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Search Results Presentation
From The Noisy Channel

Search Results Presentation

Until now, we’ve mostly focused on query processing — which is to be expected, given that this series is about query understanding. But given that searchers are...

Iterating over set bits quickly
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Iterating over set bits quickly

A common problem in my line of work is to iterate over the set bits (bits having value 1) in a large array. My standard approach involves a “counting trailing zeroes...

HPE wins supercomputer contract for DoD Modernization Program
From insideHPC

HPE wins supercomputer contract for DoD Modernization Program

Today HPE announced it has been selected to provide new supercomputers for the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) to accelerate the development...

Spotify to Build Own Speakers?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Spotify to Build Own Speakers?

In CIO: Another competitor in the ranks.  Now from a Music aggregator.  What kind of  other Assistant aspects will it include?  Recall how Spotify was designing...

Video: The Sierra Supercomputer – Science and Technology on a Mission
From insideHPC

Video: The Sierra Supercomputer – Science and Technology on a Mission

Adam Bertsch from LLNL gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. "Our next flagship HPC system at LLNL will be called Sierra. A collaboration between multiple...

Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at AAAI-18
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at AAAI-18


Talk on AI and Blockchain this Thursday
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talk on AI and Blockchain this Thursday

In our CSIG group.  Join us.  Relates to our work underway regarding Smart Contracts ...Date and Time :  Feb 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am US EasternZoom meeting...

Work on 1000 Year Clock Begins
From The Eponymous Pickle

Work on 1000 Year Clock Begins

Also known as the most famous part of the Long Now Project.  About long term thinking.  Followed it closely in its early days via our work with the Institute for...

Immersive Terf
From The Eponymous Pickle

Immersive Terf

Immersive Terf.  Was reminded of Qwaq, which we examined for 3D Immersive collaboration.   To provide a virtual-world style collaboration.   Is it useful to have...

AI Platforms Extracting Corporate Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Platforms Extracting Corporate Knowledge

Quite a considerable claim.   Can we extract all the knowledge of a company for easy use? We developed and tried systems with similar goals.  Looking further.Can...

Call for Participation: MSST Mass Storage Conference 2018
From insideHPC

Call for Participation: MSST Mass Storage Conference 2018

The 34th International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2018) has issued its Call for Participation. The event takes place May 14-16...

Resource Management Across the Private/Public Cloud Divide
From insideHPC

Resource Management Across the Private/Public Cloud Divide

This is the final entry in a insideHPC series of features that explores new resource management solutions for workload convergence, such as Bright Cluster Manager...

Take the Exascale Resilience Survey from AllScale Europe
From insideHPC

Take the Exascale Resilience Survey from AllScale Europe

The European Horizon 2020 AllScale project has launched a survey on exascale resilience. "As we approach ExaScale, compute node failure will become commonplace....

Facebook Will Verify the Physical Location of Ad Buyers with Paper Postcards
From Schneier on Security

Facebook Will Verify the Physical Location of Ad Buyers with Paper Postcards

It's not a great solution, but it's something: The process of using postcards containing a specific code will be required for advertising that mentions a specific...

Keep Your Customers Coming Back
From The Eponymous Pickle

Keep Your Customers Coming Back

Good piece.  Not at all technical, but worth repeating what you need to get done.  The tech people I talk to don't seem to know these obvious things, and are always...

Samsung Patents the Drone Screen
From The Eponymous Pickle

Samsung Patents the Drone Screen

In our innovation center we looked at many variants of the screen.  Especially as it related to in store and public retail advertising.  Here something new, a drone...

GraphGrail AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

GraphGrail AI

New to me, I like the attempt to create a broad solution ecosystem.   Send me some examples of useful applications in place.   Mentions Smart Contracts, which we...

On the Security of Walls
From Schneier on Security

On the Security of Walls

Interesting history of the security of walls: Dún Aonghasa presents early evidence of the same principles of redundant security measures at work in 13th century...

Portal for Scientific Discovery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Portal for Scientific Discovery

Augmentation for discovery is something we examined for research.Networking, Data Experts Design a Better Portal for Scientific DiscoveryLawrence Berkeley National...

Exploratory Advanced Research Program 2018 Broad Agency Announcement
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Exploratory Advanced Research Program 2018 Broad Agency Announcement

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a Presolicitation Notice for its 2018 Exploratory Advanced Research Program’s Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) with...
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