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AWS CodeGuru Available
From The Eponymous Pickle

AWS CodeGuru Available

Had not seen this yet, worth a close look.    When we coded we had experts review its quality along a number of metrics.  Automating this process should ensureAWS...

CCC Council Member Melanie Mitchell to Receive the Herbert A. Simon Award
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Council Member Melanie Mitchell to Receive the Herbert A. Simon Award

The Herbert A. Simon Award is presented to researchers who have made important lifetime contributions to the field of complex systems science. It is named in memory...

Get Started with the Alexa Skills Kit
From The Eponymous Pickle

Get Started with the Alexa Skills Kit

Another introduction to how skills work in Alexa.Get Started with the Alexa Skills KitLearn how Alexa skills work and how you can build one using the Alexa Skills...

Overview of Federated Learning for Privacy Critical Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Overview of Federated Learning for Privacy Critical Learning

A look at federated learning  (Via O'Reilly).  Intro useful for anyone, then technical.Federated learning enables machine learning in privacy-critical applications...

IoT Security Principles
From Schneier on Security

IoT Security Principles

The BSA -- also known as the Software Alliance, formerly the Business Software Alliance -- is an industry lobbying group. They just published "Policy Principles...

Reports: TSMC May Commercialize Production of Cerebras-style AI Supercomputing Chips
From insideHPC

Reports: TSMC May Commercialize Production of Cerebras-style AI Supercomputing Chips

Published reports state that TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) may begin commercial production within two years of specialized supercomputer AIReports...

Challenge and Workshop for Open Domain Question Answering
From The Eponymous Pickle

Challenge and Workshop for Open Domain Question Answering

Answer questions based on open domain Knowledge.  Good general statement of the most important part of useful AI.   Details at the link.Presenting a Challenge and...

VR System to Turn Smells into Temperatures
From The Eponymous Pickle

VR System to Turn Smells into Temperatures

Here is quite an interesting play,  hacking your nose to get a temperature experience?  Skiing VR  experiences?  Thinking about the reality of this.    Temperature...

Microphone Signature Tracking of Covid Exposure
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microphone Signature Tracking of Covid Exposure

Interesting approach,  with approval of the phone owner I assume, they could the release of such 'random tokens', and another phone within some radius, would pick...

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 26 – Science and Technology for National Intelligence with John Beieler (Live from AAAS 2020)
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 26 – Science and Technology for National Intelligence with John Beieler (Live from AAAS 2020)

A new episode of the Computing Community Consortium‘s (CCC) podcast, Catalyzing Computing, is now available. This episode of the podcast was recorded live at the...

Cognixion: Unlocking Speech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cognixion: Unlocking Speech

Was reminded today of Cognixion,  formerly Smartstones,  and founder Andreas Forsland, which I have a connection with.  Their site features a system called: Speakprose...

McDonald's Adapts Menus to Consumers
From The Eponymous Pickle

McDonald's Adapts Menus to Consumers

Been observing McDonald's operational marketing for some years, after making a short analysis of their data and how it interacted with how they did in-store, real...

GigaOm Radar for Evaluating Data Warehouse Platforms
From insideHPC

GigaOm Radar for Evaluating Data Warehouse Platforms

This new GigaOm Radar Report "GigaOm Radar for Evaluating Data Warehouse Platforms" provided by our friends over at Vertica, examines the leading platforms in the...

Sweat Powering Wearables
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sweat Powering Wearables

Have heard this being proposed from time to time over the years,  but it never happened.   The power involved was always too low and the electricity too cheap. ...

ThiefQuest Ransomware for the Mac
From Schneier on Security

ThiefQuest Ransomware for the Mac

There's a new ransomware for the Mac called ThiefQuest or EvilQuest. It's hard to get infected: For your Mac to become infected, you would need to torrent a compromised...

Voice Mental Health from Microsoft
From The Eponymous Pickle

Voice Mental Health from Microsoft

Mental health likely a more useful direction using voice.Microsoft Pilots Voice AI-Based Senior Mental Healthcare Program in South Korea Eric Hal Schartz on July...

Something Missing in Remote Work?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Something Missing in Remote Work?

Nice view of the very nature of remote work.  What is essential, what is a waste of time?Remote Work is Surprisingly Productive, But For Many… Something Is Missing...

From Computational Complexity

A table for Matrix Mortality- what I wanted for Hilbert's 10th problem

In this post I speculated on why I could not find anywhere a table of which cases of Hilbert's 10th problem were solvable, unsolvable, and unknown. (I then made...

Advance of Automated Trucking
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advance of Automated Trucking

Looked at this topic last year, it continues to advance.Are automated freight trucks ready to carry retail’s heavy load?  in Retailwire  by George AndersonTuSimple...

Safety and Leadership in a Time of Change
From The Eponymous Pickle

Safety and Leadership in a Time of Change

Good overview of current and future considerations.Psychological safety, emotional intelligence, and leadership in a time of fluxTwo renowned scholars and two McKinsey...
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