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Making sense of squishiness – 3D modelling the natural world
From CS4FN (Computer Science For Fun)

Making sense of squishiness – 3D modelling the natural world

by Paul Curzon, Queen Mary University of London Look out the window at the human-made world. It’s full of hard, geometric shapes – our buildings, the roads, our...

Latina Computing Professionals Panel at Tapia 2022!
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Latina Computing Professionals Panel at Tapia 2022!

by Adriana Alvarado Garcia, Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Brianna Posadas, Wendy Roldan Latina women, historically underrepresented in computing [1], face additional...

IBM Quantum State of the Union
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Quantum State of the Union

Good status info:  An update on the IBM Quantum mission to bring useful quantum computing to the world, and to make the world quantum safe. Covering remarkableLed...

UF Planning Invention Awards
From The Eponymous Pickle

UF Planning Invention Awards

From the University of Florida, one of my schools:Srinivasan and Nawari Awarded 2022 Invention of the Year Award by UF InnovateMore than 200 innovators and entrepreneurs...

Open Sourcing Farm of the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Sourcing Farm of the Future

First I had seen open sourcing in this domainMicrosoft open sources its ‘farm of the future’ toolkitJake Siegel, Oct 6, 2022FARMINGTON, Wash. – The gently rolling...

Asteroid Hits Earth Shortly After Discovery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Asteroid Hits Earth Shortly After Discovery

With pictures at link.  This happens often, but here apparently with a specific prediction.Asteroid hit Canada hours after discoveryPosted by, Kelly Kizer Whitt...

An Interplanetary File System
From The Eponymous Pickle

An Interplanetary File System

 Idea is new to me.Why the Internet Needs the Interplanetary File SystemPeer-to-peer file sharing would make the Internet far more efficientYiannis Psaris, Jorge...

New Brain Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Brain Models

 Alternative, competitive models are always good.A New Brain Model Could Pave the Way for Conscious AIA new model of the human brain.A new study presents a newGuillaume...

Experimentation and metrics
From Geeking with Greg

Experimentation and metrics

Since the early days of the Web, I've been a fan of A/B testing for promoting innovation and ideas. But A/B testing is a tool. Like any tool, it can be used well...

Internet Law and Moderation Transparency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Internet Law and Moderation Transparency

 Happened on the Stanford Cyberlaw Center, and notably Transparency laws.  Here an excerpt, which leads to more  ...  Had not taken a look there for some time. ...

Climate change and human behaviour
From Putting People First

Climate change and human behaviour

This Focus of Nature Magazine, a collaboration between Nature Human Behaviour and Nature Climate Change, features a broad range of Review and Opinion content on...

Low Cost Legged Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Low Cost Legged Robotics

 Low cost,  especially useful for testing out proposed uses,  sounds good. Low-Cost Robot Ready for Any Obstacle   By Carnegie Mellon University News, NovemberA...

Experts Making Complex Decisions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Experts Making Complex Decisions

 Note also my mention of 'process mining' which can lead to and simplify useful decision making. How Experts Make Complex DecisionsBy studying 200 million chess...

Microsoft Mines Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Mines Process

 We worked with Microsoft to explore process mining:  Was a good idea, Now they are further investing in the idea.   See my links on the examination in this blog...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Brains
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Brains

Researchers have new evidence of how squid brains develop: Researchers from the FAS Center for Systems Biology describe how they used a new live-imaging technique...

Quantum Computing Users Work Alongside Classical Supercomputers: An Interview with Travis Humble at Oak Ridge Lab
From insideHPC

Quantum Computing Users Work Alongside Classical Supercomputers: An Interview with Travis Humble at Oak Ridge Lab

By Katie Elyce Jones, Editor, PillarQ As the high-performance computing (HPC) community looks beyond the brink of Moore’s Law for solutions to accelerate future...

First Review of A Hacker’s Mind
From Schneier on Security

First Review of A Hacker’s Mind

Kirkus reviews A Hacker’s Mind: A cybersecurity expert examines how the powerful game whatever system is put before them, leaving it to others to cover the cost...

NSA Urges Shift to Memory Safe Programming Languages
From The Eponymous Pickle

NSA Urges Shift to Memory Safe Programming Languages

Useful thoughts also mentioned in detail in current 'Security Now'In MalwareBytes:  NSA urges shift to Memory Safe Programming LanguagesSee here: statement from...

Microsoft Teams Gets Improved Sign Language
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Teams Gets Improved Sign Language

 New accessibilityMicrosoft Teams is getting a sign language view  in theVergeThe new accessibility feature creates a larger, high-quality view for interpreters...

ACM Accepting Nominations for New Gordon Bell Prize for Climate Modelling
From insideHPC

ACM Accepting Nominations for New Gordon Bell Prize for Climate Modelling

New York, NY, November 17, 2022 – To highlight and encourage more research focused on modelling the devastating impact of climate change, ACM, the Association for...
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