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Delivering Ingredients for Allrecipes by Amazon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Delivering Ingredients for Allrecipes by Amazon

A long time cook here. Have tested Allrecipes on Echo where it works well, with some reservations about how well the interface works with serial step recipe use...

Learning from Microsoft's Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learning from Microsoft's Bots

Like I have mentioned many times, we built consumer facing bots that engaged and delivered expertise.   Saw Microsoft live demo the construction of an Azure based...

Video: ZFS Improvements for Lustre
From insideHPC

Video: ZFS Improvements for Lustre

In this video from LAD'17 in Paris, Adreas Dilger from Intel presents: ZFS Improvements for Lustre. "Lustre is the Parallel file system of choice for High Performance...

Intelligent Infrastructure for our Cities and Communities
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Intelligent Infrastructure for our Cities and Communities

Last week the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) posted an overview blog about our recent 2017 Symposium on Addressing National Priorities and Societal Needs....

November-December Analytics Magazine
From The Eponymous Pickle

November-December Analytics Magazine

From the Informs Organization:Analytics Magazine: Sneak PreviewThe November/December issue of Analytics magazine takes a close look at a wide range of topics, including...

Lenovo Accelerates AI to Solve Humanity’s Greatest Challenges
From insideHPC

Lenovo Accelerates AI to Solve Humanity’s Greatest Challenges

Today at SC17, Lenovo announced new initiatives designed to empower customers to embrace Artificial Intelligence and make it a true reality for their organizations...

Intel Select Solutions for HPC Debut at SC17
From insideHPC

Intel Select Solutions for HPC Debut at SC17

Intel Select Solutions HPC provide a fast path for purchasing and deploying a cluster for simulation and modeling workloads with a pre-validated selection of components...

New Report Offers insight on OpenMP
From insideHPC

New Report Offers insight on OpenMP

Technical Report 6 demonstrates the importance of user feedback to the OpenMP specification,” says Bronis R. de Supinski, the Chair of the OpenMP Language Committee...

Reconfigurable Camera Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reconfigurable Camera Systems

Shree Nayar discusses "Cambits: A Reconfigurable Camera System" (cacm.acm.org/magazines/2017/11/222170), a Contributed Article in the November 2017 CACM. .... Cambit...

Bright Computing Offers Fast Onramp to Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Bright Computing Offers Fast Onramp to Deep Learning

Today Bright Computing announced Bright Cluster Manager for Data Science, an all-in-one product for data scientists. The new product brings together all of theBright...

Ray Tracing on Intel Xeon Phi with Embree
From insideHPC

Ray Tracing on Intel Xeon Phi with Embree

In computer graphics, ray tracing is a rendering technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light as pixels in an image plane and simulating the effects...

Harvard CS Concentrators Jump Again
From My Biased Coin

Harvard CS Concentrators Jump Again

During my time as Area Dean for computer science, the number of computer science majors at Harvard more than doubled.  Growth has continued, and according to the...

From Computational Complexity

A Tale of Three Rankings

In the Spring of 2018 the US News and World Report should release their latest rankings of US graduate science programs including computer science. These are the...

Motherboard Digital Security Guide
From Schneier on Security

Motherboard Digital Security Guide

This digital security guide by Motherboard is very good. I put alongside EFF's "Surveillance Self-Defense" and John Scott-Railton's "Digital Security Low Hanging...

Lenovo Steps up with Intel Select Solutions for HPC
From insideHPC

Lenovo Steps up with Intel Select Solutions for HPC

The new Intel Select Solutions for HPC leverage the proven Intel Scalable System Framework delivers balanced HPC through tighter integration of compute, memory/storage...

More on Wal-Marts Bossa Nova Bots among the Shelves
From The Eponymous Pickle

More on Wal-Marts Bossa Nova Bots among the Shelves

One of my favorite topics.  How will robots be effectively used in real life environments, contexts?  Note 3D imaging.   And how do you get a count of what is behind...

Video: Project Cyclops comes to SC17 in a Quest to Build the World’s Fastest Node
From insideHPC

Video: Project Cyclops comes to SC17 in a Quest to Build the World’s Fastest Node

In this video from SC17, Rich Brueckner from insideHPC describes Project Cyclops, a benchmarking quest to build the world’s fastest single node. The single-node...

Private, Portable Deep Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Private, Portable Deep Learning

More mobile deep machine learning:New Technology Makes Artificial Intelligence More Private and Portable University of Waterloo News  by Matthew GrantResearchers...

Great Innovative Idea- Big Graph Analytics Systems and Their Applications
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea- Big Graph Analytics Systems and Their Applications

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Da Yan, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) at the University of Alabama...

Google Aims to put AI Anywhere
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Aims to put AI Anywhere

Note this says machine learning, not AI.  Which is appropriate.  ML is an important part of AI, but it is not all of it.   From Google:  Announcing TensorFlow Lite...
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