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Why Technologists Need to Get Involved in Public Policy
From Schneier on Security

Why Technologists Need to Get Involved in Public Policy

Last month, I gave a 15-minute talk in London titled: "Why technologists need to get involved in public policy." In it, I try to make the case for public-interest...

I think the even more interesting case for using supply or demand is where supply vastly outstrips…
From The Noisy Channel

I think the even more interesting case for using supply or demand is where supply vastly outstrips…

I think the even more interesting case for using supply or demand is where supply vastly outstrips demand and most intents are in the tail, e.g., searching through...

Patent Portfolio Strategies of Amazon, Qualcomm, Tencent
From The Eponymous Pickle

Patent Portfolio Strategies of Amazon, Qualcomm, Tencent

Points to some marketing reports available for a fee.   At the link.Artificial Intelligence (AI) Patent Portfolio Strategies of Amazon & Qualcomm, and AI Investments...

Codeplay SYCL 1.2.1 Solution offers an Open Alternative to CUDA
From insideHPC

Codeplay SYCL 1.2.1 Solution offers an Open Alternative to CUDA

Today Codeplay announced the world's first fully-conformant SYCL 1.2.1 Solution. "As a non-proprietary alternative to the incumbent CUDA, SYCL is an open standard...

SC19 Session Preview: Whither Advanced Scientific Computing After Exascale Is Achieved?
From insideHPC

SC19 Session Preview: Whither Advanced Scientific Computing After Exascale Is Achieved?

"The goal of this BoF is to discuss the landscape for advanced scientific computing after the United States achieves the exascale milestone. What are possible future...

Designing Scalable HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data, and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems
From insideHPC

Designing Scalable HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data, and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems

DK Panda from Ohio State University gave this talk at the UK HPC Conference. "This talk will focus on challenges in designing HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data and HPC...

Retailwire: Why Brands Are Moving Direct-To-Consumer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retailwire: Why Brands Are Moving Direct-To-Consumer

From Yesterdays webinar:If you would like to see a recording of the webinar or refer it to others, you'll find it in our Resources section:  Recording and PDF Slides...

Energy Exascale Earth System Model to Accelerate Climate Research
From insideHPC

Energy Exascale Earth System Model to Accelerate Climate Research

As one of the Grand Challenges of our time, climate modeling typically requires long run times and huge computational resources. Sandia National Laboratories has...

November Informs Analytics E Mag
From The Eponymous Pickle

November Informs Analytics E Mag

The latest Analytics Mag from the Informs Group.   Below some quick summaries of key articles, plus lots more at the link.  Always informative.Beyond Cross Industry...

Robotic Grip Improved
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Grip Improved

Grip is a big thing in robotics.  This will be a big deal for classic smart home applications for eldercare.  And in factory manufacturing applications.Giving robots...

40 Machine Learning Tutorials from DSC
From The Eponymous Pickle

40 Machine Learning Tutorials from DSC

This group of tutorials via DSC looks good.  And to get full access you need to join as a member, which I always recommend.   Its free.  If you like self-study,...

Adding a Hardware Backdoor to a Networked Computer
From Schneier on Security

Adding a Hardware Backdoor to a Networked Computer

Interesting proof of concept: At the CS3sthlm security conference later this month, security researcher Monta Elkins will show how he created a proof-of-concept...

Social Credits Used in Silicon Valley?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Credits Used in Silicon Valley?

Interesting claim, but a formal one?Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system in FastcompanyIn China, scoring citizens’ behavior is...

From Computational Complexity

2019 Fall Jobs Post

Starting PhD students over time would always assume that the computer science academic job market would be a strong or as weak when they graduate as it is whenCRA...

P&G Hires People with Autism for RPA
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Hires People with Autism for RPA

  I had not heard they were specifically hiring people with autism for RPA and process modeling jobs,  is there specific data out there indicating this is a particularly...

Nominations Open for James Corones Award Recognizing Science Leadership
From insideHPC

Nominations Open for James Corones Award Recognizing Science Leadership

Nominations are now open for the James Corones Award, honoring a scientist or engineer who demonstrates integrity and engagement in their field. "The James Corones...

Advancing Progress in Life Sciences
From insideHPC

Advancing Progress in Life Sciences

In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Christian Marcazzo, VP and general manager at IDBS highlights trends in life sciences research and...

ColdQuanta to Accelerate Commercial Deployment of Quantum Atomic Systems
From insideHPC

ColdQuanta to Accelerate Commercial Deployment of Quantum Atomic Systems

Today ColdQuanta announced it has been awarded $1M from NASA’s Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program. The program will enable ColdQuanta to develop...

Cortical.io Demonstrates Natural Language Understanding Inspired by Neuroscience
From insideHPC

Cortical.io Demonstrates Natural Language Understanding Inspired by Neuroscience

In this video, Cortical.io CEO Francisco Webber demonstrates how the company's software running on Xilinx FPGAs breaks new ground in the field of natural language...

State of Retail Supply Chains
From The Eponymous Pickle

State of Retail Supply Chains

Via Retailwire, the state of the Retail supply chains from Eft.   At the link you can sign in and get the full report.  Key takeaways below not new or unexpected...
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