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Random Thoughts on #CSTA2019
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Random Thoughts on #CSTA2019

I’m pretty sure I have been to every CSTA conference going back to when it was the CS & IT conference and there was no CSTA organization. This year’s was by far...

CSTA 2019 Day 3
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

CSTA 2019 Day 3

So I missed the opening keynote which I am sure was amazing but I spent the time catching up with a good friend who I see too rarely. Time well spend. Leigh Ann...

Nestle Open Blockchain Pilot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nestle Open Blockchain Pilot

Always impressed by Nestle's efforts in tech,    Note the consumer facing direction.  Again another example of seriousness in CPG, Retail and Supply Chain.  Here...

Wal-Mart and the Workforce of the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart and the Workforce of the Future

In HBS Working Knowledge, interesting view of changes in the workplace once it is digitized and moves towards automation.     With Wal-Mart as example.Walmart's...

Children's Intelligence in Connections and Flexibility
From The Eponymous Pickle

Children's Intelligence in Connections and Flexibility

I have a very young granddaughter, so I am alert to  examples of intelligence and how it can come about.  It is an old AI model,  if you could build a very flexible...

Google Cloud and NVIDIA Set New Training Records on MLPerf v0.6 Benchmark
From insideHPC

Google Cloud and NVIDIA Set New Training Records on MLPerf v0.6 Benchmark

Today the MLPerf effort released results for MLPerf Training v0.6, the second round of results from their machine learning training performance benchmark suite....

David Bader to Lead New Institute for Data Science at NJIT
From insideHPC

David Bader to Lead New Institute for Data Science at NJIT

Professor David Bader will lead the new Institute for Data Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Focused on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research...

Authorship Patterns via Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Authorship Patterns via Machine Learning

Although this about music, I like it as an example of pattern recognition, and useful as an exampled.  I note that the link is to the Financial Times, which has...

Explainable AI from Kyndi is Funded
From The Eponymous Pickle

Explainable AI from Kyndi is Funded

Quite a claim, like the components I see mentioned.  More explanation, logic, graphs, semantics ....  we explored and used them all,  is it enough for requiredKyndi...

The Challenges of Updating Scientific Codes for New HPC Architectures
From insideHPC

The Challenges of Updating Scientific Codes for New HPC Architectures

In this video from PASC19 in Zurich, Benedikt Riedel from the University of Wisconsin describes the challenges researchers face when it comes to updating theirThe...

Supercomputing Potential Impacts of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Potential Impacts of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size

National lab researchers from Lawrence Livermore and Berkeley Lab are using supercomputers to quantify earthquake hazard and risk across the Bay Area. Their work...

NEC Embraces Open Source Frameworks for SX-Aurora Vector Computing
From insideHPC

NEC Embraces Open Source Frameworks for SX-Aurora Vector Computing

In this video from ISC 2019, Dr. Erich Focht from NEC Deutschland GmbH describes how the company is embracing open source frameworks for the SX-Aurora TSUBASA Vector...

Tricks for Complex Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tricks for Complex Machine Learning

Always new and interesting ideas from DSC,  here is an example, join their group:7 Simple Tricks to Handle Complex Machine Learning IssuesPosted by Vincent Granville...

Data Analytics and Private Equity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Analytics and Private Equity

From the Wharton Customer Analytics Conference.In Knowledge@Wharton:Data Analytics Is (Slowly) Transforming Private EquityJul 08, 2019 North America Data analytics...

Amazon Alexa to give NHS Advice in UK
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Alexa to give NHS Advice in UK

Concern still exists about privacy.Amazon Alexa will now be giving out health advice to UK citizensThe UK’s National Health Service hopes that its partnership with...

Details of the Cloud Hopper Attacks
From Schneier on Security

Details of the Cloud Hopper Attacks

Reuters has a long article on the Chinese government APT attack called Cloud Hopper. It was much bigger than originally reported. The hacking campaign, known as...

CSTA 2019  Day 2
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

CSTA 2019 Day 2

I’m always skeptical about celebrity keynotes at education conferences so my expectations for Natasha Singer from the New York Times.were not high. I was pleasantly...

Parsing JSON using SIMD instructions on the Apple A12 processor
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Parsing JSON using SIMD instructions on the Apple A12 processor

Most modern processors have “SIMD instructions“. These instructions operate over wide registers, doing many operations at once. For example, you can easy subtract...

Blue Sky Ideas- AAAI-20 Senior Member Presentation Track Open
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Ideas- AAAI-20 Senior Member Presentation Track Open

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is sponsoring a Blue Sky Ideas Track at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20) in February...

Call for Submissions: Deep Learning on Supercomputers Workshop at SC19
From insideHPC

Call for Submissions: Deep Learning on Supercomputers Workshop at SC19

The Deep Learning (DL) on Supercomputers workshop has issued its Call for Submissions. Now in its third year, the workshop will be held with the SC19 conference...
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