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Webcams and Maps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Webcams and Maps

My writing about the famous coffee pot Webcam, and its internet of things implications, reminded me of work we did looking at the output of public webcams as data...

Augmented Beauty
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Beauty

Another look at an old idea.  Been connected with a half dozen attempts.  Will augmented reality tech finally make this work?  See my tags below for more examples...

Faces of Customer Education
From The Eponymous Pickle

Faces of Customer Education

So what is the best way?   Advertisements?  Blogs?  Twitter Streams?  Have been operating with all of these for some time,  but what is engaging and efficient?The...

Overcome Resistance to Change by Enlisting the Right People
From The Eponymous Pickle

Overcome Resistance to Change by Enlisting the Right People

Just completed teaching a course at Columbia University on Change Management in Analytics.  Used some thoughts from this article.   Good thoughts.Overcome Resistance...

Dell EMC & Cycle Computing to offer Cloud Software and Services for HPC
From insideHPC

Dell EMC & Cycle Computing to offer Cloud Software and Services for HPC

Today Cycle Computing announced that Dell EMC will offer its software and services as an option with Dell EMC HPC Systems. At Dell EMC, we are constantly looking...

Win a Cluster for your Institution with the 2017 Research Cluster Grant
From insideHPC

Win a Cluster for your Institution with the 2017 Research Cluster Grant

Today Silicon Mechanics announced the opening of the 6th Annual Research Cluster Grant (RCG) program. "We hope you will consider this opportunity to support your...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

GLL At the Chess Match

Dick and I will be on Sunday’s game telecast Business Insider source Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Sergey Karjakin of Russia are midway through their world championship...

Character Filtering
From The Noisy Channel

Character Filtering

Search queries are made up of characters. It’s easy to take characters for granted; indeed, people who have never implemented a search… Continue reading on Query...

AI, Robots Won't Try To Kill Us
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI, Robots Won't Try To Kill Us

I mentioned this Stanford study when it came out.   Worth the read.  Now Fast Company takes a closer look.   'Try' is the operative word. Long view is right, with...

Minds, Machines, Precision and the Internet of Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

Minds, Machines, Precision and the Internet of Things

Timothy Chou writes:" ... On the heels of the successful Minds+Machines 2016,  the IoT Institute has launched a class, which uses my new book, Precision, as the...

Video: For Precision Medicine, HPC Matters at SC16
From insideHPC

Video: For Precision Medicine, HPC Matters at SC16

In this video from SC16, Steve Conway from IDC moderates a panel discussion on Precision Medicine. "Recently, DOE Secretary Moniz, VA Secretary MacDonald, NCI Director...

Huawei Showcases FusionServer X6000 at SC16
From insideHPC

Huawei Showcases FusionServer X6000 at SC16

"Huawei's new-generation FusionServer X6000 HPC platform, based on the Intel Scalable System Framework, provides the balanced performance, scalability, and flexibility...

Paro Therapeutic Robot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Paro Therapeutic Robot

A friend, who works in home health care, sent me a note about the Paro Therapeutic Robot.  She saw it live and was impressed.  Comes out of work in Japan, where...

Recommender Systems Beyond Matrix Completion
From The Eponymous Pickle

Recommender Systems Beyond Matrix Completion

Recommender Systems: Beyond Matrix Completion/AbstractBy Dietmar Jannach, Paul Resnick, Alexander Tuzhilin, Markus ZankerCommunications of the ACM, Vol. 59 No.Abstract...

New Chip Usage to Power AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Chip Usage to Power AI

Re-using chip designs to perform the methods used for AI applications.  Now new chip designs are in play.Intel Looks to a New Chip to Power the Coming Age of AI...

A conversation with Dan Ariely about what shapes our motivations
From Putting People First

A conversation with Dan Ariely about what shapes our motivations

A professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, Dan Ariely relentlessly examines our assumptions about ourselves—and finds they’re oftenA...

Friday Squid Blogging: Peruvian Squid Fishermen Are Trying to Diversify
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Peruvian Squid Fishermen Are Trying to Diversify

Squid catch is down, so fisherman are trying to sell more processed product. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the...

Putting Coffee Machines on the IOT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Putting Coffee Machines on the IOT

It has long been a challenge to connect coffee machines to the internet.   Something comfortable.about making coffee available reliably at all times and letting...

Smartphone Secretly Sends Private Data to China
From Schneier on Security

Smartphone Secretly Sends Private Data to China

This is pretty amazing: International customers and users of disposable or prepaid phones are the people most affected by the software. But the scope is unclear...

Truth and Fiction in Programming Memes
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Truth and Fiction in Programming Memes

I ran into a couple of images with messages about programming today. One I think is useful. The other I think is the opposite of useful. The first one is cute.I...
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