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Amazon, Whole Foods and Prime
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon, Whole Foods and Prime

Amazon improves connections between their online Prime buying club benefits and their brick and mortar acquisitions.  Whole Food 5% discount with Amazon Rewards...

Malicious Use of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Malicious Use of AI

Non technical, overview look at where we needAI ripe for exploitation, experts warn   By Jane Wakefield in the BBCDrones turned into missiles, fake videos manipulating...

State of Linux Containers
From insideHPC

State of Linux Containers

Christian Kniep from Docker Inc. gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "This talk will recap the history of and what constitutes Linux Containers, before...

Open Letter to People at #SIGCSE2018
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Open Letter to People at #SIGCSE2018

The Annual SIGCSE Technical Symposium is taking place in Baltimore this week.  Some of the best minds in computer science education are sharing ideas in sessions...

Programming Patterns For Beginners
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Programming Patterns For Beginners

Ever since I read those papers on the Rainfall program (How Hard Is That Programming Problem?)  I’ve been thinking about patterns in problem solving and programming...

Samsung Unveils 30.72TB Enterprise SSD
From insideHPC

Samsung Unveils 30.72TB Enterprise SSD

Today Samsung announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s largest capacity SAS solid state drive – the PM1643 – for use in next-generation enterprise...

Predicting Earthquakes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Earthquakes

Had seen a number of research efforts here,  another move ... Today, A.I. helps detect tiny earthquakes. Tomorrow, it might predict the big oneEarthquakes are notoriously...

Thinking deeply about Reinforcement Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thinking deeply about Reinforcement Learning

Remember reading about reinforcement learning, having designed more mundane neural network deep learning,  and thinking, but how do you design the 'objective function'...

WekaIO: Making Machine Learning Compute-Bound Again
From insideHPC

WekaIO: Making Machine Learning Compute-Bound Again

We are going to present WekaIO, the lowest latency, highest throughput file system solution that scales to 100s of PB in a single namespace supporting the mostWekaIO...

NIST Announces 2018 Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunity
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIST Announces 2018 Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunity


New Spectre/Meltdown Variants
From Schneier on Security

New Spectre/Meltdown Variants

Researchers have discovered new variants of Spectre and Meltdown. The software mitigations for Spectre and Meltdown seem to block these variants, although the eventual...

Search Results Presentation
From The Noisy Channel

Search Results Presentation

Until now, we’ve mostly focused on query processing — which is to be expected, given that this series is about query understanding. But given that searchers are...

Iterating over set bits quickly
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Iterating over set bits quickly

A common problem in my line of work is to iterate over the set bits (bits having value 1) in a large array. My standard approach involves a “counting trailing zeroes...

HPE wins supercomputer contract for DoD Modernization Program
From insideHPC

HPE wins supercomputer contract for DoD Modernization Program

Today HPE announced it has been selected to provide new supercomputers for the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) to accelerate the development...

Spotify to Build Own Speakers?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Spotify to Build Own Speakers?

In CIO: Another competitor in the ranks.  Now from a Music aggregator.  What kind of  other Assistant aspects will it include?  Recall how Spotify was designing...

Video: The Sierra Supercomputer – Science and Technology on a Mission
From insideHPC

Video: The Sierra Supercomputer – Science and Technology on a Mission

Adam Bertsch from LLNL gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "Our next flagship HPC system at LLNL will be called Sierra. A collaboration between multiple...

Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at AAAI-18
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at AAAI-18


Talk on AI and Blockchain this Thursday
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talk on AI and Blockchain this Thursday

In our CSIG group.  Join us.  Relates to our work underway regarding Smart Contracts ...Date and Time :  Feb 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am US EasternZoom meeting...

Work on 1000 Year Clock Begins
From The Eponymous Pickle

Work on 1000 Year Clock Begins

Also known as the most famous part of the Long Now Project.  About long term thinking.  Followed it closely in its early days via our work with the Institute for...

Immersive Terf
From The Eponymous Pickle

Immersive Terf

Immersive Terf.  Was reminded of Qwaq, which we examined for 3D Immersive collaboration.   To provide a virtual-world style collaboration.   Is it useful to have...
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