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A Look inside the new HPE Adaptive Rack Cooling System for HPC
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A Look inside the new HPE Adaptive Rack Cooling System for HPC

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Larry Keller from HPE describes the company's innovative new Adaptive Rack Cooling System for HPC. "Efficient high-performance...

How FPGAs Provide Versatile Acceleration for HPE Servers
From insideHPC

How FPGAs Provide Versatile Acceleration for HPE Servers

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Osama Sarfaraz from HPE describes how the company is using Intel FPGA's to deliver Programmability, Flexibility, and Upgradability...

Echo Devices now Support Skype Calling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Echo Devices now Support Skype Calling

In further indication of a link between Microsoft and Amazon,  Voice and Video Skype calls can now be made-hands free on Echo devices.  I frequently use Skype for...

NIPS 2018 Post
From My Biased Coin

NIPS 2018 Post

Today was my first day at a NIPS conference.  Advertising note, before my thoughts on the experience:Tomorrow I'll be stationed at a poster 10:45 AM -- 12:45 PM...

Talk: How Bots Fit into the AR/VR Space
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talk: How Bots Fit into the AR/VR Space

Join us Dec 6,  at 10:30am US Eastern - hear @anamitag at @IBMDeveloper onTalk Title: How Bots Fit in the AR/VR Space Speaker: Anamita Guha Abstract: This talkBio...

P&G Responding to Changing Customer Preferences
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Responding to Changing Customer Preferences

Intriguing directions, especially regarding customization.  How does a big company react to customer preferences,  when it can no longer direct them?Q&A | How P&G...

2018 ACM Fellows Announced
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

2018 ACM Fellows Announced

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) just announced their 2018 ACM Fellows. The ACM Fellows award is ACM’s “most prestigious member grade,” which “recognizes...

Better Facial Recognition, Says NIST
From The Eponymous Pickle

Better Facial Recognition, Says NIST

Interesting stats.   Our own experience says it depends strongly on the contextual aspects of the image acquisition.  And often out of complete control.    Introduce...

Protein Folding with Alphabet Deep Mind
From The Eponymous Pickle

Protein Folding with Alphabet Deep Mind

A big, big deal we took a look at for industry, even suggested a neural net possibility, but methods were still too primitive at the time, here looks to be a step...

Where Does Computer Science Fit–Revisited
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Where Does Computer Science Fit–Revisited

David Renton is teaching his students at Porter-Gaud how to program virtual reality projects. He posted a video of some of these projects a few days ago.These are...

Video: Oracle Steps Up with Bare Metal for HPC Cloud Infrastructure
From insideHPC

Video: Oracle Steps Up with Bare Metal for HPC Cloud Infrastructure

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Taylor Newill from Oracle describes the company's new Bare Metal for HPC Cloud Infrastructure. "Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services...

AI Will Make You Smarter Through Augmentation
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Will Make You Smarter Through Augmentation

Course that is what we are aiming at,  it augments us.   Conversation is a great start.Artificial intelligence will make you smarterPeople plus machines will surpass...

From Computational Complexity

Remembering George H. W. Bush

Today is the national day of mourning for George Herbert Walker Bush, one of the best presidents for science and computing. He created PCAST, the President's...

New Paper: A First Step towards Quantum-Powered Machine Learning
From insideHPC

New Paper: A First Step towards Quantum-Powered Machine Learning

"Given the remarkable performance improvements over many generations of classical microprocessors [7] and the impressive algorithmic improvements in mixed-integer...

Security Risks of Chatbots
From Schneier on Security

Security Risks of Chatbots

Good essay on the security risks -- to democratic discourse -- of chatbots....

Video: Speeding HPC Administration with HPE Performance Cluster Manager
From insideHPC

Video: Speeding HPC Administration with HPE Performance Cluster Manager

In this video from SC18, Leslie Tung describes the advantages of HPE Performance Cluster Manager. HPE Performance Cluster Manager is HPE’s first fully integrated...

Alibaba has a Better Intelligent Assistant than Google's
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alibaba has a Better Intelligent Assistant than Google's

In particular the claim that it is more conversationally powerful is interesting.  Such advances could lead to deeper interaction with humans and further engagement...

Wal-Mart Mobile Out of Stock App
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Mobile Out of Stock App

We developed a similar mobile App on a Blackberry , and tested it in multiple retail settings, but before home ordering/shipping was common.  The idea has been ...

Operations 4.0: Pilots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Operations 4.0: Pilots

From McKinsey.  Thoughtful examination of essence and value of pilotsThe Operations 4.0 podcast: Productivity and ‘pilot purgatory’The value from Operations 4.0...

An Architecture for Intelligence?
From The Eponymous Pickle

An Architecture for Intelligence?

Is there an underlying model for intelligence?    Is it a structurally simple enough one that we could readily convert into code, we could create something that...
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