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CCC Announces New Council Members
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CCC Announces New Council Members

The Computing Research Association (CRA), in consultation with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has appointed six new members to the Computing Community Consortium...

Your Workload Manager is Your Latest X Factor
From insideHPC

Your Workload Manager is Your Latest X Factor

Enterprise customers consistently demand improved performance from every component in their HPC infrastructure, including their workload manager. Ian Lumb, Solutions...

Faking Domain Names with Unicode Characters
From Schneier on Security

Faking Domain Names with Unicode Characters

It's things like this that make phishing attacks easier. News article....

Thoughts on Data Engineering
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thoughts on Data Engineering

All analytics is data engineering.  Manipulating data content in context to achieve useful results, using a proven process.A Data Engineer's Guide To Non-Traditional...

From Computational Complexity

I was at the March for Science on Saturday

(Will blog on Harry Lewis's 70th Bday next week-- Today's post is more time sensitive.) I was on the March for Science on April 22. Here are some Kolmogorov random...

IBM Announces Watson Marketing Insights
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Announces Watson Marketing Insights

Just announced, looked at this in beta form.  IBM continues to apply Watson learning to different expertise domains, following retail applications.    Likely to...

Which ML Algorithms to Use?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Which ML Algorithms to Use?

A somewhat unusual thing to see from SAS.  In the SAS blog, a cheat sheet for using machine learning algorithms for the beginner.   Largely non technical.  Nicely...

Congressional Briefing on Cybersecurity for Manufacturers Recap
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Congressional Briefing on Cybersecurity for Manufacturers Recap

CCC Council Member Kevin Fu from the University of Michigan contributed to this post.  On April 12th, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) and MForesight: Alliance...

Amazon Wants to Handle Your Subscription Replenishment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Wants to Handle Your Subscription Replenishment

Pushing the subscription model used to be one of the biggest futurist conversations in CPG enterprise, I am sure the conversation continues.  Assure your sales In...

Argonne Seeking Proposals to Advance Big Data in Science
From insideHPC

Argonne Seeking Proposals to Advance Big Data in Science

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility Data Science Program (ADSP) is now accepting proposals for projects hoping to gain insight into very large datasets produced...

Radio Free HPC Catches Up with the Exascale Computing Project
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC Catches Up with the Exascale Computing Project

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at a recent update on the Exascale Computing Project by Paul Messina. “The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) was established...

Video: 2016 HPC Market Results, Growth Projections, and Trends
From insideHPC

Video: 2016 HPC Market Results, Growth Projections, and Trends

In this video from the HPC User Forum in Santa Fe, Earl Joseph from Hyperion Research provides an HPC Market Update. "Formerly the IDC HPC Research Group, Hyperion...

Mellanox InfiniBand Delivers up to 250 Percent Higher ROI for HPC
From insideHPC

Mellanox InfiniBand Delivers up to 250 Percent Higher ROI for HPC

Today Mellanox announced that EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions have demonstrated from 30 to 250 percent higher HPC applications performance versus Omni-Path. These...

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...
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