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Waymo Training Cars
From The Eponymous Pickle

Waymo Training Cars

Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving CarsAn exclusive look at how Alphabet understands its most ambitious artificial intelligence projectAlexis...

Airbags for Robots  (To protect the Humans they Work With)
From The Eponymous Pickle

Airbags for Robots (To protect the Humans they Work With)

From Idea Connection.  Includes a video.  Via Ideaconnection. Airbags for Robots Protect Co-Workers Inflatable airbags for robots could help to protect their fragile...

Watson Analyzing Social Tone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson Analyzing Social Tone

Instructive Watson Example, via O'ReillyHow can I use IBM Watson to analyze the tone of social media posts?Learn how to use IBM Watson's APIs and natural language...

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing 2018
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing 2018

Several of my students have applied for this award and all found it quite worthwhile.There are many benefits for students in high school and college. It’s really...

Hacking Voice Assistant Systems with Inaudible Voice Commands
From Schneier on Security

Hacking Voice Assistant Systems with Inaudible Voice Commands

Turns out that all the major voice assistants -- Siri, Google Now, Samsung S Voice, Huawei HiVoice, Cortana and Alexa -- listen at audio frequencies the human ear...

Apple on Virtual and Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple on Virtual and Augmented Reality

Saw these presentations today.  Relatively little was presented on AR and VR, except in the game space.  But apparently it will be presented live in their visitor...

Cavium Joins the OpenMP Effort for ThunderX2 Processor
From insideHPC

Cavium Joins the OpenMP Effort for ThunderX2 Processor

Today the OpenMP ARB organization announced that Cavium has joined as a new member. "Cavium’s membership in the OpenMP ARB further highlights our strong beliefCavium...

CCIX Project to link ARM Processors to FPGAs for HPC
From insideHPC

CCIX Project to link ARM Processors to FPGAs for HPC

Today ARM, Xilinx, Cadence, and Taiwan Semiconductor announced plans to produce the first test chip for the Cache Coherent Interconnect for Accelerators (CCIX)CCIX...

Seeking Teams for the 2018 Student Cluster Competition at ISC in Frankfurt
From insideHPC

Seeking Teams for the 2018 Student Cluster Competition at ISC in Frankfurt

The HPC Advisory Council has officially kicked off the ISC-HPCAC Student Cluster Competition (SCC) with an open call for team entries in the 2018 competition. "The...

Video: Characterization and Benchmarking of Deep Learning
From insideHPC

Video: Characterization and Benchmarking of Deep Learning

 Natalia Vassilieva from HP Labs gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Milwaukee. "Our Deep Learning Cookbook is based on a massive collection of performanceVideo...

Data & Society’s Next Stage
From Apophenia

Data & Society’s Next Stage

In March 2013, in a flurry of days, I decided to start a research institute. I’d always dreamed of doing so, but it was really my amazing mentor and boss – Jennifer...

Reshaping Business with AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reshaping Business with AI

Good executive view.Reshaping Business with Artificial IntelligenceClosing the Gap Between Ambition and Actionby: Sam Ransbotham, David Kiron, Philipp Gerbert and...

Privacy of Home Robotic Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Privacy of Home Robotic Data

Thoughful piece that follows up on the use of home robots building models of homes, and potential  sharing of that data.     More broadly we will see this kindInterview...

Solving AI Hardware Challenges
From insideHPC

Solving AI Hardware Challenges

For many deep learning startups out there, buying AI hardware and a large quantity of powerful GPUs is not feasible. So many of these startup companies are turning...

National Briefing Call on K-12 Computer Science Education
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

National Briefing Call on K-12 Computer Science Education

I'm told this will be very well worth the time. I may even join with my Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles students.We are pleased to invite you toCSforAll...

Clearpath Moderizes TurtleBot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Clearpath Moderizes TurtleBot

Clearpath Modernizes TurtleBot With Intel Euclid and iRobot Create  By Evan Ackerman in IEEE Spectrum Clearpath Robotics, in partnership with Intel and iRobot,For...

Yet Another Example of the Importance of Good Names
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Yet Another Example of the Importance of Good Names

A little Tuesday humor. I think I may use this to help students understand the importance of good variable names and other identifiers.

Securing a Raspberry Pi
From Schneier on Security

Securing a Raspberry Pi

A Raspberry Pi is a tiny computer designed for markers and all sorts of Internet-of-Things types of projects. Make magazine has an article about securing it. Reading...

Mapping Sound Environments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mapping Sound Environments

We experimented with managing sound environments in retail.  Perhaps a more rigorous way to look at the problem?   See my tags on this. A New Mobile Application...

Contextual Query Understanding
From The Noisy Channel

Contextual Query Understanding

So far, we’ve focused on understanding searchers based entirely on the words they type into the search box. But search doesn’t occur in a vacuum. In the next posts...
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