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ORNL Offers Virtual Tour of Summit’s Supercomputer Center
From insideHPC

ORNL Offers Virtual Tour of Summit’s Supercomputer Center

Oak Ridge National Lab has released a virtual tour of the facility that houses Summit, the world’s second most power supercomputer. The tour is offered by the National...

Net Model Finds Small Objects in Dense Images
From The Eponymous Pickle

Net Model Finds Small Objects in Dense Images

This sounds like a very interesting problem in general. Say looking for tiny errors in manufacturing.   And a number of others.NIST Neural Network Model Finds Small...

New National Q-12 Education Partnership with Industry and Academic Leaders
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

New National Q-12 Education Partnership with Industry and Academic Leaders

The following is a press release from The White House Office of  Science and Technology Policy.  Recently, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy...

Prying an Integrated HPC Cluster from Vendors’ Hands: ‘We Had to Force Them to Get into the Same Room’
From insideHPC

Prying an Integrated HPC Cluster from Vendors’ Hands: ‘We Had to Force Them to Get into the Same Room’

Sometimes, vendors just won’t take customers’ money for a cluster no matter how hard the customer pleads. Last month, HPC technology strategist Ryan Quick, co-founder...

I’ve written a few posts that at least touch on voice interfaces:
From The Noisy Channel

I’ve written a few posts that at least touch on voice interfaces:

I’ve written a few posts that at least touch on voice interfaces: Query Understanding and Voice Interfaces Why Voice isn’t Selling…Yet Query Understanding and Chatbots...

Imperatives for Intelligent Organizations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Imperatives for Intelligent Organizations

Reading, not sure I completely agree with the premise.  What rules really?  OK,  Our better understanding of the patterns in business we can leverage.  Still aHow...

Search Queries and Search Intent
From The Noisy Channel

Search Queries and Search Intent

Mapping Search Queries To Search IntentsEvaluating and improving search experience starts with analyzing the queries searchers are making. But search queries are...

Smart Lock Vulnerability
From Schneier on Security

Smart Lock Vulnerability

Yet another Internet-connected door lock is insecure: Sold by retailers including Amazon, Walmart, and Home Depot, U-Tec's $139.99 UltraLoq is marketed as a "secure...

Zagat Future of Dining
From The Eponymous Pickle

Zagat Future of Dining

How much will people be comfortable with this future,  and what will that imply?Small Business Labs looks at Zagata Future of Dining Study.Zagat's Future of Dining...

Your Brand can Have a Voice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Your Brand can Have a Voice

Way back experimented with the Mr Clean Brand using talk, voice and chat..   But the tech was not there to deliver voice and value.   Much closer now.   Will it...

Optimizing Neural Networks on a Brain-Inspired Computer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Optimizing Neural Networks on a Brain-Inspired Computer

Considerable challenge.   Will the biomimicry provide enough value to adjust our methods to what we now know about the brain?How to Optimize Neural Networks onHPCwire...

Reimagining Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reimagining Marketing

McKinsey does some of their innovative thinking.  Still I think that what we have seen has been so unexpected, we will be pressed to predict the future context....

From Computational Complexity

Random Thoughts on the Pandemic

 1) Contrast the following two points and, if you have an intelligent way to fill-in-the-blank for the second one, please comment.a) When Trump says `open the schools...

Limiting Location Data Exposure
From The Eponymous Pickle

Limiting Location Data Exposure

Basic cautions/mitigations on releasing location data.  From the NSA, a considerable recent update.  Instructive, but not meant to prevent data loss.   Via Schneier...

A Look at the Booming RPA Market
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Look at the Booming RPA Market

Very detailed piece, below the introduction.  Probably the most common question I get asked:  What is it, how is it different than AI?  People should also ask:Note...

Science and Technology links (August 9th 2020)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (August 9th 2020)

The BBC reports that diversity and anti-bias training is of little use and may even be counterproductive if the goal is reduce biases: “The effect of bias training...

On NIST and Quantum Cryptography
From The Eponymous Pickle

On NIST and Quantum Cryptography

A continued interesting number of government looks at Quantum cryptography:From Schneier on Security:NIST has posted an update on their post-quantum cryptography...

Gathering Images and more for Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gathering Images and more for Data

Google is making changes about how to use their excellent image databases.  We used Google images to gather to input into analytic models.   The reported changes...

Book: Transforming Supply Chains in Disruption
From The Eponymous Pickle

Book: Transforming Supply Chains in Disruption

Brought to my attention, not clear that this specifically considers the rare condition of pandemics and other disruption.  Have not read as yet,  via Informs/Analytics...

Green Energy Pilot using Smart Contracts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Green Energy Pilot using Smart Contracts

Good piece on current use of smart contracts.California Agency Backs Green-Energy Pilot Using RSK’s Bitcoin Smart Contracts  By Nathan DiCamillo in CoinDeskTheUnder...
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