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Japanese Translation of the CCC’s Next Steps in Quantum Computing Report Now Available
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Japanese Translation of the CCC’s Next Steps in Quantum Computing Report Now Available

In May 2018, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) hosted a workshop on quantum computing, titled Next Steps in Quantum Computing: Computer Science’s Role. The...

Explaining Facts Over Knowledge Graphs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Explaining Facts Over Knowledge Graphs

Of general interest, linking explanation and knowledge graphs.  Technical.ExFaKT: a framework for explaining facts over knowledge graphs and text in AcolyerExFaKT...

Cutting Through 5G Hype
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cutting Through 5G Hype

Seems to be a major issue, especially with regard to how smart homes, and connected automobiles will be implemented.  McKinsey reports on the hype, with predictions...

Qualcomm Goes All-in with Voice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Qualcomm Goes All-in with Voice

This was surprising, had a chat with Qualcomm recently and it did not come up.  Examining what this looks like.   Test examples out there?  Send them along. Qualcomm...

Details on Recent DNS Hijacking
From Schneier on Security

Details on Recent DNS Hijacking

At the end of January the US Department of Homeland Security issued a warning regarding serious DNS hijacking attempts against US government domains. Brian Krebs...

Streaming Applications
From The Eponymous Pickle

Streaming Applications

Streaming applications, the only system I have worked with that does this is Splunk.  Also well known is Flink.   Usually large scale. Many other approaches exist...

Wal-Mart Testing Digital Shelf Tags
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Testing Digital Shelf Tags

An idea that has been around for a long time, we tested it extensively.  Costs versus value often interfered.  Now both Kroger and Wal-Mart appear serious withWalmart...

More fun with fast remainders when the divisor is a constant
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

More fun with fast remainders when the divisor is a constant

In software, compilers can often optimize away integer divisions, and replace them with cheaper instructions, especially when the divisor is a constant. I recently...

Stats on Skills and Usage on Alexa vs Google Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stats on Skills and Usage on Alexa vs Google Assistants

Considerable Details at the LinkGoogle Assistant Actions up 2.5x in 2018 to reach 4,253 in the US  By Sarah Perez in TechCrunchIn addition to competing for smart...

Smart Headlights:  Adaptive Driving Beams
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Headlights: Adaptive Driving Beams

Good sensor and adaptive example.    Made me think of the problem more abstractly.  Shining and focusing on data more precisely?Smart Headlights Inch Closer toThe...

Questions to Ask to Scope AI Methods
From The Eponymous Pickle

Questions to Ask to Scope AI Methods

Good look below that is worth a read.   And I also point out that these questions should be asked of any analytical problem.  To take it further I would also ask...

Call for Submissions: Arm Research Summit in Austin
From insideHPC

Call for Submissions: Arm Research Summit in Austin

The Arm Research Summit, has issued its Call for Submissions. The event takes place September 15-18 in Austin, Texas. As a one-of-a-kind forum for topics that are...

Deloitte on AI Getting More Pervasive
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deloitte on AI Getting More Pervasive

A Sponsored piece by Deloitte in the HBR on how Ai is getting more pervasive.   Well done:AI Is Not Just Getting Better; It’s Becoming More Pervasive Advances in...

25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium Offers Low Latency Specification for 50GbE, 100GbE and 200GbE HPC Networks
From insideHPC

25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium Offers Low Latency Specification for 50GbE, 100GbE and 200GbE HPC Networks

Today the 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium announced the availability of a low-latency forward error correction (FEC) specification for 50 Gbps, 100 Gbps and 20025...

Eye Tracking Important
From The Eponymous Pickle

Eye Tracking Important

Good to see the mention of Zaltman's work, whose expertise we used extensively.    Not quite sure  what 95% means here, but certainly important.Why is Eye-Tracking...

Vendor Shortlists
From The Eponymous Pickle

Vendor Shortlists

I then further ask, is there a way to update a shortlist automatically?    OR add candidates that should be separately evaluated.What is a Shortlist Anymore?  by...

Hyperion Research Launches Cloud Application Assessment Tool
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research Launches Cloud Application Assessment Tool

Today Hyperion Research launched a new Cloud Application Assessment Tool. Available free of charge to the public, this tool is an interactive grading system toHyperion...

HPC + Ai: Machine Learning Models in Scientific Computing
From insideHPC

HPC + Ai: Machine Learning Models in Scientific Computing

Steve Oberlin from NVIDIA gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "Most AI researchers and industry pioneers agree that the wide availability and low cost...

Finding a Solution for Ai in Government
From insideHPC

Finding a Solution for Ai in Government

A new special report from insideHPC, courtesy of Dell EMC and NIVIDa explores current machine learning applications in government. And this excerpt breaks downFinding...

Reflecting on TunkRank
From The Noisy Channel

Reflecting on TunkRank

One of my earliest blog posts was “A Twitter Analog to PageRank”, in which I proposed a simple measure for Twitter influence.As the title indicates, the measure...
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