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Data Science Fails If it Looks too Good to be True
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Science Fails If it Looks too Good to be True

Not sure if I completely agree.  Have seen very good results come out of an analytic solution.  I agree that if it makes recommendations very different from current...

Announcing the 2020 Computing Innovation Fellows
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Announcing the 2020 Computing Innovation Fellows

This past spring, when hiring practices were rapidly changing due to COVID-19, the Computing Research Association (CRA) and its Computing Community Consortium (CCC)...

AMD COVID-19 HPC Fund Adds 18 Institutions and 5 Petaflops of Supercomputer Processing Power to Assist Researchers Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic
From insideHPC

AMD COVID-19 HPC Fund Adds 18 Institutions and 5 Petaflops of Supercomputer Processing Power to Assist Researchers Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Sept. 14, 2020 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced a second round of high-performance technology contributions to assist in the global fight...

From Computational Complexity

An interesting serendipitous number

 Last seek I blogged about two math problems of interest to me here.One of them two people posted answers, which was great since I didn't know how to solve them...

How AI Fits into Today's Economy
From The Eponymous Pickle

How AI Fits into Today's Economy

TNW looks into AI, and provides a non technical view, points to Prediction Machines Book. good starting place regarding economics involved.A realistic picture of...

Nvidia to Acquire Arm for $40 Billion
From insideHPC

Nvidia to Acquire Arm for $40 Billion

Nvidia and SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) have announced an agreement under which Nvidia will acquire Arm Limited from SBG and the SoftBank Vision Fund in a transaction...

Antipatterns and Tech Transforms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Antipatterns and Tech Transforms

Antipatterns that are derailing technology transformations | in McKinseyBy Sven Blumberg, Thomas Delaet, and Kartikeya SwamiTen ‘antipatterns’ that are derailing...

Blogging Note
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blogging Note

I am being forced by Google into using the latest version of Blogger now. And it has led me into an increase of errors.  And more editing.   I will fix them as...

What Do You Mean “What’s My Workload?” I Have Hundreds of Them!
From insideHPC

What Do You Mean “What’s My Workload?” I Have Hundreds of Them!

In this sponsored post, Curtis Anderson, Senior Software Architect at Panasas, Inc., takes a look at what Panasas is calling Dynamic Data Acceleration (DDA) and...

NVidia Buys ARM for 40 Billion, Plans new AI Research Center
From The Eponymous Pickle

NVidia Buys ARM for 40 Billion, Plans new AI Research Center

Considerable detail in this ExtremeTech piece, On China connections.Nvidia Buys ARM for $40 Billion, Plans New AI Research Center In ExtremeTech by Joel HruskaThe...

On Ensemble Methods, the How and Why
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Ensemble Methods, the How and Why

Nicely done piece on the topic.  The general overiew motivates the use of all kinds of group solutions, even without analytics methods involved.  We often usedHow...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Convex Algorithms

Continuous can beat discrete Nisheeth Vishnoi is a professor at Yale University in the computer science department. The faculty there is impressive and includes...

Alexa and HIPAA
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa and HIPAA

 Skill directions in healthcare.  Requirements are interesting.Amazon Opens Applications for HIPAA-Eligible Alexa Skills Eric Hal Schwartz on September 11, 2020...

Finding the New from the Old
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finding the New from the Old

Makes the case that you can use older data to make useful conclusions.  Though in our experience the required meta data was often not available.    Physics/astronomy...

[Book] The Weirdest People in the World
From Putting People First

[Book] The Weirdest People in the World

Provocative and engaging in both its broad scope and its surprising details, The WEIRDest People in the World explores how culture, institutions, and psychology...

Publishers vs Internet Archive
From The Eponymous Pickle

Publishers vs Internet Archive

Came across this pre pandemic when I received a letter from my local library about them decreasing the number of digital 'copies' of books available.    Had previously...

Report: Nvidia on Verge of Arm Acquisition
From insideHPC

Report: Nvidia on Verge of Arm Acquisition

The Wall Street Journal reported today that Nvidia is close to purchasing British chip designer Arm Holdings from SoftBank Group for more than $40 billion in aReport...

Voice Interoperability Initiative: Combining Assistant Contexts?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Voice Interoperability Initiative: Combining Assistant Contexts?

Had seen this mentioned before, but had not completely understood its implications.  Considerable piece in Venturebeat.    Overall implications for ultimate intelligence...

AI and Restaurants
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and Restaurants

Instructive insights about an industry that is now under considerable pressure.  ... AI Issues and Advances in the Restaurant and QSR (Quick Service Restaurant)...

Wolfram Alpha Notebook Turns One: Does Chemistry
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram Alpha Notebook Turns One: Does Chemistry

This remains taking a close look at.   We explored WolframAlpha itself.  What I liked here was its use in specific context, like here: Chemistry.  Does this help...
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