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GP–A General Purpose Block Programming Language
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

GP–A General Purpose Block Programming Language

I added GP to my list of block programming languages this morning. Mark Guzdial announced on his blog that it was available in Beta (The General Purpose Blocks)...

Agenda Posted: Hot Interconnects Conference in Santa Clara
From insideHPC

Agenda Posted: Hot Interconnects Conference in Santa Clara

The Hot Interconnects conference has posted their program Agenda. The event takes place Aug. 28-30 in Santa Clara, California. "Join us for our 25th year of anAgenda...

Password Masking
From Schneier on Security

Password Masking

Slashdot asks if password masking -- replacing password characters with asterisks as you type them -- is on the way out. I don't know if that's true, but I would...

Supercomputing the Signature of Chaos in Ultracold Reactions
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Signature of Chaos in Ultracold Reactions

Researchers have performed the first ever quantum-mechanical simulation of the benchmark ultracold chemical reaction between potassium-rubidium (KRb) and a potassium...

NSF CISE Core Program Solicitations Released
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF CISE Core Program Solicitations Released

Three divisions at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) have just released new solicitations...

Lenovo Gains Momentum in HPC at ISC 2017
From insideHPC

Lenovo Gains Momentum in HPC at ISC 2017

In this video from ISC 2017, Rick Koopman from Lenovo describes the company's innovative solutions for HPC. "Lenovo recently announced the delivery of one of the...

Panel Discussion: Sustainable Software Development in Computational Sciences
From insideHPC

Panel Discussion: Sustainable Software Development in Computational Sciences

"PASC has recently formed collaborative partnerships with a number of scientific journals. In this panel discussion, representatives from these journals are invited...

Brazil-Based AMT to Resell Bright Computing Software
From insideHPC

Brazil-Based AMT to Resell Bright Computing Software

Today Bright Computing announced a reseller agreement with AMT. "We are very impressed with Bright’s technology and we believe it will make a huge difference to...

CMO's Preparing for the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

CMO's Preparing for the Future

Former colleague of mine is interviewed. Business, now more than ever, is about prediction.How CMOs Can Prepare For The Future: A Q&A With 'Predicting The Turn'...

On the Business of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Business of AI

Right now, for the second time in a long career, am involved directly in making AI part of a business.  So was struck by this view.HBR:   On the business of AI....

Multisensor Interfaces Reference
From The Eponymous Pickle

Multisensor Interfaces Reference

Of technical interest: Announcing: The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor Interfaces: Foundations, User Modeling, and Common Modality Combinations. Volume 1Eeditors...

NSF DCL Pursuing Meaningful Actions in Support of Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF DCL Pursuing Meaningful Actions in Support of Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Assistant Director for the Directorate of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) James Kurose has issued the following...

Towards Innovation Cultures
From The Eponymous Pickle

Towards Innovation Cultures

Amazon, 3M, and Google All Have This Invisible AdvantageThese five steps can help any organization gain an unseen edge over the competition.By Soren Kaplan    @sorenkaplan...

Agenda Posted for September HPC User Forum in Milwaukee
From insideHPC

Agenda Posted for September HPC User Forum in Milwaukee

Hyperion Research has posted the preliminary agenda for the HPC User Forum Sept. 5-7 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "The HPC User Forum community includes thousands of...

Best Buy Wants to Install Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Best Buy Wants to Install Smart Homes

Recall that Amazon just also announced a smart home consultation service, apparently aimed at getting their devices installed.  Probably a requirement for typical...

ANSYS Scales to 200K Cores on Shahin II Supercomputer
From insideHPC

ANSYS Scales to 200K Cores on Shahin II Supercomputer

Today ANSYS, Saudi Aramco, and KAUST announced a new supercomputing milestone by scaling ANSYS Fluent to nearly 200,000 processor cores – enabling organizations...

BSC Comparing Algorithms that Search for Cancer Mutations
From insideHPC

BSC Comparing Algorithms that Search for Cancer Mutations

Eduard Porta-Pardo from BSC has undertaken the first ever comparative analysis of sub-gene algorithms that mine the genetic information in cancer databases. These...

Jumping Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Jumping Robotics

A small scale, jumping robot.  Quite impressive in details and related efforts.Salto-1P Is the Most Amazing Jumping Robot We've Ever Seen,   By Evan Ackerman Salto...

Dell Builds Bracewell Supercomputer for Bionic Vision Research at CSIRO in Australia
From insideHPC

Dell Builds Bracewell Supercomputer for Bionic Vision Research at CSIRO in Australia

Today CSIRO, Australia’s top science agency, announced deployment of a new Dell EMC supercomputer, kicking off a new generation of research in artificial intelligence...

Red Hat Showcases ThunderX 2 Development Platform for HPC
From insideHPC

Red Hat Showcases ThunderX 2 Development Platform for HPC

In this video, Jon Masters from Red Hat describes the company's multi-architecture solutions that were on display at ISC 2017. "Developing new and adapting existing...
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