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Injecting a Backdoor into SolarWinds Orion
From Schneier on Security

Injecting a Backdoor into SolarWinds Orion

Crowdstrike is reporting on a sophisticated piece of malware that was able to inject malware into the SolarWinds build process: Key Points SUNSPOT is StellarParticle...

Ensemble Methods for Combining Methods
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ensemble Methods for Combining Methods

Ensemble methods are not new, they have long been around to use combine multiple kinds of techniques.  But we have more methods now.   Here a good mostly non technical...

Women in HPC: Jan. 20 Online Panel Discussion on Data, AI, Bias and Ethics
From insideHPC

Women in HPC: Jan. 20 Online Panel Discussion on Data, AI, Bias and Ethics

The Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC) Women in HPC Chapter will host the second of a two-part program on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1-2 p.m. ET, onWomen...

Three Ways Visual AI Can Optimize Supply Chain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Three Ways Visual AI Can Optimize Supply Chain

Visual interaction with data can strongly drive decisions, before and after.   Again had not heard it called that specifically,  But see the point  You can enhance...

Efficiency via AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Efficiency via AI

 Like all of analytics, AI can be an excellent means to provide leverage via efficiency.   Has to be done right and applied to real process.  Do something better...

Webinar: Transform Your Data Center with Our IPU-POD Scale-out Technology
From insideHPC

Webinar: Transform Your Data Center with Our IPU-POD Scale-out Technology

Don't miss Graphcore's upcoming webinar "Transform Your Data Center with Our IPU-POD Scale-out Technology" on January 27, 2021 at 16:00 GMT, 8:00 PT, 11:00 ET.Webinar...

Berlin exhibition features Experientia work
From Putting People First

Berlin exhibition features Experientia work

The exhibition, curated by ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory, presents exemplary built projects and outstanding conceptual models by architects and planners...

How AI Will Change Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

How AI Will Change Marketing

The point is made that predictive, forecasting and other forward looking capabilities and alerting will be the key to improving marketing.   Those who know more...

Improving Language AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Improving Language AI

Improving, heating up, getting more useful.   But I still think there are considerable problems with not only interpreting/delivering language, but also managing...

On the Power of Work Ecosystems
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Power of Work Ecosystems

Much experience in this space.  Though many companies will say they have a well designed ecosystem and processes, it is often not the case,  especially as suchThe...

Siri and Wolfram Alpha
From The Eponymous Pickle

Siri and Wolfram Alpha

I had to use Siri recently, and was reminded that she is also connected to the Wolfram Alpha Knowledge base.  Here are some general examples of that.   Works well...

Alexa Skills Update
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Skills Update

 From the Amazon Ops site, gives some indication of what they are heading towards regards skills development.  A many page list of examples follows at the link....

Discussing Differential Privacy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Discussing Differential Privacy

Thoughts on a topic I had not heard of until recently,  as usual is its in the implications of the measure."..As privacy violations have become rampant, and calls...

Science and Technology links (January 16th 2021)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (January 16th 2021)

You can tell people’s political affiliation by image recognition technology. There are far fewer stars and galaxies than we thought. The universe is relativelyContinue...

Amazon Opens Car Assistant AI Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Opens Car Assistant AI Tech

 Have now run a car assistant for several years.  After a few bumps it works fine.       Have yet to see any true innovation in car use, just sharing some voice...

AI Enabled Wearable COVID Screening
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Enabled Wearable COVID Screening

 Wearable solution is interesting.AI-Powered, Wearable-Enabled COVID-19 Screening Solution Begins ValidationBy Oliver Peckham  in DatanamiDespite millions of tests...

Customer Relationship Management with IOT and AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Customer Relationship Management with IOT and AI

The problem is constantly evolving and the context needs to be maintained.How to Extend the Capability of a CRM system Through AI and IoT?Tripti Rai -January 15...

Printing Hollow Structures
From The Eponymous Pickle

Printing Hollow Structures

 New to me, creates new options for manufacturing.3D-printing hollow structures with "xolography"New technique uses criss-crossing light beams in a vat of resin...

Biden Names Science Team; Eric Lander as Science Advisor; Elevates Position to Cabinet-level
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Biden Names Science Team; Eric Lander as Science Advisor; Elevates Position to Cabinet-level

The following is a guest blog post by the Computing Research Association (CRA) Government Affairs Director, Peter Harsha. It was originally posted on CRA’s Computing...

Tracking Tourists Everywhere
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tracking Tourists Everywhere

 Inevitable idea direction.  I recall the broad expansion of CCTV cameras in europe, this just adds more sophisticated tracking.  Venice Is Watching Tourists' Every...
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