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XTREME-D IaaS Platform Works to Simplify HPC Cloud Cluster Management
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XTREME-D IaaS Platform Works to Simplify HPC Cloud Cluster Management

An IaaS platform can help keep HPC cloud cluster users out of the cluster management business. A new white paper from XTREME-D, "Point and Click HPC: The XTREME...

Alexa Hunches for Smart Homes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Hunches for Smart Homes

Just started experimenting with Alex Hunches, a method that claims to makes suggestions (Nudges from a Nudge engine?)   Can a skill tune your hunches to a context...

Finishing Your Sentences with Common Sense
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finishing Your Sentences with Common Sense

Yes, it's one way to tailor common-sense-driven sentences. Here some snippets of work underway in the space, starting with a NYT article, then links to technical...

Great Innovative Idea: Building up Speaking Skills in an online learning community
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea: Building up Speaking Skills in an online learning community

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Ehsan Hoque, Asaro-Biggar (’92) Family assistant professor of Computer Science and interim Director of the Goergen Institute...

Optimizing Infrastructure Resources
From The Eponymous Pickle

Optimizing Infrastructure Resources

Optimizing Infrastructure Through AIMakes sense that Cisco would be into this, nicely explained below.   I like the visualization of the process.  OptimizationAI...

Tracking Location and Activity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tracking Location and Activity

Further, related to my current data and activity investigation, its also very useful to see how Google uses Location History Tracking to infer aspects of behavior...

Video: Scientific Benchmarking of Parallel Computing Systems
From insideHPC

Video: Scientific Benchmarking of Parallel Computing Systems

In this video, Torsten Hoefler from ETH Zurich presents: Scientific Benchmarking of Parallel Computing Systems. "Measuring and reporting performance of parallel...

Whats Blockchain Good For?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Whats Blockchain Good For?

Nothing?  Well at least not what they expected, or were willing to reveal.  Still, negative examples are useful.Blockchain: What’s it good for? Absolutely nothing...

Asset Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Asset Management

Management in context and some forecast of future context is powerful." ... Achieving digital alpha in asset managementThe ability to generate value through digitization...

2018 Annual Report from AI Now
From Schneier on Security

2018 Annual Report from AI Now

The research group AI Now just published its annual report. It's an excellent summary of today's AI security challenges, as well as a policy agenda to address them...

OCF Deploys Largest IBM POWER9 Machine Learning Cluster in the UK
From insideHPC

OCF Deploys Largest IBM POWER9 Machine Learning Cluster in the UK

With a new upgrade, the University of Birmingham is set to benefit from the largest IBM POWER9 machine learning cluster in the UK, delivering unprecedented performance...

VMware Powers Machine Learning & HPC Workloads
From insideHPC

VMware Powers Machine Learning & HPC Workloads

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Ziv Kalminovich from VMware describes how the company's powerful virtualization capabilities bring flexibility and performance...

Intel Pushes the Envelope at SC18
From insideHPC

Intel Pushes the Envelope at SC18

Intel has a long history of making important announcements at the annual Supercomputer shows, and this year was no exception. This guest post from Intel coversIntel...

From Computational Complexity

Super Asymmetry on The Big Bang Theory: How Realistic?

The TV show The Big Bang Theory portrays academia so I am naturally curious how realistic it is. I have posted about this before (see here) in the context of whether...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Transposing

On the arithmetic complexity of the matrix transpose [ KKB ] Michael Kaminski, David Kirkpatrick, and Nader Bshouty are complexity theorists who together and separately...

A Tribute to Scott Krulcik
From updated sporadically at best

A Tribute to Scott Krulcik

Yesterday morning, I read a news article that my former student Scott Krulcik had died. Surely they’ve got the wrong guy, I thought. Scott on an apple-picking Scott...

Video: How OpenACC Enables Scientists to port their codes to GPUs and Beyond
From insideHPC

Video: How OpenACC Enables Scientists to port their codes to GPUs and Beyond

In this video SC18, Jack Wells from ORNL describes how OpenACC enables scientists to port their codes to GPUs and other HPC platforms. "OpenACC, a directive-based...

Equus Rolls out G2660 2U 2xGPU Server for HPC & Ai
From insideHPC

Equus Rolls out G2660 2U 2xGPU Server for HPC & Ai

Today Equus Compute Solutions rolled out its new G2660 2U 2xGPU server, ideal for artificial intelligence and deep learning environments. This GPU platform offers...

Asking Questions to Gather Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Asking Questions to Gather Knowledge

The Game of Questions, once again looking at a means of questioning to gather knowledge ... we explored this idea from a game perspective.Back in 2013, posted about...

Nielsen and Microsoft Strategic Data Alliance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nielsen and Microsoft Strategic Data Alliance

Making data more intelligently available to analytics.   Integrating data assets.Nielsen, Microsoft Unveil Strategic Data AllianceNielsen and Microsoft have jointly...
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