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Motivation and Goodwill
From The Eponymous Pickle

Motivation and Goodwill

Intriguing motivation augmentation via goodwill?  How universally and continuously does this work with other goals?New Tool Shows Goodwill May Trump Profit as Work...

Micron Starts Volume Production of 1z Nanometer DRAM Process Node
From insideHPC

Micron Starts Volume Production of 1z Nanometer DRAM Process Node

Today Micron Technology announced advancements in DRAM scaling, making Micron the first memory company to begin mass production of 16Gb DDR4 products using 1z nm...

Brief History of Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brief History of Blockchain

Very nicely done,  mostly non-technical.  Good visuals of the concepts.  With some forward predictions.   This emphasizes Blockchain-Ledger rather than cryptocurrency...

Supercomputing Galactic Winds with Cholla
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Galactic Winds with Cholla

Using the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team of astrophysicists created a set of galactic wind simulations of the highest resolution ever...

And So It Begins–School year 2019 2020
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

And So It Begins–School year 2019 2020

Tomorrow (Monday) I will meet the new freshmen in my study hall. And I’ll finish getting my room ready for the new school year. First day of real classes is Tuesday...

Wal-Mart Patents a Blockchain Digital Currency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Patents a Blockchain Digital Currency

Wal-mart has already experimented with the underlying tech for produce tracking.   Is this beyond that? Or an extension of distributed ledger?  Intriguing all around...

Robots for Lonliness
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots for Lonliness

Have followed the Japanese eldercare efforts, pushed by Japan's demographics, for some time.Bringing robots home eases lonelinessBy Ikuko Mitsuda / Yomiuri Shimbun...

Martin, thanks for the kind words.
From The Noisy Channel

Martin, thanks for the kind words.

Martin, thanks for the kind words. The TunkRank that Jason Adams implemented has been down for a while. I’m not aware of any other implementation that is available...

Machine to Machine Interfaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine to Machine Interfaces

Fascinating piece.  ultimately it is all about machines cooperating seamlessly.    We take it for granted they will be designed to do that, but its not entirely...

Science and Technology links (August 17th 2019)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (August 17th 2019)

Google may soon release an augmented-reality version of Google Maps for mobile phones. I have always found it difficult to identify the streets I see in an unfamiliar...

IKEA Going Smart Home Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

IKEA Going Smart Home Tech

Will be interesting to watch, have an IKEA down the street, will be dropping in to hear of their plans.Ikea goes all in on smart home tech‘We are just getting started...

HPC Innovation Excellence Award Showcases Physics-based Scientific Discovery
From insideHPC

HPC Innovation Excellence Award Showcases Physics-based Scientific Discovery

A collaboration that includes researchers from NERSC was recently honored with an HPC Innovation Excellence Award for their work on “Physics-Based UnsupervisedHPC...

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Specialist at New York University
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Specialist at New York University

New York University is seeking a Senior HPC Specialist in our Job of the Week. "In this role, you will provide technical leadership in design, development, installation...

Wearable Sweat Sensors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wearable Sweat Sensors

Recall some research using sweat as a means of diagnosing.Wearable sensors detect what's in your sweatby Kara Manke, University of California - BerkeleyNeedle pricks...

How AI and 5G will Interact
From The Eponymous Pickle

How AI and 5G will Interact

More data, faster responses, stronger engagement.    All likely to follow.When AI and 5G Combine, Watch For a New Generation of Applications   By AI Trends Staff...

UPS Invests in Self-Driving Trucks
From The Eponymous Pickle

UPS Invests in Self-Driving Trucks

Could create a considerable change in supply chain operations and improvement.UPS invests in autonomous truck startup in BloombergUPS has invested an undisclosed...

Cashierless Stores Advance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cashierless Stores Advance

Reducing friction in retail to give an edge and decrease costs.Cashierless Stores Make Inroads in U.S. The Wall Street JournalBy John MurawskiU.S. retailers are...

Friday Squid Blogging: Robot Squid Propulsion
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Robot Squid Propulsion

Interesting research: The squid robot is powered primarily by compressed air, which it stores in a cylinder in its nose (do squids have noses?). The fins and arms...

Echo Auto now in Operation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Echo Auto now in Operation

Just started using Amazon Echo Auto, after waiting nearly a year for a beta.  Works well.  Previous third part solution sallowed you limited access to your Alexa...

Assistant Translation Services by Baidu
From The Eponymous Pickle

Assistant Translation Services by Baidu

One business use of assistants is language translation.    While translation today is very good, its still not contextually perfect.  But then neither are people...
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