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Computer Science Teacher or Teacher of Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Computer Science Teacher or Teacher of Computer Science

In some respects we have an identity problem in computer science education. Some of us think of ourselves as computer science teachers. Generally that means we...

Intel Chief Talks Augmented vs Artificial
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intel Chief Talks Augmented vs Artificial

Always interesting to hear opinions on rapidly emerging technologies from the big players.   Ultimately they must make the investments that need to be made.Artificial...

Chasing Focus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chasing Focus

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus     By Srini PillayThe ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables...

Disney and Kid-Robot Interactions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Disney and Kid-Robot Interactions

Interesting thought.  Applications to robot-people interactions?     Storytelling mentioned.   Robots as androids, or more generally as devices? Do COPPA,  andDisney...

How HPE is Approaching Exascale with Memory-Driven Computing
From insideHPC

How HPE is Approaching Exascale with Memory-Driven Computing

In this video from ISC 2017, Mike Vildibill describes how Hewlett Packard Enterprise describes why we need Exascale and how the company is pushing forward withHow...

Radio Free HPC Looks at Results from the ISC 2017 Student Cluster Competition
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at Results from the ISC 2017 Student Cluster Competition

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks back at the recent ISC 2017 conference and summarizes results from the Student Cluster Competition. "Eleven student...

Blue Sky Ideas Track at Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence in February 2018
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Ideas Track at Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence in February 2018

The Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 2-7, 2018. The purpose of the AAAI conference series...

Red Hat Debuts Multi-Architecture Solutions for HPC at ISC 2017
From insideHPC

Red Hat Debuts Multi-Architecture Solutions for HPC at ISC 2017

In this video, Yan Fisher from Red Hat describes the company's multi-architecture solutions that were on display at ISC 2017. "Historically, HPC workloads haveRed...

PSSC Labs Powers University of Dayton Atmospheric Optics Research
From insideHPC

PSSC Labs Powers University of Dayton Atmospheric Optics Research

PSSC Labs recently announced the deployment of a powerful, turn-key HPC Cluster for the University of Dayton’s Intelligent Optics Laboratory. "It was importantPSSC...

How we Draw
From The Eponymous Pickle

How we Draw

Fascinating piece on how different cultures draw, using the circle as an example.   A piece of metadata to understand and classify people and cultures?   Note Google's...

Now It's Easier than Ever to Steal Someone's Keys
From Schneier on Security

Now It's Easier than Ever to Steal Someone's Keys

The website key.me will make a duplicate key from a digital photo. If a friend or coworker leaves their keys unattended for a few seconds, you know what to do.....

Effectiveness of Retail Loyalty Programs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Effectiveness of Retail Loyalty Programs

Good piece, and especially discussion on use and effectiveness of retail loyalty programs.How can retailers make loyalty programs more effective?     by Tom Ryan...

Consumer Brands and Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consumer Brands and Blockchain

IBM piece. Refers to some work done by Wal-Mart using Blockchain.  But then takes it further.By Laurence Haziot, IBM Global Managing Director and General Manager...

Evolution of Amazon Recommender Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Evolution of Amazon Recommender Systems

Building a store for each consumer.  And how those consumers evolve over time?  Instructive piece. What is the driving force for change?  In IEEE Computer Society...

Tech Culture Can Change
From Apophenia

Tech Culture Can Change

We need: Recognition, Repentance, Respect, and Reparation. To be honest, what surprises me most about the current conversation about the inhospitable nature of...

CCC Welcomes New Council Members and Leadership!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Welcomes New Council Members and Leadership!

Saturday, July 1st, was the start of a new term at CCC! The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Chair Elizabeth Mynatt and Vice Chair Mark Hill are continuing...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Eric and Mike Turn 60

Birthday workshop at Rutgers last January Combined from source Eric Allender and Michael Saks have been leading lights in computing theory for four decades. They...

Dubai Deploying Autonomous Robotic Police Cars
From Schneier on Security

Dubai Deploying Autonomous Robotic Police Cars

It's hard to tell how much of this story is real and how much is aspirational, but it really is only a matter of time: About the size of a child's electric toy...

Twitter Chat - teaching computer science away from the computer #InfyEdChat
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Twitter Chat - teaching computer science away from the computer #InfyEdChat

I'm going to host a twitter chat on Monday, July 10, 5PM PT / 8PM ET. Join me to talk about teaching computer science away from the computer. Bring your ideas and...

Filling in Missing Data in Brain Scans
From The Eponymous Pickle

Filling in Missing Data in Brain Scans

Intriguing work that looks specifically at data from after-stroke brain scans.   And an example of how this method can be used more broadly.   Having AI based methods...
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