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Robot Trains for Clogged Infrastructure
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Trains for Clogged Infrastructure

 Intriguing solution.How to Move More Goods Through America's Clogged Infrastructure? Robot TrainsThe Wall Street Journal, Christopher Mims, October 9, 2021Autonomous...

Facebook's Tools can Target a Single User
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook's Tools can Target a Single User

Well I would think the title above is clearly true, but the question is how effective is it in a useful context? And is that ethically more powerful than a typical...

Pentagon Predicting Events
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pentagon Predicting Events

Long after I worked for NCSS at the Pentagon,  but you could start to hear the same questions at the time, when we were predicting events using large scale visualization...

Join insideHPC at Today’s HPE Exascale Day Broadcast
From insideHPC

Join insideHPC at Today’s HPE Exascale Day Broadcast

Exascale Day, today, is a special occasion for HPE, which isn’t surprising considering that the company is the prime contractor for two of the first three exascale...

From Computational Complexity

Is MATH Ready for P=NP? Is Alexandra Fahrenthold Ready for P=NP?

(This post was inspired by Harry Lewis emailing me about his granddaughter.) Harry Lewis's grand daughter Alexandra Fahrenthold (see both pictures) wants informationon...

Adaptive Queueing Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Adaptive Queueing Systems

Did quite a bit of work in queueing systsems.  Even recently saw a presentation by McDonald's on how they address drive-through and the resulting queues/Mathematicians...

More Smart Glasses
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Smart Glasses

Additional experiments with the idea.  Will this become common, replacing phones and watches?TCL unveils Thunderbird Smart Glasses with a full-color transparent...

Better Detection of Earthquakes with Machine Learniing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Better Detection of Earthquakes with Machine Learniing

New work in the space using Machine Learning, we had proposed related methods when studying neural models.  Here a convolutional neural network.Researchers Create...

Robots Learning to Walk with an Obstacle Course
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots Learning to Walk with an Obstacle Course

 Establishing a means for training that matches the elements of the real word. Virtual Obstacle Courses Help Real Robots Learn to WalkWired, Will Knight, October...

A VR exploration of the Universe
From The Eponymous Pickle

A VR exploration of the Universe

With my background in astronomy I relish the thought.    An ideal application given all the data we have gathered. General availability? Will be looking for this...

Science and Technology links (October 16th 2021)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (October 16th 2021)

The thymus is an important component of our immune system. As we age, the thymus degenerates and our immune system becomes less fit: emotional and physical distress...

MIT and QCRI Deep Learning Predicts Traffic Accidents
From The Eponymous Pickle

MIT and QCRI Deep Learning Predicts Traffic Accidents

And forecasting generalizes to multiple cities. Deep Learning Helps Predict Traffic Crashes Before They HappenMIT News, Rachel Gordon, October 12, 2021A deep learning...

Trustworthy AI Blog
From The Eponymous Pickle

Trustworthy AI Blog

IBM Writes on Trustworthy AI in a new Blog:Financial services: Trustworthy AI’s promise and payoffIBM, Forrester, UBS, Regions Bank, and State Bank of India show...

Damkroger Said to Be Out as Head of Intel HPC
From insideHPC

Damkroger Said to Be Out as Head of Intel HPC

Word is circulating that Trish Damkroger, vice president and general manager of Intel’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Group, will leave her position and be replaced...

Deepfake Voices Fool Human, Smart Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deepfake Voices Fool Human, Smart Assistants

A Concern.AI-Generated Deepfake Voices Can Fool Humans, Smart AssistantsBy New Scientist, October 14, 2021Freely available voice-mimicking software can deceiveThe...

Nissan Intelligent Auto Plant
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nissan Intelligent Auto Plant

A more intelligent robotic automobile plant at Nissan.  Smart Robots Do All the Work at Nissan's 'Intelligent' PlantAssociated Press, Yuri Kageyama  October 8,Nissan...

LED Display of incoming Data Through Clothing
From The Eponymous Pickle

LED Display of incoming Data Through Clothing

All the Information You Need Could Be in Your PocketUniversity of Waterloo Cheriton School of Computer Science (Canada)October 12, 2021Researchers at the University...

Appentra and Fujitsu in HPC Collaboration
From insideHPC

Appentra and Fujitsu in HPC Collaboration

A Coruña, Spain – Oct. 14, 2021 — Fujitsu and Appentra, maker of Parallelware Analyzer to boost the performance of C/C++ code, and Fujitsu have announced a framework...

What makes Quantum Computing so Hard to Understand
From The Eponymous Pickle

What makes Quantum Computing so Hard to Understand

 Yes, when I first took an advanced  physics course I ran into this.  Physics is a very strictly well ruled thing, with 'constants'  of all sorts.  So if you remember...

From Computational Complexity

A Young Person's Game?

When László Babai first announced his graph isomorphism in quasipolynomial time result, I wroteWe think of theory as a young person's game, most of the big breakthroughs...
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