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Augmented Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Analytics

For now not replacing but rather augmenting people.    Unlike the article I would say this has been around for a long time. Augmented Analytics Drives Next Wave...

On Cyber Warranties
From Schneier on Security

On Cyber Warranties

Interesting article discussing cyber-warranties, and whether they are an effective way to transfer risk (as envisioned by Ackerlof's "market for lemons") or a marketing...

University of Birmingham joins COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium
From insideHPC

University of Birmingham joins COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium

The UK government has backed their leading clinicians and scientists this week with new resources to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves using whole-genome sequencing...

Timing is the Thing for Modeling the Risk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Timing is the Thing for Modeling the Risk

Forecasting once again is essential for knowing how to react.Supply chain outlook: The timing of the slowdownMIT Professor David Simchi-Levi forecast the mid-March...

Crowdsource the Problem,  Distribute Solutions.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crowdsource the Problem, Distribute Solutions.

Lots of Possibilities Here, find ways to find themFolding@Home Network More Powerful Than World's Top 7 Supercomputers CombinedTom's Hardwareby Paul AlcornThe Folding...

Ayar Labs, DARPA and Intel Replace Electronic I/O with Efficient Optical Signaling
From insideHPC

Ayar Labs, DARPA and Intel Replace Electronic I/O with Efficient Optical Signaling

Researchers from Intel and Ayar Labs working on PIPES have successfully replaced the traditional electrical input/output (I/O) of a state-of-the-art field programmable...

Generating Videos
From The Eponymous Pickle

Generating Videos

Video synthesis to supplement with real world data.IBM’s AI generates new footage from video stillsKyle Wiggers @KYLE_L_WIGGERS in VentureBeatA paper coauthored...

Personality Key for Open Source Contribution?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Personality Key for Open Source Contribution?

Depends if we can really detect useful personality measures of this type, and if they will be stable under differing contexts and goals.Personality Key in Whether...

Defending Retail Against the Coronavirus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Defending Retail Against the Coronavirus

Useful approaches outlined.Defending Retail against the CoronavirusCompanies can brace themselves for lasting changes to the sector even as they grapple with short...

NSF Announces New Expeditions in Computing Awards
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Announces New Expeditions in Computing Awards

The National Science Foundation‘s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) established the Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions)...

Student Teams Encouraged to Join the 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition
From insideHPC

Student Teams Encouraged to Join the 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition

Student teams are encouraged to apply for the 2020 APAC HPC-AI Competition. Continuing the success of the previous competitions, student teams will square off against...

Podcast: Supercomputing the Coronavirus on Frontera
From insideHPC

Podcast: Supercomputing the Coronavirus on Frontera

Scientists are preparing a massive computer model of the coronavirus that they expect will give insight into how it infects in the body. They've taken the first...

Four possible scenarios of how the corona crisis can transform the world
From Putting People First

Four possible scenarios of how the corona crisis can transform the world

How will the pandemic change the way we live and do business? In this whitepaper the Zukunftsinstitut describes four possible scenarios of how the corona crisis...

Timelapse Video: Sawtooth Supercomputer Assembly
From insideHPC

Timelapse Video: Sawtooth Supercomputer Assembly

In this video, technicians install the Sawtooth supercomputer at Idaho National Laboratory. "Named after a central Idaho mountain range, Sawtooth arrived in December...

The Role of Middleware in Optimizing Vector Processing
From insideHPC

The Role of Middleware in Optimizing Vector Processing

A new whitepaper from NEC X delves into the world of unstructured data and explores how vector processors and their optimization software can help solve the challenges...

Teaching From Home–Day 8–Online Teaching Stations
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 8–Online Teaching Stations

We sure are learning a lot about online classes these days. Teachers at my school are using Google Meet and Zoom in about equal numbers. This means that students...

Tires Get Embedded Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tires Get Embedded Tech

As the article suggests, a bit unexpected, but its where the system and its uses meets the real world, and its useful to know what is being sensed, in real time...

Facial Recognition for People Wearing Masks
From Schneier on Security

Facial Recognition for People Wearing Masks

The Chinese facial recognition company Hanwang claims it can recognize people wearing masks: The company now says its masked facial recognition program has reached...

European HPC ecosystem supports the fight against COVID-19
From insideHPC

European HPC ecosystem supports the fight against COVID-19

The European PRACE initiative has released a list of partner activities and initiatives to help conbat COVID-19. While medical professionals are working aroundEuropean...

China Launches Blockchain Network
From The Eponymous Pickle

China Launches Blockchain Network

Decreasing costs and increasing the ease of blockchain application building.   Seems a considerable effort. China to Launch National Blockchain Network in 100 Cities...
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