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Where should you put your data scientists?
From The Noisy Channel

Where should you put your data scientists?

Today I had the honor of delivering the keynote address at Hilary Mason’s Fast Forward Labs Data Leadership Conference in New York. It was…Continue reading on Medium...

'Take Your Kid to Work Day' Coding Workshop with ScratchJr
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

'Take Your Kid to Work Day' Coding Workshop with ScratchJr

A new professional development day was recently added to our local school board's calendar. One of my colleagues, John Duff, made the brilliant suggestion to have...

Samsung's Personal Assistant: Otto
From The Eponymous Pickle

Samsung's Personal Assistant: Otto

And yet another assistant example: Samsung's Otto.  Always attentive.  Seemingly more oriented to the internet of things. Mode video directed like a security camera...

From Computational Complexity

Claude Shannon (1916-2001)

Claude Shannon was born hundred years ago Saturday. Shannon had an incredible career but we know him best for his 1948 paper A Mathematical Theory of Communication...

Test Early and Often
From Blog@Ubiquity

Test Early and Often

Developing software requires a mix of analytical and creative approaches, involving different types of people who have different blends of thinking. But how can...

ACM Recognizes Former CCC Council Member Eric Horvitz
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

ACM Recognizes Former CCC Council Member Eric Horvitz

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced the recipients of four prestigious technical awards. These innovators were selected by their peers for...

Seeing AI Interest and an AI Talent Grab
From The Eponymous Pickle

Seeing AI Interest and an AI Talent Grab

Indications of where the interest is, and where the talent is coming from.  I see it myself in a number of general inquiries I see that ask  How do we do that?what...

Video: HPE Persistent Memory
From insideHPC

Video: HPE Persistent Memory

"HPE Persistent Memory products deliver the performance of memory with the persistence of traditional storage. The HPE 8GB NVDIMM Module is the first offering in...

Report: US At Risk of Falling Behind in Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Report: US At Risk of Falling Behind in Supercomputing

Today the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) published a new report that urges U.S. policymakers to take decisive steps to ensure the United...

Interview: Jeff Bonwick on the Secret Sauce behind DSSD
From insideHPC

Interview: Jeff Bonwick on the Secret Sauce behind DSSD

We caught up Jeff Bonwick from DSSD to learn more about their exciting storage technology for HPC. "Our mission statement was four words: fastest storage on earth...

Slidecast: Getting Started with HPC using the New IBM Platform LSF Suites
From insideHPC

Slidecast: Getting Started with HPC using the New IBM Platform LSF Suites

In this slidecast, Gabor Samu from IBM describes the newly available IBM Platform LSF Suites for Workgroup and HPC. Designed to make it much easier to "kick the...

Code Modernization for High Performance Hardware
From insideHPC

Code Modernization for High Performance Hardware

"Parallel software and parallel hardware, used together will give the best results for an application. If the application is serial in nature, and the processor...

McDonalds and Gaming Tablets
From The Eponymous Pickle

McDonalds and Gaming Tablets

In the Verge: A look at how McDonald's is testing and potentially integrating tablets into store experiences.  Not enough detail in the article.  This opens the...

Amazon Unlimited Fraud
From Schneier on Security

Amazon Unlimited Fraud

Amazon Unlimited is a all-you-can-read service. You pay one price and can read anything that's in the program. Amazon pays authors out of a fixed pool, on the basis...

Augmented games can increase the diversity of sports
From Phys.org Technology News

Augmented games can increase the diversity of sports

Augmented climbing wall increases social interaction, helps to attract wider target audiences and empowers users to become content creators.

Body Electric
From Phys.org Technology News

Body Electric

Ever played with K'nex? If so, you know how the construction set, a classic for any child growing up in the '90s, can create more than just toys. It can build rollercoasters...

Wal-Mart Largest IT Investor
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Largest IT Investor

Surprising that they are tops across industries:  Details.  In RISNews: " ... For the second year in a row retail powerhouse Walmart has spent the most money on...

2016 Cutler-Bell Prize contest now OPEN!
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

2016 Cutler-Bell Prize contest now OPEN!

The Cutler-Bell Prize is awarded to outstanding high school students who do computer science work well beyond the bounds of an ordinary high school computer science...

Smartstones and Speech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smartstones and Speech

Mentioned here a number of times, I have a small connection ...An Entrepreneur Makes Speech a Reality for All" ... Smartstones, Inc., a company taking great leaps...

Computing Community Consortium Symposium
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing Community Consortium Symposium

Over the past 10 years, the Computing Community Consortium has hosted dozens of research visioning workshops to imagine, discuss, and debate the future of computing...
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