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OCF Builds POWER8 Supercomputer for Atomic Weapons Establishment in the UK
From insideHPC

OCF Builds POWER8 Supercomputer for Atomic Weapons Establishment in the UK

High Performance Computing integrator OCF is supporting scientific research at the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE), with the design, testing and implementation...

AI Driven Clothes Shopping
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Driven Clothes Shopping

I think I have seen at least three recommender-engine driven apparel selection systems pitched to me, none have survived.  This is a tough sell.  Touch and 3D would...

Sensor Filled Gloves
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensor Filled Gloves

A prototype for gloves that contain health sensorsSensor-filled glove could help doctors take guesswork out of physical exams" .... Now, an interdisciplinary team...

UPS Using Beacons for Accuracy
From The Eponymous Pickle

UPS Using Beacons for Accuracy

It sounds like the beacons are being used to get indoor accuracy to affirm location.  And alert the system to misplacement. Reducing error.   In ChainstoreAge: ...

The real lesson of the human genome project
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The real lesson of the human genome project

When I was pursuing my PhD, the human genome project was often both regarded as overly ambitious (maybe even impossible) and full of possibilities. To many people...

Editing Photos with Neural Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Editing Photos with Neural Networks

In NVidia Blog, quite interesting piece on generating new photos from collections of photos.  In other words editing them.   The article is quite technical, but...

A Broad View of Amazon
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Broad View of Amazon

Interesting view from CBInsights about Amazon.  Pointer to a further strategy document.  I agree, quite a breadth of directions by a former book seller. AmazonSeattle...

PC Magazine Reviews Watson Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

PC Magazine Reviews Watson Analytics

A review in PC Magazine that much likes Watson Analytics, describing it as a self-service analytics tool rather than cognitive.

PBS Works will Power New Supercomputer at BASF
From insideHPC

PBS Works will Power New Supercomputer at BASF

Over at the Altair Blog, Jochen Krebs writes that the new HPC cluster at BASF will run PBS Works workload management software. "What does it take to go from months...

OpenStack for Research Computing
From insideHPC

OpenStack for Research Computing

"This talk will present the motivating factors for considering OpenStack for the management of research computing infrastructure. Stig Telfer will give an overview...

Google Building its Own Quantum Chip
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Building its Own Quantum Chip

Have followed quantum computing from the beginning.  Even offered some industrial test problems for potential solution.  Followed  NASA and Google Tests of research...

The Computer That Could Be Smarter than Us – Cognitive Computing
From insideHPC

The Computer That Could Be Smarter than Us – Cognitive Computing

Ingolf Wittmann from IBM presented this talk for the Switzerland HPC Conference. "This presentation will point out based on real examples how HPC environments can...

Towards an Era of Mass Collaboration
From The Eponymous Pickle

Towards an Era of Mass Collaboration

Good overview of the idea, and players that are helping to make it happen.  with similar challenges to any kind of group work measurement.We're Entering A New Era...

Job of the Week: Linux Infrastructure Engineer at 10X Genomics
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Linux Infrastructure Engineer at 10X Genomics

Bay Area Startup 10x Genomics is seeking a Linux / Infrastructure Engineer in our Job of the Week. "We are looking for an exceptional engineer with a solid understanding...

Science and Technology links (April 21st, 2017)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (April 21st, 2017)

Can we trust software? Lance Fortnow, a famous computer scientist, answers… Sometimes I feel we put to much pressure on the machines. When we deal with humans,Continue...

Amazon Rolls Out Lex Chatbot Tools
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Rolls Out Lex Chatbot Tools

Amazon rolls out conversational Chatbot interface 'Lex'.  Am looking for better yet conversational and memory capabilities for Lex.   Good technical overview at...

Google Earth is Updated
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Earth is Updated

We were much impressed with Google Earth,  even used it for things like showing where our plants were worldwide, and providing 'tours' to their locations.  Seems...

An anthropologist in the boardroom
From Putting People First

An anthropologist in the boardroom

“It is often tempting to think that the 21st-century world is so closely integrated and digitised that the issue of culture is becoming irrelevant,” writes Gillian...

Technology and Societal Change
From The Eponymous Pickle

Technology and Societal Change

How Technology Can Help Solve Societal ProblemsThe Network RevolutionIn the next article of the series, “The Network Revolution: Creating Value through Platforms...

Boston’s human-centered research to design middle-income housing
From Putting People First

Boston’s human-centered research to design middle-income housing

In Boston, the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics is conducting ethnographic, human-centered research to design middle-income housing that reflects people’sBoston...
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