darkness–even transparent...

Amazon and Medical Records
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon and Medical Records

Amazon is Showing Healthcare is the Next Big Thing for Machine LearningAmazon will save Healthcare industry $Billions via machine learning algorithm that extracts...

IBM Publishes Compendium of Ai Research Papers
From insideHPC

IBM Publishes Compendium of Ai Research Papers

Today IBM Research released a 2018 retrospective and blog essay by Dr. Dario Gil, COO of IBM Research, that provides a sneak-peek into the future of AI. Today we...

Sub Goal Labeling in Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Sub Goal Labeling in Computer Science

One of the interesting ideas in teaching computer science I have been looking at is sub-goal labeling. I’m experimenting with it but to be honest I don’t feel near...

Oracle Offers Bare Metal Instances for HPC in the Cloud
From insideHPC

Oracle Offers Bare Metal Instances for HPC in the Cloud

In this video from SC18, Karan Batta from Oracle describes how the company provides high performance computing in the Cloud with Bare Metal speed. "Oracle BareOracle...

Real-Time Attacks Against Two-Factor Authentication
From Schneier on Security

Real-Time Attacks Against Two-Factor Authentication

Attackers are targeting two-factor authentication systems: Attackers working on behalf of the Iranian government collected detailed information on targets and used...

Friday Squid Blogging: More Problems with the Squid Emoji
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: More Problems with the Squid Emoji

Piling on from last week's post, the squid emoji's siphon is in the wrong place. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in...

NVIDIA Sets Six Records in AI Performance
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Sets Six Records in AI Performance

This week NVIDIA announced that the company has broken a total of six performance records on a broad set of AI benchmarks. As a full suite, the benchmarks cover...

Video: How Altair Powers HPC with PBS Works
From insideHPC

Video: How Altair Powers HPC with PBS Works

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Altair CTO Sam Mahalingam describes how the company's PBS works software helps manufacturers build better products with design...

Blockchain Disruptive force for Car Connects?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blockchain Disruptive force for Car Connects?

Despite all the questioning press, large tech and automotive companies are still studying how to apply Blockchain for key applications, like trusted interaction...

From Computational Complexity

Inverting Onto Functions

Here's an open question that goes back to a 2003 paper  that I wrote with Steve Fenner, John Rogers and Ashish Naik. The conference paper goes back to 1996. In...

Tuya Introduces Family level security for Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tuya Introduces Family level security for Smart Homes

Via RFID Journal, have experimented  with their IOT offerings.Tuya Smart Intros Smart-Home IOT Security System Using Facial Recognition Tuya Smart, which produces...

Alexa Patents a form of Healthcare Assistance?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Patents a form of Healthcare Assistance?

Only a patent, so its hard to say where this might go.  Look at the link for more details.   Implying a diagnosis and  prescribing a remedy seems a dangerous direction...

Marriott Hack Reported as Chinese State-Sponsored
From Schneier on Security

Marriott Hack Reported as Chinese State-Sponsored

The New York Times and Reuters are reporting that China was behind the recent hack of Mariott Hotels. Note that this is still uncomfirmed, but interesting if it...
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