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Reactions to Images, Packaging as Password?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reactions to Images, Packaging as Password?

So could we use this differently?  Could your reaction to a product change its price,  or be a kind of loyalty connection?  Integrated with product detection in...

Women in HPC Workshop Returns to ISC 2018
From insideHPC

Women in HPC Workshop Returns to ISC 2018

The eighth international Women in HPC workshop will be held June 28 at ISC 2018 in Frankfurt. "This workshop provides leaders and managers in the HPC communityWomen...

Energy Efficiency and Water-Cool-Technology Innovations at Lenovo
From insideHPC

Energy Efficiency and Water-Cool-Technology Innovations at Lenovo

Karsten Kutzer from Lenovo gave this talk at the 2018 Swiss HPC Conference. "This session will discuss why water cooling is becoming more and more important for...

Science and Technology links (June 9th, 2018)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (June 9th, 2018)

A woman with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully cured using immunotherapy. She was preparing to die. She is now going to live hopefully many more years...

Free Books on Data Science and Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Free Books on Data Science and Machine Learning

KDNuggets has been very good in pointing these out.    Very high quality.  Good price (free).  We live in amazing times.  Books that cover breaking technology insights...

Radio Free HPC Looks at the New Summit Supercomputer at ORNL
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Looks at the New Summit Supercomputer at ORNL

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new 200 Petaflop Summit supercomputer that was unveiled this week at ORNL. "IBM designed a whole new heterogeneous...

Open Fog Consortium
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Fog Consortium

The Open Fog ConsortiumWelcome to the Fog Computing EraThe growth in IoT is explosive, impressive – and unsustainable under current architectural approaches. Many...

Job of the Week: Senior Engineer for HPC at Merck
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Senior Engineer for HPC at Merck

Merck in New Jersey is seeking a Senior Engineer for HPC in our Job of the Week. As a Senior Engineer in an Operations role of High Performance Computing your primary...

Fog Computing Meets the BlockChain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fog Computing Meets the BlockChain

Thought provoking idea.  If Fog Computing is computing on the Edge, especially in things like an IoT,  why think of this for a distributed ledger?  Because we don't...

Keras Workflow for Experiments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Keras Workflow for Experiments

I just reviewed and discarded several packages we used to experiment with neural nets in the late 90s.  Fairly easy to use, but little iterative architecture capability...

Kroger and Ocado for Delivery Options
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger and Ocado for Delivery Options

Kroger sees Ocado as key to its home delivery plans in FoodBusinessNewsKroger's deal with high-tech British retailer Ocado could lead to orders for its ClickList...

Machines Speaking for Themselves
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machines Speaking for Themselves

Pretty broad statement. What is the nature of this machine conversation?  The driving goal mentioned here of 'maintaining contact' is interesting.Machine Speak:...

[Book] Radical Help – by Hilary Cottam
From Putting People First

[Book] Radical Help – by Hilary Cottam

Radical Help – How we can remake the relationships between us and revolutionise the welfare state By Hilary Cottam Virago Publishing June 2018, 320 pages > Book...

Friday Squid Blogging: Extinct Relatives of Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Extinct Relatives of Squid

Interesting fossils. Note that a poster is available. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered...

Volkswagen Using Quantum Computing to Build Batteries
From The Eponymous Pickle

Volkswagen Using Quantum Computing to Build Batteries

Not quite understanding the physics and chemistry at work here,   but it is interesting that a major auto manufacturer is thinking this.  Will QC be used for combinatorially...

Thoughts on Textbooks in Progress
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Thoughts on Textbooks in Progress

My first published book, Microsoft Visual Basic FUNdamentals, came out 18 years ago. It was for Visual Basic version 6 and what I did was to take what and how I...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Hilbert’s Irreducibility Theorem

A pretty neat paper about a pretty neat theorem [ GLL edited ] Mark Villarino, William Gasarch, and Kenneth Regan are terrific writers. Bill is a co-author of a...

Joseph Novak and Learning/Sharing through Concept Mapping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Joseph Novak and Learning/Sharing through Concept Mapping

We very actively used some of Prof Joseph Novak's work to capture knowledge and use it to capture, understand and improve process.  That story is told in the Concept...

It will be About the Cobot
From The Eponymous Pickle

It will be About the Cobot

Not a new term: Cobot: Collaborative Robot. but fairly rarely used recently.  Does not have to mean a physical robot, but can also include collaborative AI systems...

ORNL Unveils Summit: World’s Fastest Supercomputer with 200 Petaflops of Performance
From insideHPC

ORNL Unveils Summit: World’s Fastest Supercomputer with 200 Petaflops of Performance

Today Energy Secretary Rick Perry unveiled Summit, the world's most powerful supercomputer. Powered by IBM POWER9 processors, 27,648 NVIDIA GPUs, and Mellanox InfiniBand...
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